Lehrstuhl für Strömungsmechanik - Chair of Fluid Mechanics

Varchasvi Nandana


Email: nandana@uni-wuppertal.de

Varchasvi Nandana has been working on the research project "Study of thermal and magneto-hydrodynamic effects on the aluminium cell under flexible driving” sponsored by the energy program SynErgie. His research topic dealed with the development of a numerical model in OpenFOAM® to describe the magneto-hydrodynamic and thermoelectric phenomena occurring in a typical industrial aluminium cell under varying input power. His other research interests include multiphase flows, shell heat-exchangers and biomedical engineering.




  • V. Nandana, U. Janoske, Numerical study on the enhancement of heat transfer performance in a rectangular duct with new winglet shapes, Thermal Science and Engineering Progress 6 (2018) 95 – 103. doi:https://doi.org/10.1016/j.tsep.2018.03.005.

URL: http://www.sciencedirect.com/science/article/pii/S2451904917304493

Conferences and Workshops


  • V. Nandana and U. Janoske, Experimental and numerical study on the melting behaviour of a phase change material in buoyancy driven flows, 7th European Conference on Computational Fluid Dynamics, Glasgow, 2018.
  • R. Gutt, V. Nandana and U. Janoske, A numerical study of metal pad rolling instability in a simplified Hall–Héroult cell, 7th European Conference on Computational Fluid Dynamics, Glasgow, 2018.


  • S. Burgmann, M. Rohde, V. Nandana, M. Dues, U. Janoske, Untersuchung des Wärmeübergangs eines Systems mit rotierendem Helixkanal-Ringspalt und zusätzlich aufgeprägtem Kanalvolumenstrom, Fachtagung “Experimentelle Strömungsmechanik”, GALA17, Karlsruhe, 5.–7. September 2017
  • C. Mohan Kumar, V. Nandana, G. Kohnen, U. Janoske, A coupled Volume of Fluid and thin film approach for modeling surface cleaning scenarios occurring at multi-scales, NAFEMS World Congress 2017, Manuscript No. NWC17-799-M, 11-14 June 2017, Stockholm, Sweden

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