Prabakaran Rajamanickam

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PhD candidate

Room: EBUII 563
E-mail: prajaman@ucsd.edu

Bio

Prabakaran Rajamanickam received his Bachelors degree in Mechanical Engineering at the PSG College of Technology, India in 2012. He joined University of California San Diego at Mechanical and Aerospace Engineering as a Masters student in 2015. Currently, he is a PhD candidate working under the supervision of Antonio L. Sánchez.

Research interests

  • Fluid dynamics
  • Combustion

Publications

  1. Non-Boussinesq stability analysis of natural-convection gaseous flow on inclined hot plates
    P. Rajamanickam, W. Coenen, A. L. Sánchez, Int. J. Heat Mass Transf., 109, 949-957 (2017) [DOI]
  2. On the two-reactant one-step activation-energy asymptotics for steady, adiabatic, planar flames with Lewis numbers of unity
    P. Rajamanickam, Combust. Theory Model. 22 (5), 913-920 (2018) [DOI]
  3. Influences of stoichiometry on steadily propagating triple flames in counterflows
    P. Rajamanickam, W. Coenen, A. L. Sánchez, F. A. Williams, Proc. Combust. Inst. 37 (2), 1971-1977 (2019) [DOI]
  4. Swirling flow induced by jets and plumes
    W. Coenen, P. Rajamanickam, A. D. Weiss, A. L. Sánchez, F. A. Williams, Acta Mech., 230 (6), 2221-2231 (2019) [DOI]
  5. A note on viscous flow induced by half-line sources bounded by conical surfaces
    P. Rajamanickam, A. D. Weiss, Q. J. Mech. Appl. Math., (in press) [DOI]
  6. Thermal explosion characteristics of a gelled hypergolic droplet
    P. Rajamanickam, J. Propul. Power, (in press) [DOI]
  7. A model for the boundary layer surrounding fire whirls
    A. D. Weiss, P. Rajamanickam, W. Coenen, A. L. Sánchez, F. A. Williams, J. Fluid Mech., (submitted)
  8. Near-limit H2-O2-N2 combustion in nonpremixed counterflow mixing layers
    J. Carpio, P. Rajamanickam, A. L. Sánchez, F. A. Williams, Combust. Flame, (submitted)

Conferences

  • 69th Annual Meeting of the APS Division of Fluid Dynamics, November 2016, Portland, Oregon
  • 10th US National Combustion Meeting, April 2017, College Park, Maryland
  • 26th International Colloquium of the Dynamics of Explosions and Reactive Systems, July-August 2017, Boston, Massachusetts
  • 2017 Western States Section Combustion Institute Fall Technical Meeting, October 2017, Laramie, Wyoming
  • 71st Annual Meeting of the APS Division of Fluid Dynamics, November 2018, Atlanta, Georgia
  • 2019 Western States Section Combustion Institute Fall Technical Meeting, October 2019, Albuquerque, New Mexico
  • 72nd Annual Meeting of the APS Division of Fluid Dynamics, November 2019, Seattle, Washington