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A. MUTHU MANOKAR

Designation : Assistant Professor
Nature of Employment : Regular
Qualification : B.E,.M.E.,(Ph.D)
Phone : +91 9944248642
Email ID : muthumanokar@crescent.education

Teaching

Educational Background

Degree Discipline Year of Passing University
Ph.D Mechanical Engineering Thesis submitted Anna University, Chennai
M.E Energy Engineering 2013 Anna University, Chennai
B. E Electrical and Electronics Engineering 2011 Anna University, Tirunelveli

Work Experience

Designation Institution Duration No. of Years
Research scholar Kamaraj College of Engineering and Technology, Virudhunagar 02.01.2017-30.6.2018 1 year 6 months
Assistant Professor Dhaanish Ahmed college of Engineering, Chennai. 21.06.2016-26.12.2016 6 months
Assistant Professor Vel Tech, Chennai 01.06.2013-29.5.2016 3 years

Lecture courses

  • Power Plant Engineering
  • Engineering Economics and Cost Analysis
  • Environmental Science and Engineering
  • Heat and mass transfer

Research

Areas Of Research Interest

  • Aerodynamics of Road vehicles
  • Solar desalination
  • Solar PV
  • Heat transfer

Publications
International Journal Publications:
Publications In SCIIndexed Journals:

  • A.Muthu Manokar, K. Kalidasa Murugavel*, G. Esakkimuthu “Different parameters affecting the rate of evaporation and condensation on passive solar still –A Review”,Renewable & Sustainable Energy Reviews, Elsevier,Volume 38, Pages 309–322, October 2014, Impact Factor: 9.184
    https://doi.org/10.1016/j.rser.2014.05.092
  • A.Muthu Manokar*, D.Prince Winston*, A.E. Kabeel, Ravishankar Sathyamurthy, “Sustainable fresh water and power production by integrating PV panel in inclined solar still”, Journal of Cleaner Production, Elsevier, Volume 172, Pages 2711-2719, 20 January 2018, Impact Factor: 5.651
    https://doi.org/10.1016/j.jclepro.2017.11.140
  • A.Muthu Manokar*, D.Prince Winston, A.E. Kabeel, Ravishankar Sathyamurthy, T. Arunkumar “Different parameter and technique affecting the rate of evaporation on active solar still -A Review’’, Heat and Mass Transfer,Springer,Volume 54, Pages593–630, March 2018,Impact Factor: 1.494
    https://link.springer.com/article/10.1007/s00231-017-2170-9
  • El-Agouz*, Ravishankar Sathyamurthy*, A.Muthu Manokar, “Improvement of humidification-dehumidification desalination unit using a desiccant wheel” Chemical Engineering Research and Design, Elsevier,Volume 131, Pages 104-116, March 2018, Impact Factor: 2.795
    https://doi.org/10.1016/j.cherd.2017.06.004
  • A.Muthu Manokar*, D.Prince Winston, Jayanta Deb Mondol, A.E. Kabeel, Ravishankar Sathyamurthy, Hitesh panchal, “Comparative study of Inclined solar panel basin solar still in passive and active mode”, Solar Energy, Elsevier,Volume 169, Pages206-216, June 2018,Impact Factor: 4.374
    https://doi.org/10.1016/j.solener.2018.04.060
  • A. Muthu Manokar*,D. Prince Winston, A.E. Kabeel, S.A. El-Agouz, Ravishankar Sathyamurthy,T. Arunkumar, B. Madhu, Amimul Ahsan,“ Integrated PV/T Solar Still- A mini-Review’’, Desalination,Elsevier,Volume 435, Pages 259-267,June 2018, Impact Factor: 6.603
    http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.desal.2017.04.022
  • B. Praveen kumar , D. Prince Winston*, P. Pounraj, A. Muthu Manokar, S.Ravishankar, A.E. Kabeel, “Experimental Investigation on hybrid PV/T active solar still with effective heating and cover cooling method”, Desalination,Elsevier, Volume 435, Pages 140-151, June 2018, Impact Factor: 6.603
    https://doi.org/10.1016/j.desal.2017.11.007
  • A.Muthu Manokar*, M.Vimala,D.Prince Winston, R. Ramesh, P.K.Nagarajan, R. Bharathwaaj, Ravishankar S,“Different parameter affecting the rate of condensation on active solar still -A Review’’, Environmental Progress & Sustainable Energy, John Wiley & Sons,pages 1-11, 2018, Impact Factor: 1.326.
  • P. Pounraj, D. Prince Winston*, A.E. Kabeel, B. Praveen kumar , A. Muthu Manokar, RavishankarSathyamurthy,S. Cynthia Christabel , “Experimental investigation on peltier based hybrid PV/T active solar still for enhancing the overall performance’’ Energy Conversion and Management, Elsevier,Volume 168, Pages371-381,2018,Impact Factor: 6.377
    https://doi.org/10.1016/j.enconman.2018.05.011
  • A.Muthu Manokar*, A.E. Kabeel, Ravishankar Sathyamurthy, D.Prince Winston, , “A review on differentdesign modifications employed in inclined solar still for improving the yield of fresh water’’, Journal of Solar Energy Engineering: Including Wind Energy and Building Energy Conservation, ASME, Impact Factor: 1.367 (Accepted)
  • Madhu B* , E Balasubramanian, A.E. Kabeel, S.A. El-Agouz, A.Muthu Manokar, Ravishankar Sathyamurthy, “Experimental investigation on the effect of sensible heat energy storage in inclined solar still with baffles” Desalinationand water treatment, Impact Factor: 1.631.(Accepted)

