Publications


Books Edited:

1. AP Singh, RA Agarwal, AK Agarwal, A Dhar, MK Shukla, Prospects of Alternative Transportation Fuels, Published by Springer, 2018

2. A Gautam, S De, A Dhar, JG Gupta, A Pandey Sustainable Energy and Transportation: Technologies and Policy, Published by Springer, 2018

3. AK Agarwal, A Dhar, A Gautam, A Pandey, Locomotives and Rail Road Transportation, Springer Singapore: Published by Springer, 2017

Book Chapters:

  1. Avinash Kumar Agarwal, Atul Dhar, “Performance, Emission and Combustion Characteristics of Preheated and Blended Jatropha Oil”, in Book: Jatropha, Challenges for a New Energy Crop Volume 1: Farming, Economics and Biofuel, pp.  491-508, Springer New York, 2012, ISBN: 978-1-4614-4806-8.

  2. A Kaundal, S Powar, A DharSolar-Assisted Gasification Based Cook Stoves, Coal and Biomass Gasification, 403-422, Springer Singapore.

  3. S Nag, A Dhar, A Gupta, Exhaust Heat Recovery Using Thermoelectric Generators: A Review, Advances in Internal Combustion Engine Research, 193-206, Springer Singapore.

  4. AP Singh, AK Agarwal, RA Agarwal, A Dhar, MK Shukla, Introduction of Alternative Fuels, Prospects of Alternative Transportation Fuels, 3-6, Springer Singapore.

  5. P Sharma, A Dhar, Advances in Hydrogen-Fuelled Compression Ignition Engine, Prospects of Alternative Transportation Fuels, 55-78, Springer Singapore.

  6. G Tripathi, S Nag, A Dhar, DV Patil, Fuel Injection Equipment (FIE) Design for the New-Generation Alternative Fuel-Powered Diesel Engines, Prospects of Alternative Transportation Fuels, 387-405Springer Singapore.

  7. AK Agarwal, A Dhar, A Gautam, A Pandey, Introduction to the Locomotives and Rail Road Transportation, Locomotives and Rail Road Transportation, 3-7, Springer Singapore.

  8. G Tripathi, A Dhar, Exhaust heat recovery options for diesel locomotives, Locomotives and Rail Road Transportation, 27-40, Springer Singapore.

  9. JG Gupta, S De, A Gautam, A Dhar, A Pandey, Introduction to Sustainable Energy, Transportation Technologies, and Policy, Sustainable Energy and Transportation, 3-7, Springer Singapore.

  10. P Kumar, KN Srivastava, A Dhar, Role of Electric Vehicles in Future Road Transport, Sustainable Energy and Transportation, 43-60, Springer Singapore.

  11. AP Singh, A Dhar, AK Agarwal, Evolving Energy Scenario: Role and Scope for Alternative Fuels in Transport Sector, Prospects of Alternative Transportation Fuels, 7-19, Springer Singapore.

  12. G Tripathi, A Dhar, A Sadiki, Recent Advancements in After-Treatment Technology for Internal Combustion Engines—An Overview, Advances in Internal Combustion Engine Research, 159-179, Springer Singapore.

Refereed Journal Papers:

  1. P Sharma, A Dhar, Effect of hydrogen supplementation on engine performance and emissions, International Journal of Hydrogen Energy, Volume 43, Issue 15, 12 April 2018, Pages 7570-7580.

  2. Priybrat Sharma, Atul Dhar, Compression ratio influence on combustion and emissions characteristic of hydrogen diesel dual fuel CI engine: Numerical Study, Fuel, Volume 222, 15 June 2018, Pages 852-858

  3. AK Agarwal, JG Gupta, A Dhar, Potential and challenges for large-scale application of biodiesel in automotive sector, Progress in Energy and Combustion Science 61, 113-149

  4. Priybrat Sharma, Atul Dhar. Development of chemical kinetics based hydrogen HCCI combustion model for parametric investigation. International Journal of Hydrogen Energy, 41, Issue 14, 20 April 2016, Pages 6148-6154.

