National Seminar on Computational Fluids Dynamics (CFD) & its Applications

A National Seminar on ‘Computational Fluids Dynamics (CFD) & its Applications’ was organized by Aerospace Engineering Department of Punjab Engineering College (PEC), Chandigarh in association with Aeronautical Society of India (AeSI), Chandigarh Branch on 19th & 20th March, 2018.

The Keynote address was delivered by Dr. Amarjit Singh, an outstanding scientist & Ex-Director of SASE- Chandigarh. The other dignitaries on the dais were Dr. Uma Batra (Deputy Director, PEC), Air Commodore Sanjeeva Sinha (Chairman, AeSI, Chandigarh Branch & Air Officer Commanding, 3BRD), Dr. Rakesh Kumar (Head, Aerospace Engineering Departments), Dr. S.C. Sharma (Ex-HOD, AED, PEC), Sh. Deepak Lekhi & Prof. Tushar Siag (Coordinators) along with the delegates.

Eminent speakers from all over the country in the field of CFD delivered expert lectures to the delegates while highlighting various important aspects of CFD. About 150 delegates from various academic, research & industrial organizations participate in the seminar. The seminar consisted of six technical sessions which covered various important aspects of CFD along with applications.

Dr. Sawan Suman Sinha from IIT Delhi delivered his talk on modelling non-local Mach and Reynolds number effects on velocity gradients in compressible flow whereas Dr. C.S. Mistry from IIT Kharagpur focused on applications of CFD in Design of turbo-machinery. Sh. Jitendra Singh, Flight Test Engineer & Ex-DRDO Scientist, highlighted CFD applications in Industry. Sh. Ganesh Kumar (SASE, Chandigarh) talked about CFD in snow drift studies whereas Sh. Sandeep Mallik (TBRL, Chandigarh) enlightened the audience on CFD in dynamic testing of aerospace systems. Other relevant talks were delivered by Dr. Basant Sikarwar from Amity University-Noida, Dr. Rajesh Yadav & Sh. Zozimus Labana from UPES-Dehradun and Prof. Ankit Yadav from PEC Chandigarh.

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