Publications in Scopus Indexed journals:

  • P. Naveen kumar, A.Muthu Manokar, Madhu. B,Kabeel, Arunkumar. T, Hitesh panchal, Ravishankar sathyamurthy*, “Experimental investigation on the effect of water mass in triangular pyramid solar still integrated to inclined solar still”, Groundwater for Sustainable Development,Elsevier, Volume 5, Pages 229-234,b>, https://doi.org/10.1016/j.gsd.2017.08.003
  • A.Muthu Manokar*,D.Prince Winston, “Experimental Analysis Of Single Basin Single Slope Finned Acrylic Solar Still” , Elsevier Materials Today: Proceedings, Volume4, Pages 7234–7239, 2017, https://doi.org/10.1016/j.matpr.2017.07.051
  • A.Muthu Manokar*,.D.Prince Winston, “Comparative Study Of Finned Acrylic Solar Still And Galvanised Iron Solar Still”, Elsevier Materials Today: Proceedings,Volume4, Pages 8323–8327, 2017, https://doi.org/10.1016/j.matpr.2017.07.175
  • S.Varun raj,A.Muthu Manokar*, “Design And Analysis Of Solar Still” , Elsevier Materials Today: Proceedings, Volume4, Pages 9179–9185, 2017,
    https://doi.org/10.1016/j.matpr.2017.07.275
  • Hitesh Panchal, Yazan Taamneh, Ravishankar Sathyamurthy, A.E. Kabeel, S.A. El-Agouz, P. Naveen Kumar, A. Muthu Manokar, T. Arunkumar, D.Mageshbabu & R. Bharathwaaj, “Economic and Exergy investigation of triangular pyramid solar still integrated to inclined solar still with baffles”, International Journal of Ambient Energy, Taylor & Francis, Volume4, Pages 1-6, 15 Jan 2018
    https://doi.org/10.1080/01430750.2017.1422143
  • S.A. El-Agouz, A.E. Kabeel, J. Subramani, A.Muthu Manokar, T. Arunkumar, Ravishankar Sathyamurthy*, P.K.Nagarajan, D. Mageshbabu, “Theoretical analysis of continuous heat extraction from absorber of solar still for improving the productivity”,Periodica Polytechnica MechanicalEngineering , Vol 62 No 3 Pages – 187-195. (2018),
    https://pp.bme.hu/me/article/view/11213
  • Madhu B* , E Balasubramanian, Ravishankar Sathyamurthy, P.K.Nagarajan, D.Mageshbabu R. Bharathwaaj,A.Muthu Manokar, “Exergy analysis of solar still with sand heat energy storage”,March 2018, Applied Solar Energy, Springer, 54(3)(Accepted)

