School of Engineering & Technology
Department of Energy Engineering

Profile of Faculty

Dr Devdas Laata

Associate Professor & Head,
Department of Energy Engineering,
Central University of Jharkhand, Ranchi

Cell : +91-9284795918/ 9431382608
E-Mail : devdas.lata@cuj.ac.in/ devdaslata@gmail.com

Educational Qualification  
  1. M.E. (Thermal Power)
  2. Ph.D. (Engineering)
Area of Interest   Hydrogen based Internal Combustion Engine
Courses Taught  

Heat Transfer, Hydrogen Energy, Nuclear Energy, Hydrogen and Fuel Cell, I C Engine and Gas Turbine.

Brief introduction  

My Research area is to run the diesel engine in dual fuel mode with hydrogen, LPG, CNG and Producer gas as secondary fuel.

Administrative responsibilities (with active period)  
  1. Chairman, Training and placement cell. (since 2018)
  2. President, Institution Innovation Council. (since March 2021)
Additional role/ responsibility  
  • Head, Department of Energy Engineering
Articles Published/ Accepted  

TITLE of Ph.D. THESIS:

“Some Investigations on the Performance of the Dual Fuel Diesel Engine with Hydrogen and LPG as Secondary Fuels”.

PUBLICATIONS:

INTERNATIONAL JOURNALS:

  1. Lata DB, Misra A, Kumar A, Chandra R. Effect of Light on Generation of Hydrogen by Halobacterium halobium NCIM 2852 (2007).  Int. J. Hydrogen Energy 32, 3293-3300. (Impact Factor 4.05). ISSN: 0360-3199.
  2. Lata DB, Misra, A. (2010). Theoretical and experimental investigations on the performance of dual fuel diesel engine with hydrogen and LPG as secondary fuels. Int. J. Hydrogen Energy 35, 11918-11931. (Impact Factor 4.05). ISSN: 0360-3199.
  3. Lata DB, Misra, A. (2011). Analysis of ignition delay of a dual fuel diesel engine with hydrogen and LPG as secondary fuels. Int. J. Hydrogen Energy 36, 3746-3756. (Impact Factor 4.05). ISSN: 0360-3199.
  4. Lata DB., Misra, A., Medhekar S., (2011). Investigations on the combustion parameters of a dual fuel diesel engine with hydrogen and LPG as secondary fuels. Int. J. Hydrogen Energy 36, 13808-13819. (Impact Factor 4.05). ISSN: 0360-3199.
  5. Lata DB, Misra, A., Medhekar S., (2012). Effect of addition of hydrogen and LPG on the performance and emissions of a dual fuel diesel engine.  Int. J. Hydrogen Energy 37, 6084 - 6096. (Impact Factor 4.05). ISSN: 0360-3199.
  6. Lata, DB, Misra, A. (2012). Experimental investigations on the performance of dual fuel diesel engine with hydrogen and LPG as secondary fuels. Advances in Intelligent and Soft Computing, Volume 141 AISC, 2012, Pages 119-128.
  7. Dhole AE, Yarasu RB, Lata DB, Abhishek Priyam (2014). Effect on performance and emissions of a dual fuel diesel engine using hydrogen and producer gas as secondary fuels. Int. J. Hydrogen Energy 39, 8087 - 8097. (Impact Factor 4.05). ISSN: 0360-3199.
  8. Dhole AE, Yarasu RB, Lata DB, SS Baraskar (2014). Mathematical Modeling for the Performance and Emission parameters of Dual Fuel Diesel Engine using Hydrogen as Secondary Fuel. Int. J. Hydrogen Energy, 39, 12991 -13001. (Impact Factor 4.05). ISSN: 0360-3199.
  9. Dhole AE, Yarasu RB, Lata DB, SS Baraskar, Shaw D (2014). Mathematical Modeling for the Performance and Emission parameters of Dual Fuel Diesel Engine using Producer gas as Secondary Fuel. Biomass Conv. Bioref. DOI 10.1007/s13399-014-0142-6. (Springer). ISSN: 2190-6815 (Print) 2190-6823 (Online).
  10. GK Prashant, DB Lata, PC Joshi. Investigations on the effect of ethanol blend on the combustion parameters of dual fuel diesel engine. Applied Thermal Engineering. 96 (2016), 623–631. ISSN: 1359-4311.
  11. GK Prashant, DB Lata, PC Joshi. (2016) Investigations on the effect of methanol blend on the combustion parameters of dual fuel diesel engine. Applied Thermal Engineering, 103 (2016) 187–194, ISSN: 1359-4311.
  12. Dhole AE, Yarasu RB, Lata DB (2016). Effect of hydrogen and producer gas as secondary fuels on combustion parameters of a dual fuel diesel engine. Applied Thermal Engineering 108 (2016) 764–773.
  13. D B Lata. Effect on burning period of LPG based dual fuel diesel engine supplemented by hydrogen. April 2018, Vol. 5, Issue 4, 892-896. Journal of Emerging Technologies and Innovative Research.
  14. D B Lata, Prashant G K. Effect of injection timing on the Ignition delay of Ethanol blended diesel Engine. May 2018, Vol. 5, Issue-5, 995-1002. International Journal of Emerging Technologies and Innovative Research.
  15. Experimental analysis of ignition delay in dual fuel diesel engine with secondary fuel. June 2018, Vol. 5, Issue 2, 251-255. International Journal of Research and Analytical Reviews.
  16. Effect on ignition delay period of a dual fuel diesel engine by hydrogen and producer gas.  August 2018, vol.6 issue 3, 514-520. International Journal of Creative Research Thoughts.
  17. Chandra Bhushan Kumar , D.B. Lata , Dhaneshwar Mahto Analysis of ignition delay by taking Di-tertiarybutyl peroxide as an additive in a dual fuel diesel engine using hydrogen as a secondary fuel. International journal of  hydrogen energy 45 (2020) 14806- 4820.
  18. Chandra Bhushan Kumar , D.B. Lata. Effect of di-tert butyl peroxide (DTBP) on combustion parameters and NOx in dual fuel diesel engine with hydrogen as a secondary fuel.  International journal of  hydrogen energy 46 (2021) 4507- 4525.
  19. Chandra Bhushan Kumar , D.B. Lata, Dhaneshwar Mahto. Effect of addition of di-tert butyl peroxide (DTBP) on performance and exhaust emissions of dual fuel diesel engine with hydrogen as a secondary fuel. International journal of  hydrogen energy 46 (2021) 9595- 9612.
  20.  D. B. Lata, Asim Ahmad, Om Prakash, Md Modassir Khan. Impact of Exhaust Gas Recirculation (EGR) on the Emission of the Dual-Fuel Diesel engine with Hydrogen as a Secondary Fuel. J. Inst. Eng. India Ser. C https://doi.org/10.1007/s40032-021-00776-7.

