Dr. Velidi VSS Gurunadh

Dr. Velidi VSS Gurunadh

Assistant Professor - Selection Grade

B.Tech (Mechanical Engineering), Pondicherry University, Yanam

M.Tech (Energy Systems Engineering), University of Petroleum and Energy Studies, Dehradun  

Ph.D (Aerospace Engineering), University of Petroleum and Energy Studies, Dehradun

Area of Specialization

Fluid Dynamics, Multiphase flows, Computational methods for Fluid Dynamics, Nuclear Space Propulsion 

Research & Publications:

International Journals

Gurunadh Velidi, Sampath Emani, “Thermal Design and Analysis on Energy Storage Systems using Sodium Sulphate Decahydrate with a Heat Exchanger Model”, International Journal of Innovative Research in Science, Engineering and Technology,  5-6 (2016) 11866-11871.

Rajesh Yadav, Gurunadh Velidi, Ugur Guven, “Aerothermodynamics of Generic Reentry Vehicle with A Series of Aerospikes At Nose”, Acta Astronutica, 11 (2013) 43-57.

Sampath Emani, Gurunadh Velidi, Ugur Guven and Seshu Vandrangi, “Various Approaches to Increase the Aerodynamics Efficiency for Airfoils at Low Reynolds Number Flows”, International Journal of Advances in Applied science, 12(2013) 2234-2239.

Gurunadh Velidi, Ugur Guven, “Usage of Nuclear Reactors in Space Applications: Space Propulsion and Power Concepts”, Applied Mechanics and Materials, 110-116(2012) 2252-2259.

Gurunadh Velidi, Ugur Guven, “Design of Nuclear Power Plant Using Gas Turbine Modular Helium Cooled Reactors”, Journal of Nuclear Technology, 1(2011) 1-15.

International Conference 

Ramesh Repaka, Gurunadh Velidi, et.ed, “Numerical Investigation of Unsteady Detonation Waves in Combustion Chamber Using Shchelikin Spiral”, International Conference on Alternative Energy Sources, 2016

C T Dheeraj Kumar Singh et.ed, Gurunadh Velidi, “Effect of Pre Combustion Characteristics in Pulse Detonation Engine Using Shchelkin Spiral”,  International Conference on Alternative Energy Sources, 2016

Lokesh Kumar Mylapilli, Gurunadh Velidi, et.ed, “Comparative Study of Different Fluids flowing in a Supersonic Separator Used in Subsea Gas Pipeline Systems”, 10th Pipeline Technology Conference, 2015 

Gurunadh Velidi, Ugur Guven, “Nuclear Propulsion in Spacecraft as a Unique Solution for a Mars Mission”, Proc. of International Astronautical Congress, 2011, Cape town, IAC-11.A3.3A.6.

Gurunadh Velidi , Ugur Guven, Aakankash Dhar, “ Gas Core Reactors as Technological Break Through for Long Range Space Missions”, ”, Proc. of Global Space Exploration Conference 2012 , GLEX- 2012,09,2,7,x1240,

Gurunadh Velidi , Ugur Guven, Aakankash Dhar, Yachna Gola “ Nuclear Power As a Powerful Solution in Supporting Systems and Mission Components for International Space Station ”, Proc. of Global Space Exploration Conference 2012, GLEX-2012,01,P,1,p,1,x1244,

Gurunadh Velidi, Seetesh Pande, Ugur Guven, Samaksh Bhel, Alpha Centauri Mission Using Interstellar Flight: Technological Possibilities and its Limitations, Proc. of Global Space Exploration Conference 2012, GLEX-2012,05,P,6.p1,x12396,9. 

Seetesh Pande, Ugur Guven, Gurunadh Velidi, “Interstellar Spaceflight Using Nuclear Propulsion and Advanced Techniques”, Proc. of International Astronautical Congress, 2011, Cape town, IAC-11.D4.1.

Ugur Guven, Gurunadh Velidi, Pavan Kumar Nanduri, Seetesh Pande, “The Utilization of Robotic Space Probes in Deep Space Missions: Case Study of AI Protocols and Nuclear Power Requirements”, Proc. of International Conference on Mechanical Engineering, Robotics and Aerospace, 2011.

Ugur Guven, Gurunadh Velidi, Harisha Emmadi, Aakankash Dhar, “ Space As a Dream Destination to a Mankind: Space Tourism Flight design with Economical and Technological Feasibility, ”, Proc. of Global Space Exploration Conference 2012 , GLEX-2012,-14,P,5.p1,x12416.

BOOKS PUBLISHED:

Gurunadh Velidi, Ugur Guven, “ Nuclear Power Plant Design using Gas Cooled Reactors: Gas Turbine Modular Helium Cooled Reactors”, Lambert Academic Press, 2012, ISBN-13: 978-3848421763

Gurunadh Velidi, Sharma Mbbsr and Ugur Guven, “ The Exergy Analysis on a Natural Gas Based Combined Cycle Power Plant: Performance Analysis on Combined Cycle Power plant”, Lambert Academic Press, 2012, ISBN-13: 978-3659168338

Ugur Guven, Gurunadh Velidi, “ Solid Rocket Propulsion for Space Exploration”, Lambert Academic Press, 2012, ISBN- 13: 978-3-659-30636-5