Publications in Other Indexed Journals:

  • A.Muthu Manokar*, “Use of Titanium dioxide as photo-catalyst in single basin single Slope solar still”, Journal of chemical and pharmaceutical Sciences, Volume 04, Pages 71-73, December 2014
  • A.Muthu Manokar*, “Active Solar Distillation with enhance the condensation by using electric blower”, International Journal of Applied Engineering Research (IJAER), ResearchIndia Publications, Volume 10, Pages 9512-9515, 2015
  • A.Muthu Manokar*, “Study of Photovoltaic Thermal System”, Journal of Energy Research and Environmental Technology (JERET), Volume 2, Number 3, pages 192-195, April-June 2015
  • A.Muthu Manokar*, “Productivity Improvement In End Suction Pump Test Bed Using Mobile Trolley”, Asian Journal of Science and Applied Technology (AJSAT), Vol.3.No.1 pp 14-16, 2015
  • S.Varun raj,A.Muthu Manokar*., “Combustion Characteristics of Di-Ethyl Ether Mixed Thevetia Peruviana Seed Oil”, Journal Of Chemical And Pharmaceutical Research,Volume 8, Issue 7, pages 424-430, 2016
  • A.Muthu Manokar*,D.Prince Winston, M.Vimala “Performance Analysis Of Parabolic Trough Concentrating Photovoltaic Thermal System”, Procedia Technology, Elsevier,Volume 24, Pages 485 – 491, 2016
  • B.Sachuthananthan*,T. Naresh Kumar,A.Muthu Manokar., “A Performance of a Window Air Conditioner Using Alternative Refrigerants R22 and R290”, International Journal of Engineering Science And Research Technology Volume 5(10), Pages 27-32,October, 2016
  • Abdulrahim A, Ashok Kumar M, B.Sachuthananthan, A.Muthu Manokar*., “Different methods to enhance the evaporation rate usingphoto-catalyst in solar still – AReview” Elixir Renewable Energy Volume 102 , Pages 44193-44196, 2017

International and National Conferences presentations:

International Conference:

