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Bale Reddy

Bale Reddy
BTech, MTech, PhD (Indian Institute of Technology), PEng


Professor

Department of Automotive, Mechanical and Manufacturing Engineering

Faculty of Engineering and Applied Science

Contact information

2000 Simcoe Street North
Oshawa, Ontario L1H 7K4
Office: ACE 3021

905.721.8668 ext. 5722
905.721.3370 (fax)

bale.reddy@uoit.ca

Office hours:
Monday 12:00 - 13:00
Tuesday 11:00 - 13:00


Research topics

  • Biomass Combustion and Gasification
  • Fluidized Bed Combustors
  • Combined Cycle Power Generation
  • Exergy Analysis
  • Thermal Design and Optimization
  • Cogeneration
  • Waste Heat Recovery
  • Heat Transfer
  • Advanced Energy Systems
  • Advanced Power Plant Cycles
  • Gas-Solid Flows in Advanced Combustors
  • Energy Conservation
  • Solar Energy

Education

  • PhD (Mechanical Engineering), Indian Institute of Technology, Kharagpur, India, 1995
  • MTech (Mechanical Engineering), Indian Institute of Technology (IIT), Kharagpur, India, 1991
  • BTech (Mechanical Engineering), Nagarjuna University, AP, India, 1989

Courses

  • Thermodynamics I and II
  • Thermal Engineering
  • Applied Thermal and Fluids Engineering
  • Heat Transfer
  • Power Plant Technology
  • Renewable Energy Sources
  • Energy and Environment
  • Gas Turbines and Jet Propulsion
  • Cogeneration and Combined Cycle Power Generation
  • Energy Management
  • Advanced Energy Systems
  • Fluidized Bed Technology

Research and expertise

Publications and presentations

  • Selected publications and presentations

    Journal Publications

    • Mohamed, K., and B.V. Reddy., “The Exergy analysis of a natural gas fired combined cycle power generation unit” International Journal of Exergy, 2007.
    • Butcher, C., and B.V. Reddy., “Second law analysis of a waste heat recovery based power generation system”, International Journal of Heat and Mass Transfer (in press), 2007.
    • Srinivas, T., A.V.S.S.K.S., Gupta, and B.V. Reddy., “Parametric simulation of steam injected gas turbine combined cycle”, Journal of Power and Energy, Part A, (Proceedings of the Institution of Mechanical Engineers), UK, (accepted) 2007.
    • Srinivas, T., A.V.S.S.K.S., Gupta, B.V. Reddy., and P.K. Nag., “Parametric analysis of a coal based combined cycle power plant”, International Journal of Energy Research, 30, pp. 19-36, 2006.
    • Gupta, A.V.S.S.K.S., and B.V. Reddy., “Effect of pressure on thermal aspects in a pressurized circulating fluidized bed combustor”, International Journal of Energy Research, 30, pp. 149-162, 2006.
    • Gupta, A.V.S.S.K.S., and B.V. Reddy., “Heat transfer modeling in a CFB riser column with abrupt riser exit configurations”, International Journal of Heat and Mass Transfer, Vol. 48, pp. 4307-4315, 2005.
    • Nirmal Vijay, G., and B.V. Reddy., “Heat transfer mechanism under dilute and dense phase conditions in the riser column of a circulating fluidized bed combustor”, International Journal of Heat and Mass Transfer, Vol. 48, pp. 3276-3283, 2005.
    • Reddy, B.V., “Fundamental heat transfer mechanism between bed to membrane water-walls in circulating fluidized bed combustors", International Journal of Energy Research, Vol. 27, pp. 813-824, 2003.
    • Winaya, N.S., P. Basu and B.V. Reddy., “Experimental investigations on heat transfer from suspension to impact separators in the riser column of a circulating fluidized bed combustor”, International Journal of Heat and Mass Transfer, Vol. 46, pp. 71-75, 2003.
    • Reddy, B.V., G. Ramkiran., K. Ashok Kumar and P.K. Nag., “Second law analysis of a waste heat recovery steam generator”, International Journal of Heat and Mass Transfer, Vol. 45, pp. 1807-1814, 2002.
    • Boskovic, S., B.V. Reddy., and P. Basu., “Effect of operating parameters on sulphur capture and NOX emissions in a pressurized circulating fluidized bed combustor”, International Journal of Energy Research, Vol. 26, pp. 173-183, 2002.
    • Reddy, B.V., and P. Basu., “A model for heat transfer in a pressurized circulating fluidized bed furnace” International Journal of Heat and Mass Transfer, Vol. 44, 15, pp. 2877-2887, 2001.
    • Karthikeyan, R., M. Afsar Hussain., B.V. Reddy and P.K. Nag., “Performance simulation of heat recovery steam generators in a co-generation system”, International Journal of Energy Research, Vol. 22, pp. 399-410, 1998.

