:: About Author

Mr. Ishwar Mulani

B.E. Mech

Photo : 1995      Photo : 2012


The author is 1967- graduate in mechanical engineering from L.D. college of Engineering, Gujarat University, Ahmedabad, India. 

The author has more than 31 years of experience in responsible and decision making position for application engineering, design and techno-commercial issues concerning belt conveyors, other equipment and system engineering from simple to most modern plants for handling of bulk materials, in accordance with international practices.  This experience has significant value as world-wide advancement in the field of bulk material handling took place in the last three decades of 20th century.

The experience has been derived by working in reputed companies, who had / have work affiliation with prime German companies in this field.  For the last 15 ½ years, the author was heading Project Engineering department of M/s Krupp-India, which is a part of world-renowned Krupp-Germany group of companies.

The author has extensively travelled in the world (Germany, France, U.K., other European countries, USA, Thailand, Malaysia, Korea, Singapore, Indonesia, Bangladesh etc.), as a part of official assignments. This has enriched the know-how and provided better understanding of the technical issues concerning designers and users of belt conveyors.

The author’s aforesaid back-ground has enabled him to formulate this book to suit large scale needs, presentation of complex issues for easy understanding, in-built proofs, inclusion of calculation models to suit ‘design office set-up’ in business organisations; and to provide clear options for decisions by readers - who are often under time-pressure.

The author has put his long term know-how in this book, which is time tested and has been extensively used during tenure of his service in realisation of many bulk material handling plants; and obviously this know-how signifies the techno-commercial concurrence at various levels.

The Author has also written and published one more book titled “Belt Feeder Design and Hopper Bin Silo”, which is a first book of its kind, at international level, providing comprehensive information on the subject matter.