Book :


“Investigations of Dual Fuel Diesel Engine with Hydrogen and LPG”.
ISBN: 978-3-659-15025-8. Published by LAP LAMBERT Academic Publishing GmbH & Co. K G, Germany.

Book Chapter :

  1. Effect of rate of pressure rise on a dual fuel diesel engine with hydrogen and LPG as secondary fuels. Energy Conservation and Environment Protection (An International Edition) 75-86. May 2016. International Research Publication House. ISSN 978-93-84443-54-2.
  1. Energy Conservation and Environment Protection (An International Edition) Effect of LPG addition on emissions of a dual fuel diesel engine 199-221. May 2016. International Research Publication House. ISSN 978-93-84443-54-2.

National Journal:

  1. Investigation on parameters of methanol fuel and its blend on a diesel dual fuel engine. Volume 8 issue 2 (2016) 38-45.  (April 2016). Carbon Science and Technology, 0974-0546.
  2.  Investigation on the performance and emission parameters of dual fuel diesel engine with mixture combination of hydrogen and producer gas as secondary fuel. Volume 8 issue 2 (2016) 21-28. (April 2016). Carbon Science and Technology, 0974-0546.

Sponsored Project:

Sr.No.

Position

Project Title

Government Funding  Agencies

Amount

Duration

Remark

1.

Co-Investigator

Cold Storage cum Dehydration of Vegetables through Solar-Biomass Gas Hybrid System.

Ministry Food Processing Industries, Govt. of India.

67 Lac

2007-2009

Completed

2.

Principal Investigator

Design and Development of Hydrogen assisted dual Fuel diesel Engine.

Ministry of Industries, Govt. of Jharkhand.

10 Lac

2009-2011

Completed

3.

Principal Investigator

Design and Development of Bio-gas assisted dual Fuel diesel Engine for Rural Electrification.

Jharkhand Council of Science and Technology, Govt. of Jharkhand.

05 Lac

2017- 2019

Under going

4.

Co-Investigator

Development of Preservation Technique for local Musroom Rugra.

Jharkhand Council of Science and Technology, Govt. of Jharkhand.