  • A.Muthu Manokar Presented a paper titled on “Active solar distillation with forcedcondensation” inInternational Conference on Innovative strategies in Renewable Energies and its Applications (ISREA-2015) sponsored by MNREOrganized by Department of Electrical & Electronics Engineering at Sona College of Technology, in Salem on5th-6th, March, 2015
  • A.Muthu Manokar Presented a paper titled on “Productivity Improvement In End Suction Pump Test Bed Using Mobile Trolley” in 1st International Conference on “Engineering, Management and Applied Sciences (ICEMAS 2015) at MNSK College of Engineering Pudukkottai -622 305 on 9th -11th April 2015
  • A.Muthu Manokar Presented a paper titled on “Study Of Photovoltaic Thermal System” in 3rd International Conference on “ Applied Sciences, Environmental Engineering and Clean Energy Technologies for Sustainable Development” (ASECET-2015) at Jawaharlal Nehru University, New Delhi on 25th and 26th April, 2015
  • A.Muthu Manokar, Dr.D.Prince Winston. M.Vimala, Presented a paper titled on “Performance Analysis of parabolic through concentrating photovoltaic thermal system” in International Conference on Progressive Development in Mechanical Engineering (PDME-2015) at Department of Mechanical Engineering, Govt Engineering College Trichur on 9-11 December 2015
  • A.Muthu Manokar, Presented a paper titled on “Study of parabolic through concentrating collector to increase the photovoltaic thermal system” in 1st International Conference on Productivity, Efficiency and Competitiveness in Design and Manufacturing (PECDM 2016) at Department of Mechanical Engineering, PSG College of Technology Coimbatore on 7th – 9th January 2016
  • Mohamed Surfras M.S, A.Muthu Manokar, a paper titled on “Comparative Study of Concentrated Photovoltaic Thermal System And Photovoltaic Thermal System” in 2nd International Conference on Thermal, Energy and Environment (INCOTEE 2016) at Department of Mechanical Engineering, Kalasalingam University Krishnankoil on 25th & 26th March 2016
  • Vivekanandan S, Sankaranarayanan V, A.Muthu Manokar, a paper titled on “Theoretical Analysis And Mathematical Modelling Of Parabolic Trough Concentrating Photovoltaic Thermal System” in 2nd International Conference on Thermal, Energy and Environment (INCOTEE 2016) at Department of Mechanical Engineering, Kalasalingam University Krishnankoil on 25th & 26th March 2016
  • A.Muthu Manokar, D.Prince Winston., presented a paper titled on “Comparative Study of Finned Acrylic Solar Still And Galvanised Iron Solar Still” in International Conference on Advancements in Materials for Manufacturing (ICAAMM-2016) at Departments of Aeronautical and Mechanical Engineering, MLR Institute of Technology Hyderabad on 7th to 9th July 2016
  • A.Muthu Manokar, D.Prince Winston., presented a paper titled on “Experimental Analysis of Single Basin Single Slope Finned Acrylic Solar Still” in International Conference on Advancements in Materials for Manufacturing (ICAAMM-2016) at Departments of Aeronautical and Mechanical Engineering, MLR Institute of Technology Hyderabad on 7th to 9th July 2016
  • S.Varun raj, A.Muthu Manokar, presented a paper titled on “Design And Analysis of Solar Still” in International Conference on Advancements in Materials for Manufacturing (ICAAMM-2016) at Departments of Aeronautical and Mechanical Engineering, MLR Institute of Technology Hyderabad on 7th to 9th July 2016
  • A.Muthu Manokar*, D.Prince Winston*, YazanTaamneh, A.E. Kabeel, Ravishankar Sathyamurthy, “The effect of water depth and insulation on the productivity of acrylic pyramid solar still – an experimental Study” in The Eighth Jordan International Chemical Engineering Conference(JIChEC 2017), Jordan November 7-9, 2017.
  • Mageshbabu. D, YazanTaamneh*, A. Muthu Manokar, A.E. Kabeel,Ravishankar Sathyamurthy,T. Arunkumar, A. Ahsan, “Experimental investigation on the effect of water depth in conventional solar still integrated with inclined solar still” in The Eighth Jordan International Chemical Engineering Conference (JIChEC 2017), Jordan November 7-9, 2017.
  • A.Muthu Manokar*, M.Vimala, D.Prince Winston , A.E. Kabeel, Ravishankar Sathyamurthy*, Ali J. Chamkha “Experimental studies on effect of mass flow rates in an inclined solar panel absorber solar still ”, in International Conference on Desalination (InDA-2018), Department of Chemical Engineering
    National Institute of Technology, Tiruchirapalli on 20th and 21st April 2018.
  • A.Muthu Manokar*,“Experimental study on effect of different mass flow rate in an inclined solar panel absorber solar still integrated with spiral tube water heater”, WSTA 13th Gulf Water Conference, Kuwait, March 2019

National Conference:

