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Projects

Completed

  1. "Design & Evaluation of Lightning Protection Scheme for Second Launch Pad at Sriharikota", Consultancy project, Investigators: Prof. GR Nagabhushana & Dr. Udaya Kumar,Sponsored by ISRO.
    My contribution: 100% of model development for the theoretical analysis, Software development, Simulation & Evaluation.

  2. "Development of instruments to count the lightning strokes to Lightning Protection System", Developmental project, Investigators: Prof. GR Nagabhushana & Dr. Udaya Kumar, Sponsored by ISRO.
    My contribution
    : >90% involving analysis, design, development & experimental verifications of performance.

  3. "Development of sensors for the measurement of lightning currents in the strokes intercepted by lightning protection system at SHAR", Research project, Investigators: Dr. Udaya Kumar, Sponsored by ISRO, Coordinated by ISRO-IISc Space Technology Cell.

  4. "Estimation of post-stroke potential distribution at some critical regions of PSLV/GSLV launch pad",Consultancy project, Investigator: Dr. Udaya Kumar, Sponsored by SDSC Centre, SHAR, ISRO.

  5. "Experimental investigation with the scaled-down models for the post-stroke potential differences & currents in UT/MST and LPS", Research project, Investigator: Dr. Udaya Kumar, Sponsored by ISRO-IISc Space Technology Cell.

  6. "Investigations on the current distribution in LPS during lightning and reconstruction of the stroke current from the measured base currents", Research project, Investigator: Dr. Udaya Kumar, Sponsored by ISRO-IISc Space Technology Cell.

  7. Design of Corona Control Rings for the 800 kV Fixed Series Compensation Platform and for the Equipment on the Platform,Consultancy project, Sponsored by Siemens.

  8. Development of Computer Code for Evaluating the Permanent Magnet Flowmeter, IGCAR.

  9. Short circuit forces and the dynamic response of bent bus section of a 400 kV switchyard, Sponosred by Siemens.

  10. Review of desig phiolosophy adopted for earth mats at substations of BMRCL

Small Projects

  1. "Measurement of Electrical Characteristics of E2 Type Erico Cable", Consultancy project, Investigator: Udaya Kumar, Sponsored by SDSC, ISRO.

  2. "Advice on Numerical Modelling of a Medical Implant", Consultancy project, TCS, Bangalore

  3. "Evaluation of Fiber Glass Insulating Cylinder and thin laminated sheet for lightning impulse  strength",Consultancy project, Investigators: Udaya Kumar and Mr. Subba Reddy B, Sponsored by SDSC, ISRO.

  4. Lightning compatibility tests on new generation avionic packages, Consultancy Test project, Investigators: Udaya Kumar and Subba Reddy B, Sponsored by SDSC, ISRO.

  5. Perfromance of Ceramic Disc Insulators Integrated with Novel FCE, Subba Reddy B. and Udaya Kumar, Sponsored by M/S Aditya Birla Insulators, Kolkatta.

  6. Evaluation of Lightning & over voltage protection of C-Dots HVP cards used in RAX/MAX subscriber Lines in digital telephone exchanges, Subba Reddy B. and Udaya Kumar, Centre for Development of Telematics, Consultancy test project,CDOT-Bangalore.

  7. Investigation on the Corona on a 765kV Synthetic Insulator String with two types of CC rings, Udaya Kumar and Subba Reddy B, Consultancy Test Project, M/S Siemens, Delhi.

  8. High Voltage Tests on Conduit Assembly(fuel pipes) used for LCA, Udaya Kumar and Subba Reddy B, Consultancy Test Project, HAL, Bangalore.

  9. Developmental tests on 765kV ACSR Zebra Hexagonal bundle conductor configuration, Subba Reddy B. and Udaya Kumar, Consultancy Test Project, Anam Electrical Manufacturing Company (under progress).

High Voltage Test Projects

  1. Completed 24 test projects as of 2011.

Under progress

  1. Magnetic Rotation of Longitudinal High Power (6 - 12 MW) DC Arc for the re-entry test facility, VSSC, ISRO.
  2. Electrical modelling of LCA Mk 2, funded by ADA, co-investigator: Dr. Subba Reddy
  3. Evaluation of the lightning attachment to different protection schemes, funded by DST-RFBR, Russian Patner: Prof. Anatoly Potapenko, Belgorod State Technology University, Belgorod, Russia .

 
     
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