Mr. Vighnesha Mayak

Designation: 
Senior Assistant Professor
Department: 
Mechanical Engineering
Qualification: B.E, M.Tech,(Ph.D.)
Experience: 0 Years (Teaching)
Mr. Vighnesha Mayak currently working as Senior Assistant Professor , Dept. of Mechanical Engineering currently submitted his doctoral thesis entitled "A Cam Operated Jolt and Squeeze Type Molding Machine" in NITK surathkal . He has done his masters in NITK, Surathkal and completed his under graduation from CEC, Benjanapadavu.
 
 

Research Interest

IC Engines, Alternative Fuels, Combustion

 

International Journals

  • Vighnesha Nayak, Shankar K S, Dinesha P and Mohanan P, “ Cycle by cycle variations of LPG-gasoline dual fuel on a multi-cylinder MPFI gasoline engine” Biofuels, (2017): DOI: 10.1080/17597269.2017.1302669. (Accepted for publication) – Scopus Indexed

  • Vighnesha Nayak, Shankar K S, Dinesha P and Mohanan P, “An experimental investigation on performance and emission parameters of a multi-cylinder SI engine with gasoline-LPG dual fuel mode of operation” Biofuels, (2016), Vol. 8, Issue 1, pp 113-123, DOI:10.1080/17597269.2016.1211396. – Scopus Indexed

  • Vighnesha Nayak, Rashmi G. S., Parashuram Chitragar, Mohanan Padmanabha, “Combustion Characteristics and cyclic variations of a LPG fueled MPFI four cylinder gasoline engine”, Energy Procedia, (2016), Vol. 90, pp 470-480. – Scopus Indexed

  • Parashuram Chitragar, Vighnesha Nayak, Shivaprasad K V, Bedar P., Kumar G.N., “An experimental study on combustion and emission analysis of four cylinder 4-stroke gasoline engine using pure hydrogen and LPG at idle condition”, Energy Procedia, (2016), Vol. 90, pp 525-534. – Scopus Indexed

  • Parashuram R Chitragar, Vighnesha Nayak, and Kumar G N, “Influence of Spark Timing on the Performance and Emission Characteristics of Gasoline Hydrogen Blended High Speed SI Engine”, International Journal of Ambient Energy, (2016), DOI: 10.1080/01430750.2016.1155488. – Scopus Indexed

  • P. Dinesha, Vighnesha Nayak, K.S. Shankar & P. Mohanan “Studies on the environmental emission and performance of a single cylinder CI engine with enhanced intake air oxygen combustion” Biofuels, (2015), Vols 5(6), pp713-721. DOI:10.1080/17597269.2015.1016374. – Scopus Indexed

  • Patil, B., Nayak, V., and Padmanabha, M., “Emission and Performance Enhancement of Multi-cylinder SI Engine Fuelled with LPG and Vaporized Water Methanol Induction” SAE Technical Paper 2014-01-2764, 2014

  • Dinesha P, Vighnesha Nayak, and Mohanan P. “Effect of oxygen enrichment on the performance, combustion and emission of single cylinder stationary CI engine fueled with cardanol diesel blends” Journal of mechanical science and technology Vols. 28(7), (2014) pp 2919-2924. – SCI and Scopus Indexed

  • Dinesha P, Vighnesha Nayak, Dheeraj Kumar. and Mohanan P. “Experimental Analysis of Cardanol Biofuel as an Alternative Fuel for Diesel Engines with Air-side Oxygen Enrichment” Applied Mechanics and Materials Vols. 592-594 (2014) pp 1549-1553

  • Sakleshpur Nagaraja, S., Ravi, V., Teja, R., Nayak, V. and Kumar, G.N. "Performance and Emission Characteristics of a MPI Engine Fueled with Iso-Butanol/Gasoline Blends," SAE Technical Paper 2014-01-1390, 2014, doi:10.4271/2014-01- 1390

International Conferences

  • Dinesha P., Jagannath K., Vighnesha Nayak and Mohanan P., “Influence of higher injection pressure on the performance and emission characteristics of a diesel engine fueled by biofuel” , The 8th International Science, Social Science, energy Conference (I-SEEC 2017), 15th-17th March 2017, Pattaya, Thailand