  5. Atul Dhar, X Tauzia, A Maiboom. Phenomenological models for prediction of spray penetration and mixture properties for different injection profiles. Fuel 171, 136-142

  6. Punit Kumar, P. Anil Kishan, Atul Dhar. Numerical investigation of pressure and temperature influence on flame speed in CH4single bondH2 premixed combustion. International Journal of Hydrogen Energy, Volume 41, Issue 22, 15 June 2016, Pages 9644-9652

  7. Atul Dhar, Avinash Kumar Agarwal. Experimental investigations of the effect of pilot injection on performance, emissions and combustion characteristics of Karanja biodiesel fuelled CRDI engine. Energy Conversion and Management, Volume 93, 15 March 2015, Pages 357-366.

  8. Avinash Kumar Agarwal, Deepak Khurana, Atul Dhar. Improving oxidation stability of biodiesels derived from Karanja, Neem and Jatropha: step forward in the direction of commercialization. Journal of Cleaner Production, May 2015 (online publication).

  9. Avinash Kumar Agarwal, Atul Dhar. Biofuels and the Hybrid Fuel Sector Proc Indian Natn Sci Acad 81 No. 4 September 2015 pp-.

  10. Avinash Kumar Agarwal, Paras Gupta, Atul Dhar. Combustion, performance and emission characteristics of a newly developed CRDI single cylinder diesel engine. Sadhna, 2015,

  11. Avinash Kumar Agarwal, Tarun Gupta, Pravesh C. Shukla, Atul Dhar. Particulate emissions from biodiesel fuelled CI engines. Energy Conversion and Management, Volume 94, April 2015, Pages 311-330.

  12. Atul Dhar, Avinash Kumar Agarwal. Performance, emissions and combustion characteristics of Karanja biodiesel in a transportation engine. Fuel, Volume 119, 1 March 2014, Pages 70-80.

  13. Atul Dhar, Avinash Kumar Agarwal. Effect of Karanja biodiesel blend on engine wear in a diesel engine, Fuel, Volume 134, 15 October 2014, Pages 81-89.

  14. Atul Dhar, Avinash Kumar Agarwal. Experimental investigations of effect of Karanja biodiesel on tribological properties of lubricating oil in a compression ignition engine, Fuel, Volume 130, 15 August 2014, Pages 112-119

  15. Atul Dhar, Avinash Kumar Agarwal. Effect of Karanja Biodiesel Blends on Particulate Emissions from a Transportation Engine, Fuel 141, 2015, 154-163.

  16. Avinash Kumar Agarwal, Atul Dhar, Jai Gopal Gupta, Woong Il Kim, Chang Sik Lee, Sungwook Park. Effect of fuel injection pressure and injection timing on spray characteristics and particulate size–number distribution in a biodiesel fuelled common rail direct injection diesel engine. Applied Energy, Volume 130, 1 October 2014, Pages 212-221

  17. AK Agarwal, Atul Dhar, JG Gupta, WI Kim, K Choi, CS Lee, S Park Effect of fuel injection pressure and injection timing of Karanja biodiesel blends on fuel spray, engine performance, emissions and combustion characteristics. Energy Conversion and Management, 91, 302-314, 2015

  18. Avinash Kumar Agarwal, Himanshu Karare, Atul Dhar, “Combustion, performance, emissions and particulate characterization of a methanol–gasoline blend (gasohol) fuelled medium duty spark ignition transportation engine”, Fuel Processing Technology, Volume 121, May 2014, Pages 16-24

  19. Suraj Bhan Singh, Atul Dhar, Avinash Kumar Agarwal. Technical feasibility study of butanol–gasoline blends for powering medium-duty transportation spark ignition engine. Renewable Energy 2015, 76, 706-716.

