Dr. Mohanraj Chandran
M.Kumarasamy College of Engineering, India
Analysis of different sources to produce syn-gas from both an atmospheric gasifier and a high-pressure gasifier. The quality and quantity of syn-gas of an atmospheric gasifier are considered to analyze and compare with that of a high-pressure gasifier. Also, we conducted experiments for extracting the oil from both waste plastic and tyre scraps using thermal and catalytic pyrolysis methods. I used manufacturing sand as a cheap catalyst for this process and obtained better quality and quantity of yields like zeolite. The various properties of plastic and tyre oil were analyzed using FTIR and GS-MS. The distilled waste plastic oil blends were tested on a diesel engine with some alterations in operational parameters such as injecting timing, injection pressure, and cylinder pressure to maintain the better performance and reduce further emission. In addition, the computational fluid dynamic study was carried out for diesel engine combustion fuelled with waste plastic oil. During 2008–2009, I had worked as a Research Assistant in Park Research centre Coimbatore, India. The project handled was the Design and development of 2-kW wind turbine blades in low-wind applications. I have good experience in conducting experiments on thermo-chemical conversion of biomass and waste. I am also quite confident with experimental thermal conversion and spectroscopy to conduct high-quality research.My main focus is to develop the process towards the complete conversion of wastes into useful products with reduced emission. I also wish to extent this research for social benefits.