Dr. P. Srinivasan

Professor(Associate Dean, WILP Division),
Department of Mechanical Engineering

Room. No: 2224-A (Mechanical Engineering, HOD Office), Faculty Division - II
The Chamber of Associate Dean, Practice School Division, First Floor, Off-campus Office (Besides Central Library BITS Pilani)


Publications (Conferences & Journals) - Last five years


Technical Papers Under review (2023):

  • Vivek Tiwari and Srinivasan Periaswamy, “Compatibility of structural materials with AlSi12 alloys-based phase change material and increasing the corrosion resistance by ceramic coatings” Journal of Energy Storage, Elsevier Science Publications. (IF 8.04). EST-D-22-05551.
  • Siddhartha Dhanwantiri and Srinivasan Periaswamy, “ Analysing policy option for mitigation of Sulphur Dioxide emission from coal based thermal power plants of India using system dynamics approach” Journal of Mitigation and Adaptation Strategies for Global Change, Springer Publications. MITI-D-22-00257.


Publications: (Last Six years)

International Journals:

Journal Publication (Year 2022)

  • Atharv Modi, Syed Tariq and Periaswamy Srinivasan “ Theoretical Analysis of a Self-Condensing CO2 Transcritical Power Cycle With Regeneration Involving Dense Particle Suspensions in a Solar Thermal Power Plant” J. Thermal Sci. Eng. Appl., Vol. 14, Issue 10; The American Society of Mechanical Engineers; (DOI:


Journal Publication (Year 2021)


  • Mallya Akshat and P Srinivasan “Numerical simulations and experimental investigations to study the melting behavior of beeswax in a cylindrical container at different angular positions” Journal of Energy Storage, Vol. 44, Part B; Elsevier Science Publications; (DOI:
  • Vivek Tiwari, Aakash Rai, P Srinivasan, "Parametric analysis and optimization of a latent heat thermal energy storage system for concentrated solar power plants under realistic operating conditions", Journal of Renewable energy , Elsevier Science Publications. (DOI: In Press) Paper link:!


    Communicated Journals:


  • Hari Raghavendran, “Economic and Environmental Impact Mitigation Analysis of Implementing Alloy 617 for Sustainable Coal Power Generation in India- An approach using Residual Life Assessment and External Cost”, Journal of Cleaner Production, 30 July 2021. (Communicated).
  • Siddhartha Dhanvanthri, Pullah Bhatnagar and P Srinivasan, “Need for policy mix to accelerate the installation of Flue Gas Desulphurization units in coal-fired thermal power plants of India based on experience from other countries” Journal of Energy Policy by Elsevier Science. (Communicated), 13 July 2021.
  • Derek Bunn, Hari Raghavendran, P Srinivasan,” Sustainable Power Purchase Contracts for Local Industries from Floating Solar & Pumped Hydro Integration”, Journal: Renewable Energy, Elsevier Science Publications, 30 June 2021. (Under review)



Journal Publication (Year 2020)

  • P.Srinivasan and Anand Shekhar, “Internalising the External cost of Gaseous and Particulate emissions from coal based thermal power plants in India”,  International Journal of Particulate Science and Technology (2020), Taylor & Francis Publications.  (SCI Indexed, IF:1.6)
  • Vivek Tiwari and P Srinivasan, “SWOT analyses of high-temperature phase change materials for thermal energy storage”, Journal  of Materials Today: proceedings (2020), Elsevier Science Publications.   10.1016/j.matpr.2019.12.331.  (Scopus Indexed)
  • R.Pavan and P. Srinivasan, “Investigations on creep life of Alloy 617 material for the final stage superheater coils for ultra super critical thermal power plants”, Journal  of Materials Today: proceedings (2020), Elsevier Science Publications.  10.1016/j.matpr.2019.10.032. (Scopus Indexed) 



      Communicated Journals (2020):

  • Hari Raghavendran , P Srinivasan, “Economic and Environmental Impact Mitigation Analysis of implementing Alloy 617 in the super heater coils of ultra-supercritical (USC) power plants in India - An approach using Residual Life Assessment (RLA) and Counter Creep Measures, Journal of Cleaner Engineering and Technology (Publication from Journal of Cleaner Production), (Under Review).




