Padhmanabhan, Sankaranarayanan K.

Thesis Title: 
Frosting on Microchannel Coils / OCAST
Degree/Year: 
M.S. Mechanical Engineering, 2004
Papers: 
Moallem, E., Cremaschi, L., Fisher, D.E., Padhmanabhan, S. K. 2012. Experimental measurements of the surface coating and water retention effects on frosting performance of microchannel heat exchangers for heat pump systems. In Press. Experimental Thermal & Fluid Science.
Padhmanabhan, S. K., Fisher, D.E., Cremaschi, L., Moallem, E. 2011. Modeling non-uniform frost growth on a fin-and-tube heat exchanger. International Journal of Refrigeration 34(8), pp: 2018-2030.
 
Padhmanabhan, S. K., Cremaschi, L., Fisher, D.E. 2011. Comparison of frost and defrost performance between microchannel coil and fin-and-tube coil for heat pump systems. International Journal of Air-Conditioning and Refrigeration 19(4), pp: 273-284.
 
Moallem, E., Padhmanabhan, S. K., Cremaschi, L., Fisher, D.E. 2011. Experimental investigation of the surface temperature and water retention effects on the frosting performance of a compact microchannel heat exchanger for heat pump systems. International Journal of Refrigeration 35(1), pp: 171-186.
 
Cremaschi, L., Moallem, E., Fisher, D. E., Hong, T., Padhmanabhan, S. 2012. Frosting Performance of Fin-and-Tube Evaporators with Small Copper Tubes Diameter. To be included in Proc. of 14th International Refrigeration  nd Air Conditioning Conference at Purdue, West Lafayette, IN, USA.
 
Moallem, E., Padhmanabhan, S., Cremaschi, L. and Fisher, D. E. 2011. Effect of Surface Coating on Frosting Performance of Microchannel Heat Exchangers for Heat Pump Systems, Proc. of International Conference on Air-Conditioning & Refrigeration 2011, Gangwon-Do, Korea.
 
Padhmanabhan, S. K. 2010.  Study of Frost Growth on Heat Exchangers  Used as Outdoor Coils in Air Source Heat Pump Systems. Ph.D Dissertation, Oklahoma State University.
 
Moallem E., S. Padhmanabhan, L. Cremaschi, and D.E. Fisher. 2010. Experimental study of onset and growth of frost on outdoor coils of air-source heat pumps. Proc. of ASME-ATI-UIT 2010 Conference on Thermal and Environmental Issues in Energy Systems, Sorrento, Italy. May 16-19.
 
Padhmanabhan, S., D.E. Fisher, and L. Cremaschi. 2010. Incorporating a Frost Growth Model with Segment by Segment Heat Exchanger Simulation – Application to Microchannel Heat Exchanger. 13th International Refrigeration and Air Conditioning Conference at Purdue, West Lafayette, IN, USA. July 12-15.
 
Padhmanabhan S., D.E. Fisher, and L. Cremaschi. 2010. A scaling approach for predicting frost growth in a heat exchanger – application to fin-tube coil. Proc. of ASME-ATI-UIT 2010 Conference on Thermal and Environmental Issues in Energy Systems, Sorrento, Italy. May 16-19.
 
Padhmanabhan, S., L. Cremaschi, D. Fisher, and J. Knight. 2008. Comparison of Frost and Defrost Performance between Microchannel Coil and Fin-and-Tube Coil For Heat Pump Systems. Proceedings of 12th International Refrigeration and Air Conditioning Conference, Purdue University, West Lafayette, IN.
 
Fisher, D.E., A. Murugappan, S.K. Padhmanabhan, and S.J. Rees. 2006. Implementation and Validation of Ground-Source Heat Pump System Models in an Integrated Building and System Simulation Environment. HVAC&R Research 12(3a):693-710.