  • A.Muthu Manokar, K. Kalidasa Murugavel, G. Esakkimuthu., Presented a paper titled on “Enhanced solar still performance by reducing glass temperature” in the Eight National Conference on Research Issues in Renewable Energy and Conservation – ELCON 13 sponsored by MNRE organised by Electrical & Electronics Engineering department held at National Engineering College, Kovilpatti on 20th March 2013
  • A.Muthu Manokar Presented a paper titled on “Active solar still – A Review” in one day National-Level Conference on Advances in Mechanical Sciences 2013 (AIMS 2013) organised by Mechanical department held at Fatima Michael College of Engineering and Technology, Madurai on 9th April 2013
  • A.Muthu Manokar Presented a paper titled on “Use of Titanium dioxide as photo-catalyst in single basin single slope solar still” in National Conference on Green Engineering and Technologies for sustainable future (NC-GET 2014) organised by Bharathidasan Institute of technology Anna University, Tiruchirappalli department of petrochemical technology on 5th& 6th December 2014
  • Abdulrahim A, Ashok Kumar M, Dr.B.Sachuthananthan, A.Muthu Manokar, a paper titled on “Different methods to enhance the evaporation rate usingphoto-catalyst in solar still – AReview” in National Conference on Green Engineering and Technologies for sustainable future (NC-GET 2016) Sponsored by TEQIP II organised by Bharathidasan Institute of technology Anna University, Tiruchirappalli department of petrochemical technology on 16th& 17th September 2016

Reviewed Research Project for University of Sharjah:

  • Reviewed the proposal of the research project titled on “Numerical and experimental study of an innovative solar absorber – parabolic trough collectors case”

Reviewed papers for leading International Journals:

  • Desalination(Elsevier)
  • Environmental Progress & Sustainable Energy(John Wiley & Sons)
  • Jordan Journal of Mechanical and Industrial Engineering
  • The Journal of Engineering Research
  • Journal of Water Resource and Protection
  • International Research Journal of Agricultural and Food Sciences
  • Advances in Applied Agricultural Sciences
  • Journal of Essential Oil Bearing Plants (Taylor & Francis)
  • Open Access Journal of Photoenergy
  • International Journal of Petrochemical Science & Engineering

Reviewer for leading International Conferences:

  • International Conference on Renewable Energy Research and Application (ICRERA 2017), Birmingham/UK
  • 3rd International Conference on New Energy and Future Energy System (NEFES 2018), Shanghai, China

Editorial Board member for International Journals:

  • International Journal of Civil Mechanical Engineering, Research India Publications

Seminar / Workshop/ FDP/STTP/ In-Plant Training Attended:

  • Attended one day seminar titled on “Recent Trends in Catalysis” organised by Department of Chemistry, Anna university Chennai on 28th March, 2017
  • Attended one day workshop titled on “Springer Nature Author Workshop” organised by University Library, Anna University and Springer Nature on 27th Feb, 2017.
  • Attended Three days International Workshop titled on “Advanced Functional Nanomaterials” organised by Centre for Nanoscience & centre for international Affairs Anna University, on Chennai on 16th – 18th December 2015
  • Attended Two days Workshop titled on “ Energy Audit & Management” organised by Thiagarajar College of Engineering, Madurai on 17-18 July 2015
  • Attended Three days Short Term Training Programme titled on “Fundamentals and Applications of FEA & CFD in Engineering” organised byMepco Schlenk Engineering College, Sivakasi on June 1-3, 2015
  • Attended Seven days Faculty Development Program titled on “Design of Machine Elements” Sponsored by Anna University organised by mechanical department held atVel Tech Multi Tech Dr.Rangarajan Dr.Sakunthala Engineering College, Chennai.on 5th to 12th June 2013
  • Participated in One day National-Level Workshop titled on “Research Opportunities in Solar Thermal” organised by Centre for Energy Studies held at National Engineering College, Kovillpatti. On 12th December 2012
  • Attended One day National seminar titled on “Opportunitiesand Challenges in Renewable Power Generation” organised by Cape Renewable Energy Research Centre held at CAPE Institute of Technology, Levengipuram. on 10th Feb 2012
  • Undergone Ten days In-Plant training at “Alter Energy Systems”, Madurai from 17.09.2012 to 26.09.2012
  • Undergone Six days In-Plant training at “Valuthur Gas Turbine Power Station”, Ramanathapuram. From 11.06.2012 to 16.6.2012

Membership in Professional Bodies:

  • Institution of Engineers
  • Renewable Energy CPD Professional Membership
  • International Association of Engineers
  • International Society for Research and Development