  • Parashuram Chitragar, Shivaprasad K.V., Vighnesha Nayak and Kumar G.N., “Use of Hydrogen in Internal Combustion Engines: A Comprehensive Study”, 23rd national Heat and Mass transfer and 1st International Conference ISHMT-ASTFE Heat and Mass Transfer Conference, 17th -20th December 2015, Liquid Propulsion System Centre, ISRO, Thiruvanathapuram, Kerala

  • Vighnesha Nayak, Dinesha P., Shankar K.S., P. Mohanan, “Performance and Emission Characteristics of LPG-Gasoline Dual Fuel on A Multi-Cylinder MPFI Gasoline Engine”, Proceedings of the 10th Asia-Pacific Conference (ASPACC-2015) on Combustion, July 19-22, 2015 Beijing, China. – Scopus Indexed

  • Dinesha P., Vighnesha Nayak, P. Mohanan, “Impact of injection timing on the performance and emission characteristics of a diesel engine fueled with Cardanol blends”, Proceedings of the 10th Asia-Pacific Conference (ASPACC-2015) on Combustion, July 19-22, 2015 Beijing, China. v– Scopus Indexed

  • Bhimrao Patil, Vighnesha Nayak, Shankar K. S. and Mohanan P. “ Performance and Emission characteristics of MPFI multicylinder gasoline engine using LPG with vaporized water methanol induction” Proceedings of International Conference on Alternative Fuels for IC Engines (ICAFICE-2013), MNIT Jaipur, 6-8th February 2013, pp 331-336

National Conferences

  • Vighnesha Nayak, Shankar K. S., and Mohanan P., “Cyclic variations in MPFI engine on LPG-Gasoline dual fuel mode of operation”, Proceedings of the 24th National Conference on IC Engines and Combustion UPES Dehradun, India: 13-16 30th Oct to 1st Nov, 2015: Paper No: UPES/NCICEC/0074, pp 321-326

  • Shankar K. S., Vighnesha Nayak, and Mohanan P., “Analysis of effect of steam induction on the perfoemance and emission of an SI engine fueled with LPG compared to E20”, Proceedings of the 24th National Conference on IC Engines and Combustion UPES Dehradun, India: 13-16 30th Oct to 1st Nov, 2015: Paper No: UPES/NCICEC/0086, pp 331-336

  • Vighnesha Nayak, Shankar K. S. and Mohanan P. “Comparision of Performance and Emission Characteristics on LPG Fueled Multi-cylinder SI Engine with Steam and Water Methanol Induction”. Proceedings of the 23nd National Conference on IC Engines and Combustion (NCICEC-XXIII), SVNIT-Surat, Gujarat, India: 13-16 December, 2013

  • Shankar K. S., Vighnesha Nayak, and Mohanan P. “Experimental Study of Inlet Manifold Steam Induction on the Performance and Emission of a LPG Fueled SI Engine at Wide Open Throttle”. Proceedings of the 23nd National Conference on IC Engines and Combustion (NCICEC-XXIII), SVNIT-Surat, Gujarat, India: 13-16 December, 2013

  • Vighnesha Nayak, Shankar K. S., Suresh Kumar Y and Mohanan P. “Performance Analysis and Emission Characteristics of LPG Injected MPFI Four Cylinder Petrol Engine Using Steam Induction”. Proceedings of the 22nd National Conference on IC Engines and Combustion (NCICEC-XXII), NIT-Calicut, Kerala, India: 10-13 December, 2011

  • Shankar K. S., Vighnesha Nayak and Mohanan P. “Performance and Emission Characteristics of MPFI Engine with E15, E20 and LPG Injection”. Proceedings of the 22nd National Conference on IC Engines and Combustion (NCICEC-XXII), NIT-Calicut, Kerala, India: 10-13 December, 2011

  • Shankar K. S., Vighnesha Nayak, George Varghese and Mohanan P. “MPFI Gasoline Engine Performance and Emission Characteristics with Ethanol-Gasoline Blends and LPG Injection”. Proceedings of National Conference on Recent Trends in Alternative Sources of Energy and Pollution Control (RASE-2011), KVGCE Sullia, Karnataka, India, 13th and 14th May 2011

 

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