PUBLICATIONS

Journal Publications

  • Sridharan, A., Govindarajan, B., and Chopra, I., "Scalability Study of the Multirotor Biplane Tailsitter using Conceptual Sizing," Journal of the American Helicopter Society, May 2019.

  • Badrya, C., Govindarajan, B., Baeder, J. D., Harrington, A., and Kroninger, C. M., "Computational and Experimental Investigation of a Flapping-Wing Micro Air Vehicle in Hover," AIAA Journal, May 2019. https://doi.org/10.2514/1.C035239

  • Winslow, J., Otsuka, H., Govindarajan, B., and Chopra, I., “Basic Understanding of Airfoil Characteristics at Low Reynolds Numbers". Journal of Aircraft, 2017

  • Jung, Y. S., Govindarajan, B., and Baeder, J., “Turbulent and Unsteady Flows on Unstructured Line-Based Hamiltonian Paths and Strand Grids". AIAA Journal, 55(6):1,986–2,001, 2017

  • Govindarajan, B., and Leishman, J. G., “Prediction of Rotor and Rotor/Airframe Configurational Effects on Brownout Dust Clouds". Journal of Aircraft, 53(2): 545–560, 2016

  • Govindarajan, B., and Leishman, J. G., “Curvature Corrections to Improve the Accuracy of Free-Vortex Methods". Journal of Aircraft, 53(2): 378–386, 2016

  • Govindarajan, B., Leishman, J. G., and Gumerov, N. A., “Particle Clustering Algorithms for the Prediction of Brownout Dust Clouds". AIAA Journal, 51(5):1,080–1,094, 2013

Conference Proceedings

  • Badrya, C., Govindarajan, B., and Chopra, I., “Basic Understanding of Unsteady Airfoil Characteristics at Low Reynolds Numbers". In AIAA 2018-2061, 56th AIAA Aerospace Sciences Meeting, Kissimmee, FL, January 8–12, 2018

  • Milluzzo, J., and Govindarajan, B., “Method for Quantifying the Distribution of Bound Circulation on Rotor Blades". In AHS Aeromechanics Design for Transformative Vertical Flight, San Fransisco, CA, January 16–18, 2018

  • Govindarajan, B., Sridharan, A., and Chopra, I., “A Scalability Study of the Multirotor Biplane Tailsitter using Conceptual Sizing". In 74th Annual Forum of the American Helicopter Society, Phoenix, AZ, May 14–17, 2018

  • Jude, D., Lee, B., Jung, Y. S., Petermann, J., Govindarajan, B., and Baeder, J., “Application of Heterogeneous CFD Framework Towards Simulating Complete Rotorcraft Configurations". In 74th Annual Forum of the American Helicopter Society, Phoenix, AZ, May 14–17, 2018

  • Jung, Y. S., Govindarajan, B., and Baeder, J., “On the Accuracy and Convergence of a Hamiltonian-Strand Approach for Aerodynamic Flows". In AIAA 2017-1194, 55th AIAA Aerospace Sciences Meeting, Grapevine, TX, January 9–13, 2017

  • Lee, B., Govindarajan, B., and Baeder, J., “Methods for Efficient Resolution of Vortical Structures of an S-76 Rotor in Hover". In AIAA 2017-1664, 55th AIAA Aerospace Sciences Meeting, Grapevine, TX, January 9–13, 2017

  • Jung, Y. S., Jude, D., Govindarajan, B., and Baeder, J., “Line Based Unstructured/Structured Heterogeneous CPU/ GPU Framework for Complex Aerodynamic Flows". In 73rd Annual Forum of the American Helicopter Society, Fort Worth, TX, May 9–11, 2017

  • Govindarajan, B., Sridharan, A., and Avera, M., “Integration of Physics Based Weight Models into Rotorcraft Design Sizing". In 43rd European Rotorcraft Forum, Milan, Italy, September 12–15, 2017

  • Jung, Y. S., Jude, D., Govindarajan, B., and Baeder, J., “Wind Turbine Simulations Using CPU/GPU Heterogeneous Computing". In North American Wind Energy Academy, Ames, IO, September 26–29, 2017

  • Jung, Y. S., Govindarajan, B., and Baeder, J., “Unstructured/Structured Overset Methods for Flow Solver Using Hamiltonian Paths and Strand Grids". In AIAA 2016-1056, 54th AIAA Aerospace Sciences Meeting, San Diego, CA, January 4–8, 2016

  • Sridharan, A., Govindarajan, B., Nagaraj, V. T., Chopra, I., “Design Considerations of a Lift-Offset Single Main Rotor Compound Helicopter". In American Helicopter Society Aeromechanics Design for Vertical Lift, San Francisco, CA, January 20–22, 2016

  • Badrya, C., Harrington, A., Baeder, J., Kroninger, C. M., Govindarajan, B., “Prediction and Validation of CFD-Coupled Trim Analysis for a Flapping Wing MAV". In American Helicopter Society Aeromechanics Design for Vertical Lift, San Francisco, CA, January 20–22, 2016

  • Jung, Y. S., Govindarajan, B., and Baeder, J., “A Hamiltonian-Strand Approach for Aerodynamic Flows Using Overset and Hybrid Meshes". In 72nd Annual Forum of the American Helicopter Society, West Palm Beach, FL, May 17–19, 2016

  • Sridharan, A., Govindarajan, B., Nagaraj, V. T., Chopra, I., “Direct Integration of Comprehensive Analysis into Design Sizing of a High-Speed Asymmetric Compound Helicopter". In 42nd European Rotorcraft Forum, Lille, France, September 5–8,

  • Govindarajan, B., Jung, Y. S., and Baeder, J., “Efficient Three-Dimensional Solution for Unstructured Grids Using Hamiltonian Paths and Strand Grids". In 71st Annual Forum Proceedings of the American Helicopter Society, Virginia Beach, VA, May 5–7, 2015

  • Jung, Y. S., Govindarajan, B., and Baeder, J., “Unstructured/Structured Overset Methods for Flow Solver Using Hamiltonian Paths and Strand Grids". In World Congress on Advances in Aeronautics, Nano, Bio, Robotics and Energy, Incheon, South Korea, August 23–26, 2015

  • Govindarajan, B., and Leishman, J. G., “Predictions of Rotor and Rotor/Airframe Configurational Effects on Brownout Dust Clouds". In 70th Annual Forum Proceedings of the American Helicopter Society, Montreal, Quebec, May 20–22, 2014

  • Govindarajan, B., and Leishman, J. G., “Evaluation of Particle Clustering Algorithms in the Prediction of Brownout Dust Clouds". In 67th Annual Forum Proceedings of the American Helicopter Society, Virginia Beach, VA, May 3–5, 2011

  • Syal, M., Govindarajan, B., and Leishman, J. G., “Mesoscale Sediment Tracking Methodology to Analyze Brownout Cloud Developments". In 66th Annual Forum Proceedings of the American Helicopter Society, Phoenix, AZ, May 10–13, 2010

Other Documents

 

  • UMD Graduate Team, "HeliX: Ahead of the Curve," Design Report for the American Helicopter Society Student Design Competition, 2013.

Doctoral Dissertation and Masters Thesis

  • Govindarajan, B., "Contributions Towards Understanding the Effects of Rotor and Airframe Configurations on Brownout Dust Clouds," PhD Dissertation, Department of Aerospace Engineering, University of Maryland, College Park, MD, 2014.

  • Govindarajan, B., "Evaluation of Particle Clustering Algorithms in the Prediction of Brownout Dust Clouds," Masters Thesis, Department of Aerospace Engineering, University of Maryland, College Park, MD, 2012.

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