  • P Srinivasan and  Kedar patel, "Numerical and experimental investigation of melting process in spherical PCM capsule used for low-temperature thermal energy storage systems", Journal of Physics: Conference series (2019), IOP Publishing Limited. : 10.1088/1742-6596/1276/1/012064. (Scopus Indexed) 
  • Ronak Shah and P Srinivasan, “Hybrid Photovoltaic and Solar Thermal systems: Performance simulation and experimental validation”, Journal of Materials Today: Proceedings (2018), Elsevier Science Publications. . (Scopus Indexed)
  • P Srinivasan and Shashank Kushwaha, “Creep life prediction of super heater coils used in coal based thermal power plants subjected to fly ash erosion and oxide scale formation, “ Materials Science and Engineering, (2018),  IOP: Conference series, 10.1088/1757-899X/346/1/012008.
  • Dubey S.K., P.Srinivasan," Development of three dimensional transient numerical heat conduction model with growth of oxide scale for steel billet reheat simulation , International Journal of Thermal Sciences," Elsevier Science Publications, Vol.:84,pp. 214-227. (SCI Indexed, IF :  3.476)
  • Dubey S.K., Srinivasan P., Steel billet reheat simulation with growth of oxide layer and investigation on zone temperature sensitivity ,Journal of Mechanical Science and Technology, Springer Publications,  Vol.:28 pp.1113-1124 10.1007/S12206-013-1188-2. (SCI Indexed I F: 1.463)
Earlier Publications in Journals (SCI Indexed only)
  • R.Ponalagusamy, R.Narayanasamy, R.Venkatesan, P Srinivasan," An upper bound solution to extrusion of circular billet to circular shape through cosine dies", Journal of  Materials & Design, Elsevier Science Publications, Volume 27, Issue 5, 2006, Pages 411-415.  IF: 6.289.
  • R.Ponalagusamy, R.Narayanasamy, P Srinivasan," Design and development of streamlined extrusion dies a Bezier curve approach" Journal of Materials Processing technology, Elsevier Science publications, Volume 161, Issue 3, 30 April 2005, pp. 375-380. SCI Indexed. IF: 4.669
  • R.Narayanasamy, P.Srinivasan, R.Vengatesan," Computer aided design and manufacture of streamlined extrusion dies," Journal of Materials Processing Technology, Elsevier Science Publications, Volume 138, Issues 1–3, 20 July 2003, Pages 262-264.  IF: 4.669
Publications in International Conferences of Repute. (Last four years only).
  • Ashrit Tayade, Sisir Sanagala and P Srinivasan “ CFD Analysis of Air Cooled IC Engine Fins in the Presence of an Obstruction Placed Upstream at Low Ambient Temperatures” Proceedings of the 26thNational and 4th International ISHMT-ASTFE Heat and Mass Transfer Conference December 17-20, 2021, IIT Madras, Chennai-600036, Tamil Nadu, India
  • Hari Raghavendran, Srinivasan, P. (2020) “ Creep Related Life Prediction and Life Extension of Alloy 617 Materials Used in Ultra Supercritical Power Plants Using Numerical Analysis ” Creep related life prediction and life extension of Alloy 617 materials used in Ultra Supercritical Power Plants using numerical analysis. Proceedings of the 4th International Conference on Materials Sciences and Nanomaterials (ICMSN 2020)
  • Hari Raghavendran, P.Srinivasan," Numerical Analysis of Creep in Alloy 617 for USC Boilers and performance evaluation of creep countermeasures," IV  International Conference on    Materials Science and Nano materials (ICMSN2020), University of Cambridge, UK 8-10 July 2020.
  • Karan Ghule, P. Srinivasan b*, Vivek Tiwari , "Design and CFD Analysis of Al-Si 12 Alloy Based Latent Heat Storage System for Direct Steam ,Generation Solar Power Plants" Proceedings of the 25th National and 3rd International ISHMT-ASTFE,Heat and MassTransfer Conference (IHMTC-2019), December 28-31, 2019, IIT Roorkee, Roorkee, India. IHMTC2019-PCM-408.
  • P Srinivasan, Anand Shekhar, " 'Internalizing the external cost of Gaseous and Particulate matter emissions from the coal-based thermal power plants in India", International Conference on Advances in Energy Research (ICAER2019),IIT,Mumbai.10- 12 December 2019.
  • P Srinivasan, C. Rishabh," Investigations on the geometries of nuclear fuel pellet to predict the cracking tendency using heat transfer simulation," The Nuclear Materials Conference (NUMAT2018), Organised by Elsevier science,14-18 October 2018. Seatlle, USA.
  • “External cost and Coal based Power Generation” Symposium on Fuel and Energy (SFEE), 2-4 July 2018. Hiroshima University, Japan.
  • Kedar Haradas Patil., Vivek Tiwari., P.Srinivasan, "Investigations on Different type of fin profiles by CFD simulation to improve the performance of Phase change Materials(PCM) based Thermal Energy Storage system, International Conference on Sustainable Energy and Environmental Challenges, (SEEC2018), 31 December 2017 to 03 January 2018, IISc, Bangalore.
  • Kedar Patil., Vivek Tiwari., P. Srinivasan(2018),"Simulation and Experimental investigations of melting process in Spherical Phase Change materials (PCM) for low Temperature thermal energy storage systems, International Conference on Sustainable Energy and Environmental Challenges, (SEEC2018), 31 December 2017 to 03 January 2018, IISc, Bangalore.
  • P.Srinivasan and Aarushi Bharghava "Residual Life Assessment of Super-Heater Coils in Supercritical Thermal Power Plants due to Erosion by Fly-Ash and Oxide Scale Growth" Proceedings of International " O& M Conference IPS2018" Organised by NTPC during 13-15 February 2018 at, NTPC, Noida. 
  • P. Srinivasan, anand shekhar, "Internalising the external cost of power generation from coal based thermal power plants in India" at International Conference on Energy, Environment and Economics (ICEEE2017) held at Heriot-Watt University, Edinbrurgh,  UK during 11-13 December 2017