    Conference Proceedings

    • Alaefour, I., and B.V. Reddy., “Performance simulation of a natural gas fired combined cycle power generation system”, International Conference on Modeling and Simulation, Coimbatore, India, Aug. 27-29, 2007.
    • Nirmal V. Gnanapragasam, and B.V. Reddy., “Cluster energy balance approach to estimate bed-to-wall heat transfer in a circulating fluidized bed combustor” International Conference on Modeling and Simulation, Coimbatore, India, Aug. 27-29, 2007.
    • Law, B., and B.V. Reddy., “Energy and Exergy analyses of a natural gas fired combined cycle cogeneration system”, in the proceedings of ASME Energy Sustainability Conference, Long Beach, CA, USA, June 27-30, 2007a.
    • Law, B., and B.V. Reddy., “Performance simulation of a combined cycle power generation system with steam injection in the gas turbine combustion chamber”, in the proceedings of ASME Energy Sustainability Conference, Long Beach, CA, USA, June 27-30, 2007b.
    • Gupta, A.V.S.S.K.S., T. Srinivas and B.V. Reddy., “Second law simulation of triple cycle power generation”, in the proceedings of the International Conference on Fluid and Thermal Energy Conversion, Jakarta, Indonesia, December 10-14, 2006.
    • Bettle, M., B.V. Reddy., and A. Thompson., “Cogeneration and its role in meeting the energy demand with reduced greenhouse gas emissions: A review on present status and future scope”, in the proceedings of International Conference on Energy and Environment (ICEE), Selangor, Malaysia, August 28-30, 2006.
    • Law, B., and B.V. Reddy., “Effect of operating variables on the performance of a combined cycle cogeneration system with multiple process heaters”, in the proceedings of The Second International Green Energy Conference, Oshawa, Ontario, Canada, June 25-29, 2006.
    • Mohammed, K., and B.V. Reddy., “Effect of partial gasification on the performance of a pressurized circulating fluidized bed combined cycle power generation system”, in the proceedings of The Second International Green Energy Conference, Oshawa, Ontario, Canada, June 25-29, 2006.
    • Mohamed, K., and B.V. Reddy., “Second law analysis of a natural gas fired combined cycle power generation unit” in the proceedings of 8th ASME-ISHMT Heat Transfer Conference, IIT, Guawahati, India, Jan. 4-6, 2006.
    • Law, Brad and B.V. Reddy “Performance simulation of a combined cycle cogeneration system”, in the proceedings of The 1st International Green Energy Conference, University of Waterloo, Waterloo, Canada, June 12-16, 2005.
    • Nirmal Vijay, G., and B.V. Reddy., “Effect of dilute and dense phase conditions on bed-to-wall heat transfer mechanism in the riser column of a circulating fluidized bed combustor”, in the proceedings of 18th International Conference on Fluidized Bed Combustion (ASME), Toronto, Canada, May 22-25, 2005.
    • Srinivas, T., A.V.S.S.K.S., Gupta, B.V. Reddy and P.K. Nag., “Second law analysis of a coal-based combined cycle power plant”, in the proceedings of Sixth ISHMT/ASME Heat and Mass Transfer Conference, IGCAR, Kalpakkam, India, Jan. 5-7, 2004.
    • Gupta, A.V.S.S.K.S., I. Satyanarayana, B. Sri Hari, K. Govinda Rajulu, B.V. Reddy and P.K. Nag., “Thermodynamic analysis of a supercritical cycle”, in the proceedings of Sixth ISHMT/ASME Heat and Mass Transfer Conference, IGCAR, Kalpakkam, India, Jan. 5-7, 2004.
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