Personal Information
Full Name: Prof. Kowsik Bodi
Phone: 25767126
Email: kbodi@aero.iitb.ac.in
Website: http://www.aero.iitb.ac.in/~kbodi/

Specialization: Propulsion

Background

    Phd, University of California at San Diego (2010)

R&D
Publications: 

Dissertations

Bodi, V. R. K., ''Anomalous radial transport in tokamak edge plasma'', University of California, San Diego, 2010. (download

Bodi, V. R. K., ''Large Eddy Simulations of Compressible Mixing Layers'', Indian Institute of Science, 2005. (download)

Refereed Publications (Journal)

X. Q. Xu, K. Bodi, R. H. Cohen, S. Krasheninnikov and T. D. Rognlien, ''TEMPEST simulations of the plasma transport in a single-null tokamak geometry'', Nuclear Fusion, 50 (6), 2010

X. Q. Xu, E. Belli, K. Bodi, J. Candy, C. S. Chang, R. H. Cohen, P. Colella, A. M. Dimits, M. R. Dorr, Z. Gao, J. A. Hittinger, S. Ko, S. Krasheninnikov, G. R. McKee, W. M. Nevins, T. D. Rognlien, P. B. Snyder, J. Suh, and M.V. Umansky, ''Dynamics of kinetic geodesic-acoustic modes and the radial electric field in tokamak neoclassical plasmas'', Nuclear Fusion, 49 (6), 2009

K. Bodi, S. I. Krasheninnikov, and A. I. Smolyakov, ''Blob dynamics in an inhomogeneous plasma'', Physics of Plasmas, 15 (10), 2008

X. Q. Xu, Z. Xiong, M. R. Dorr, J. A. Hittinger, K. Bodi, J. Candy, B. I. Cohen, R. H. Cohen, P. Colella, G. D. Kerbel, S. Krasheninnikov, W. M. Nevins, H. Qin, T. D. Rognlien, P. B. Snyder, and M. V. Umansky, ''Edge gyrokinetic theory and continuum simulations'', Nuclear Fusion, 47 (8), 2007

B. Karthik, N. Venkateswarlu, B.V.R. Kowsik, R.I. Sujith, S.R. Chakravarthy, ''AcousticFields in Duct resulting from Vortex Shedding from Multiple Restrictors'', Journal of Aerospace Sciences & Technologies, Vol. 57, No. 4, p421-428, 2005. 

B. Karthik, N. Venkateswarlu, B.V.R. Kowsik, S.R. Chakravarthy, R.I. Sujith and E.G. Tulapurkara, ''Vortex-Resonant Sound Interactions in a Duct Containing an Orifice'', Journal of Aeronautical Society of India, Vol. 56, No. 4, p1-9, 2004.

Refereed Publications (Conference)

1.K. Bodi, S. I. Krasheninnikov, and A. I. Smolyakov, ''On blob generation mechanisms in tokamak edge plasma'', Journal of Nuclear Materials, 2009

2.K. Bodi, S. I. Krasheninnikov, and A. I. Smolyakov, ''On the mechanisms of generation of meso-scale convective structures in tokamak edge plasma'', Contributions to Plasma Physics, 48 (1-3), 2008.

Non-refereed Publications (Conference)

3.B. Karthik, B.V.R. Kowsik, N. Venkateswarlu, S.R. Chakravarthy and R.I. Sujith, ''Acoustic Field in a Duct Resulting from Vortex Shedding from Multiple Restrictors'', AIAA paper 2001-1105, 39th AIAA Aerospace Science Meeting and Exhibit, Jan., 2001, Reno, Nevada. 

4.N. Venkateswarlu, V. Rayapudi, B.V.R. Kowsik, B. Karthik, S.R. Chakravarthy and R.I. Sujith, ''Vortex Shedding in Segmented Solid Rocket Motors: Acoustic Mode Shifts'', AIAA paper 2000-3808, 36th Joint Propulsion Conference and Exhibit, July 2000, Huntsville, Alabama. 

5.B. Karthik, N. Venkateswarlu, B.V.R. Kowsik, S.R. Chakravarthy, R.I. Sujith and E.G. Tulapurkara, ''Vortex-Resonant Sound Interactions in a Duct Containing an Orifice'', AIAA paper 2000-2561, Fluids 2000, Denver, Colorado. 

6.V. Rayapudi, N. Venkateswarlu, B. V. R. Kowsik, B. Karthik, R. I. Sujith and S. R. Chakravarthy, ''Cold Flow Simulations of Vortex Shedding in Segmented Solid Rocket Motors'', Proceedings of the 51st AGM & Seminar on Advances in Aerospace Technologies, The Aeronautical Society of India, Jan. 21-22, 2000, Hyderabad.

R&D Areas/Projects: 

    R&D Areas: Computational Fluid Dynamics, Magnetohydrodynamics, Electric
    Propulsion, Reacting Flows, Compressible Flows

     Recent Projects (Active):
           1. “Numerical Simulation of Arc Plasma in Arc-Heated Wind Tunnels”,
    funded by ISRO (2015-17)
           2. “Modeling and Simulation of liquid metal magnetohydrodynamic flows for
    TBM”, funded by BRNS (2016-18)

     

PhD TA Topics: 

           

Teaching
Courses Taught: 

       AE 460/726: Heat Transfer — Aerospace Applications
       AE 329: Propulsion
       AE 330: Aerospace Propulsion
       AE 647: Introduction to Plasmas for Engineering
       AE 320/706: Computational Fluid Dynamics