05 Lac

2017- 2019

Under going

Seminar/Workshop/Conference Participation  

INTERNATIONAL CONFERENCE:

  1. Lata, DB, Misra, A. (2010). Experimental investigations on the performance of dual fuel diesel engine with hydrogen as secondary fuels. Eight Asia-Pacific Conference on Combustion, 744-749.
  2.   Prashant GK, Lata DB, Leela P, Joshi PC (2013). Experimental study on various parameters of single droplet combustion of ethanol, methanol and its mixtures. 9th Asia-Pacific Conference on Combustion, Gyeongju Hilton, Gyeongju, Korea 2013, 640-643.
  3. D B Lata, Effect of Hydrogen and producer gas on Heat release rate of Dual fuel diesel engine. International conference on Green and Efficient Energy Technology & Materials organized by Centre of EXcellance, Green and Efficient Energy Technology (COE-GEET), Central University of Jharkhand, Ranchi. 06-08 March 2019.
  4. D B Lata Effect of Hydrogen and Producer gas on Ignition delay period of a dual fuel diesel engine. 5th International Conference on Recent Trends in Engineering Science & Management, 9-10 December, 2016 at Parvati Genba Moze College of Engineering, Wagholi, Pune.
  5. Devdas B Lata Investigation on the parameters of methanol fuel and its blend on a diesel dual fuel engine. International Conference on Alternative Energy Sources, Department of Mechanical Engineering, Birla Institute of Technology, Mesra, Ranchi, 29-30 January, 2016.
  6. Devdas B Lata Investigation on the performance and emission parameters of dual fuel diesel engine with mixture combination of hydrogen and producer gas as secondary fuels. International Conference on Alternative Energy Sources,Department of Mechanical Engineering, Birla Institute of Technology,Mesra, Ranchi, 29-30 January, 2016.

NATIONAL CONFERENCE:

 

  1. Lata D.B., S. Lahane, Anant Dhole. Effect of hydrogen and LPG addition on the combustion duration of a dual fuel diesel engine. XXIII National conference on I.C.Engine and Combustion (Combustion Institute) at S.V.N.I.T. Surat, Dec. 2013.
  2. Lata D.B., Ashok Misra. Experimental investigation on the performance of dual fuel diesel engine with LPG as secondary fuel. XXII National conference on I.C.Engine and Combustion (Combustion Institute) at N.I.T. Calicut, Dec. 2011, 136-141.
  3. Rahul K., Narula A., Singh A., Lata D. B., Performance analysis of blended diethyl ether in Karanja vegetable oil and its utilization in dual fuel diesel engine. XXII National conference on I.C. Engine and Combustion (Combustion Institute) at N.I.T. Calicut, INDIA, Dec. 2011, 97-102.
  4. Lata D. B.  “Effect of light on Biohydrogenation.” in XIXth       National Conference on Internal Combustion Engine, by Combustion Institute (Indian Section), Chidambaran. Dec. 2007.
  5. Lata D.B., “Reduction in Particulate matter in Exhaust Emission from Diesel Engine by using Oxygenated fuel additives” in XVth National Conference on Internal Combustion Engine, Anna University, Chennai, Dec. 1997.
  6. GK Prashant, DB Lata and PC Joshi. (2015) Investigations on the Performance Parameters of Ethanol and its Blends on a Diesel Dual Fuel Engine. XXIV National Conference on Internal Combustion Engine, by Combustion Institute (Indian Section), UPES, Dehradun. Page no. 216.
  7. DB Lata, Subhash Lahane and Prashant GK. (2015)  Investigations on the Rate of Pressure Rise of a Dual Fuel Diesel Engine  with Hydrogen and LPG as Secondary Fuels. XXIV National Conference on Internal Combustion Engine, by Combustion Institute (Indian Section), UPES, Dehradun. Page no. 298.
  8.  YH Ahire, Subhash Lahane, NG Patil and DB Lata. (2015)  Investigation of Combustion, Performance and Emission Characteristics of a Castor Biodiesel Fuelled Compression Ignition Engine. XXIV National Conference on Internal Combustion Engine, by Combustion Institute (Indian Section), UPES, Dehradun. Page no. 237.
  9. D B Lata, Effect of Producer and Hydrogen gas on heat release rate of Dual fuel diesel engine. 25th NCICEC, 2017 organized by department of Mechanical Engineering, National Institute of Technology Karnataka, Surathkal, Mangalore,15-17 Dec. 2017.
  10. Sharad Jagtap, Anand Pawar, Subhash Lahane and Devdas Lata (2019)Combustion Characteristics of Conventional Diesel Engine and Low Heat Rejection Diesel Engine with Biodiesel Blends XXVI National Conference on Internal Combustion Engine, by Combustion Institute (Indian Section), NIT, Kurukshetra.
Program Organized  
  1. Organized International Conference on “Alternative Energy Sources” as Organizing Secretary On 29-30 January, 2016.
  2. Organized Two day Workshop on “Advances in Automobile Engineering” as Organizing Secretary On 29-30 Sept., 2016.
  3. Organised ATAL FDP on ROBOTICS from 16 Dec. -20 Dec.,  2019.
  4. Organised 3 days Teachers Training in Universal Human Values from 18 Jan. -21 Jan.2020.
Any Other Information  

Editorial board memberships:

  1. Guest Editor: Carbon Science and Technology-2016 (Volume 8-issue 2)
  2. Guest Editor: Carbon Science and Technology-2016 (Volume 8-issue 3)
Updated as on  

30th September, 2021