  20. Avinash Kumar Agarwal, Atul Dhar, “Experimental investigations of performance, emission and combustion characteristics of Karanja oil blends fuelled DICI engine”,  Renewable Energy, Volume 52, April 2013, Pages 283-291

  21. Avinash Kumar Agarwal, Atul Dhar, Dhananjay Kumar Srivastava, Rakesh Kumar Maurya, Akhilendra Pratap Singh, “Effect of fuel injection pressure on diesel particulate size and number distribution in a CRDI single cylinder”,  Fuel, Volume 107, May 2013, Pages 84-89

  22. Avinash Kumar Agarwal, Dhananjay Kumar Srivastava, Atul Dhar, Rakesh Kumar Maurya, Pravesh Chandra Shukla, Akhilendra Pratap Singh, “Effect of fuel injection timing and pressure on combustion, emissions and performance characteristics of a single cylinder diesel engine”, Fuel, Volume 111, September 2013, Pages 374–383

  23. Paras Gupta, Atul Dhar, Avinash Kumar Agarwal, “Experimental investigations of a single cylinder genset engine with common rail fuel injection system”, Thermal Science (ISSN 2334-7163), doi: 10.2298/TSCI130219083G, 2013

  24. Atul Dhar, Roblet Kevin, Avinash Kumar Agarwal, “Production of Biodiesel from High-FFA Neem oil and Its Performance, Emission and Combustion Characterization in a Single Cylinder DICI engine”, Fuel Processing Technology, Volume 97, May 2012, Pages 118–129

  25. Avinash Kumar Agarwal , Atul Dhar, “Wear, durability, and lubricating oil performance of a straight vegetable oil (Karanja) blend fueled direct injection compression ignition engine”, Journal of Renewable and Sustainable Energy, Volume 4, Issue 6, http://dx.doi.org/10.1063/1.4771694, 2012

  26. Avinash Kumar Agarwal, Atul Dhar, “Performance, Emissions and Combustion Characterization of Biodiesel in a Generator Engine”, International Energy Journal, Volume 12, Issue 2, June 2011

  27. Avinash Kumar Agarwal, Atul Dhar, "Comparative Performance, Emission and Combustion Characteristics of Rice-bran Oil and Its Biodiesel in a Transportation Diesel Engine", Journal of Engineering for Gas Turbine and Power, Transactions of ASME, Volume 132, pp. 064503-1-4, June, 2010 (ISSN # 0742-4795)

  28. Atul Dhar, Vishal Saxena, Avinash Kumar Agarwal, "Measurement of Dynamic Lubricating Oil Film Thickness between Piston Ring and Liner in a Motored Engine" Sensors and Actuators, Volume 149, Issue 1, January 2009, pp. 7-15 (ISSN # 0924-4247)

  29. Avinash Kumar Agarwal, Atul Dhar, "Performance, Emission and Combustion Characteristics of Jatropha Oil Blends in a Direct Injection Engine" SAE 2009-01-0947, SAE Special Publication SP-2239, 2009 (ISBN # 978-0-7680-2135-6)

  30. Avinash Kumar Agarwal, Atul Dhar, "Karanja Oil Utilization in DI Engine by Preheating: Experimental Investigations of Engine Performance, Emissions and Combustion Characteristics, Part I", Proc. IMechE Part D: J. Automobile Engineering, Vol. 224, pp. 73-84, June 2009 (ISSN # 09544070)

  31. Avinash Kumar Agarwal, Atul Dhar, "Karanja Oil Utilization in DI Engine by Preheating: Experimental Investigations of Engine Durability and Lubricating Oil Properties Part II", Proc. IMechE Part D: J. Automobile Engineering, Vol. 224, pp. 85-97, June 2009, DOI: 10.1243/09544070JAUTO1267

  32. Avinash Kumar Agarwal, Atul Dhar, "Experimental Investigation of Preheated Jatropha Oil Fuelled Direct Injection Compression Ignition Engine: Part-I, Performance, Emission and Combustion Characteristics" Journal of ASTM International, Vol. 7, No. 6, Paper ID JAI102414, June 2009

  33. Avinash Kumar Agarwal, Atul Dhar, "Experimental Investigation of Preheated Jatropha Oil Fuelled Direct Injection Compression Ignition Engine: Part-II, Engine Durability and Effect on Lubricating Oil" Journal of ASTM International, Vol.7, No. 2, Paper ID JAI102415, March, 2009