List of Publications

Journal Papers

Author(s) Title of Paper Journal Volume (No.) Page numbers Year Impact Factor
Vallinayagam, R., Vedharaj, S., Naser, N., Roberts, W. L., Dibble, R. W., & Sarathy, S. M. Terpineol as a novel octane booster for extending the knock limit of gasoline Fuel 187 9-15 2017 4.601
Vallinayagam, R., Vedharaj, S., Roberts, W. L., Dibble, R. W., & Sarathy, S. M Performance and emissions of gasoline blended with terpineol as an octane booster Renewable Energy 101 1087- 1093 2017 4.357
Vedharaj, S., Vallinayagam, R., Yang, W. M., Saravanan, C. G., & Roberts, W. L. Synthesis and utilization of catalytically cracked cashew nut shell liquid in a diesel engine. Experimental Thermal and Fluid Science 70 316-324 2016 2.830
Vedharaj, S., Vallinayagam, R., Yang, W. M., Chou, S. K., Chua, K. J. E., & Lee, P. S Performance emission and economic analysis of preheated CNSL biodiesel as an alternate fuel for a diesel engine. International Journal of Green Energy 12(4) 359-367 2015 1.454
Vedharaj, S., Vallinayagam, R., Yang, W. M., Saravanan, C. G., & Lee, P. S. Optimization of combustion bowl geometry for the operation of kapok biodiesel–Diesel blends in a stationary diesel engine. Fuel 139 561-567 2015 4.601
Vallinayagam, R., Vedharaj, S., Yang, W. M., Roberts, W. L., & Dibble, R. W. Feasibility of using less viscous and lower cetane (LVLC) fuels in a diesel engine: A review Renewable and Sustainable Energy Reviews 51 1166- 1190. 2015 8.050
Muthukumaran, N., Saravanan, C. G., Yadav, S. P. R., Vallinayagam, R., Vedharaj, S., & Roberts, W. L. Synthesis of cracked Calophyllum inophyllum oil using fly ash catalyst for diesel engine application. Fuel 155 68-76 2015 4.601
Yadav, S. P. R., Saravanan, C. G., Vallinayagam, R., Vedharaj, S., & Roberts, W. L. Fuel and engine characterization study of catalytically cracked waste transformer oil. Energy Conversion and Management 96 490-498 2015 5.589
Vedharaj, S., Vallinayagam, R., Yang, W. M., Chou, S. K., Chua, K. J. E., & Lee, P. S. Experimental and finite element analysis of a coated diesel engine fueled by cashew nut shell liquid biodiesel. Experimental Thermal and Fluid Science 53 259-268 2014 2.830
Vedharaj, S., Vallinayagam, R., Yang, W. M., Saravanan, C. G., Chou, S. K., Chua, K. J. E., & Lee, P. S. Reduction of harmful emissions from a diesel engine fueled by kapok methyl ester using combined coating and SNCR technology. Energy Conversion and Management 79 581-589 2014 5.589
Vedharaj, S., Vallinayagam, R., Yang, W. M., Chou, S. K., & Lee, P. S. Effect of adding 1, 4-Dioxane with kapok biodiesel on the characteristics of a diesel engine. Applied Energy 136 1166- 1173 2014 7.182
Vallinayagam, R., Vedharaj, S., Yang, W. M., Lee, P. S., Chua, K. J. E., & Chou, S. K. Pine oil–biodiesel blends: A double biofuel strategy to completely eliminate the use of diesel in a diesel engine. Applied Energy 130 466-473 2014 7.182
Vallinayagam, R., Vedharaj, S., Yang, W. M., Saravanan, C. G., Lee, P. S., Chua, K. J. E., & Chou, S. K. Impact of pine oil biofuel fumigation on gaseous emissions from a diesel engine Fuel Processing Technology 124 44-53 2014 3.752
Vallinayagam, R., Vedharaj, S., Yang, W. M., Raghavan, V., Saravanan, C. G., Lee, P. S., Chua, K. J. E., & Chou, S. K. Investigation of evaporation and engine characteristics of pine oil biofuel fumigated in the inlet manifold of a diesel engine. Applied Energy 115 514-524 2014 7.182
Vallinayagam, R., Vedharaj, S., Yang, W. M., Saravanan, C. G., Lee, P. S., Chua, K. J. E., & Chou, S. K. Impact of ignition promoting additives on the characteristics of a diesel engine powered by pine oil– diesel blend. Fuel 117 278-285 2014 4.601
Mohan, B., Yang, W., Raman, V., Sivasankaralingam, V., & Chou, S. K Optimization of biodiesel fueled engine to meet emission standards through varying nozzle opening pressure and static injection timing. Applied Energy 130 450-457 2014 7.182
Vedharaj, S., Vallinayagam, R., Yang, W. M., Chou, S. K., Chua, K. J. E.,& Lee, P. S. Experimental investigation of kapok (Ceiba pentandra) oil biodiesel as an alternate fuel for diesel engine. Energy Conversion and Management 75 773-779 2013 5.589
Vallinayagam, R., Vedharaj, S., Yang, W. M., Saravanan, C. G., Lee, P. S., Chua, K. J. E., & Chou, S. K. Emission reduction from a diesel engine fueled by pine oil biofuel using SCR and catalytic converter. Atmospheric environment 80 190-197 2013 3.629
Vallinayagam, R., Vedharaj, S., Yang, W. M., Lee, P. S., Chua, K. J. E., & Chou, S. K. Combustion performance and emission characteristics study of pine oil in a diesel engine. Energy 57 344-351 2013 4.520
Yang, W. M., An, H., Chou, S. K., Chua, K. J., Mohan, B., Sivasankaralingam, V., Raman, V., Maghbouli, A., & Li, J. Impact of emulsion fuel with nanoorganic additives on the performance of diesel engine. Applied Energy 112 1206- 1212 2013 7.182
Yang, W. M., An, H., Chou, S. K., Vedharaj, S., Vallinayagam, R., Balaji, M., Mohammad, F.E.A., & Chua, K. J. E. Emulsion fuel with novel nano-organic additives for diesel engine application. Fuel 104 726-731 2013 4.601

