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Name

U. N. GAITONDE

Initials

UNG

Designation

Professor of Mechanical Engineering

E-mail

gaitonde-at-iitb.ac.in

Mail address

Dr U N Gaitonde


Professor of Mechanical Engineering


Indian Institute of Technology, Bombay


MUMBAI  400 076  INDIA

Office

Room 202, First Floor

Telephone

+91-22-2576-7501/7508 (off)


+91-22-2572-2545 Ext 7501/7508 (off)

FAX

+91-22-2572-6875 / 2572-3480


 

Areas of Interest

Thermodynamics


Heat Transfer


Energy Conversion

Academic Background:
  BTech, Mechanical Engineering, IIT Bombay, 1973. 
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  PhD, IIT Bombay, 1977.
 
Experience before joining the faculty here: Worked as an engineer in the Special Projects Group of the Corporate Research and Development Division of Bharat Heavy Electricals Ltd. (BHEL) from 1977 to 1980.

Courses Taught:


Undergraduate

Thermodynamics


Heat Transfer


Introduction to Thermal Machines


Steam Turbines and Gas Turbines


Power Plant Engineering


Computer-Aided Solutions


Heat Transfer Laboratory


Steam Power Laboratory

Postgraduate

Thermodynamics and Combustion


Heat Transfer


Conduction and Radiation


Convective Heat Transfer


Computational Methods in Thermal and Fluids Engineering

Research Interests : 

  • Experimental and numerical investigations in heat transfer 

  • Design and analysis of components of power plants 

  • Heat transfer problems in industry (heat transfer in furnaces, cooling of equipment) 

  • Safety studies related to Indian nuclear power plants 

Current Students :

Current Projects : 

  • Long-distance teaching of Thermodynamics.

  • Modelling and simulation of power-plant components.