SAE Papers

Author(s) Title Of Paper Journal Volume (No.)/Page Numbers Year Impact Factor
Vedharaj, S., Vallinayagam, R., An, Y., Dawood, A., Najafabadi, M. I., Somers, B., Chang, J., & Johansson, B Fuel Effect on Combustion Stratification in Partially Premixed Combustion SAE Technical Paper 2017-24-0089 2017 0.36
Vedharaj, S., Vallinayagam, R., An, Y., Najafabadi, M. I., Somers, B.,Chang, J., & Johansson, B Combustion Homogeneity and Emission Analysis during the Transition from CI to HCCI for FACE I Gasoline SAE Technical Paper 2017-01-2263 2017 0.36
Vallinayagam, R., Vedharaj, S., An, Y., Dawood, A., Izadi Najafabadi, M., Somers, B., & Johansson, B., Combustion Stratification for Naphtha from CI Combustion to PPC SAE Technical Paper 2017-01-0745 2017 0.36
Mubarak Ali, M., Hernandez Perez, F., Vedharaj, S., Vallinayagam, R., Dibble, R. W., & Im, H. Effect of Timing and Location of Hotspot on Super Knock during Preignition SAE Technical Paper 2017-01-0686 2017 0.36
Mubarak ali, M., Hernandez Perez, F., Vallinayagam, R., Vedharaj, S., Johansson, B., & Im, H. A Computational Study of Stratified Combustion in an Optical Diesel Engine SAE Technical Paper 2017-01-0573 2017 0.36
An, Y., Vallinayagam, R., Vedharaj, S., Masurier, J. B., Dawood, A., Najafabadi, M. I., Somers, B., & Johansson, B Analysis of Transition from HCCI to CI via PPC with Low Octane Gasoline Fuels using Optical Diagnostics and Soot Particle Analysis SAE Technical Paper 2017-01-2403 2017 0.36
An, Y., Vedharaj, S., Vallinayagam, R., Dawood, A., Masurier, J. B., Najafabadi, M. I., Somers, B., & Johansson, B. Effect of Aromatics on Combustion Stratification and Particulate Emissions from Low Octane Gasoline Fuels in PPC and HCCI Mode SAE Technical Paper 2017-24-0086 2017 0.36
Vallinayagam, R., Vedharaj, S., An, Y., Dawood, A.,Najafabadi, M. I., Somers, B., Chang, J., Sarathy, S. M., & Johansson, B Compression Ignition of Light Naphtha and Its Multicomponent Surrogate under Partially Premixed Conditions SAE Technical Paper 2017-24-0078 2017 0.36
Sivasankaralingam, V., Raman, V., Ali, M. J. M., Alfazazi, A., Lu, T., Im, H., Sarathy, S. M., & Dibble, R. W. Experimental and Numerical Investigation of Ethanol/Diethyl Ether Mixtures in a CI Engine SAE Technical Paper 2016-01-2180 2016 0.36
Raman, V., Sivasankaralingam, V., Dibble, R., & Sarathy, S. M. Pinene-A High Energy Density Biofuel for SI Engine Application SAE Technical Paper 2016-01-2171 2016 0.36