Civil Engineering

About the Department

  • The department of civil engineering was established during the inception of the institute in the year 2002 with an intake of 30 students to produce competent engineers in the field of civil engineering. The student intake was increased to180 in the academic year 2014 – 2015.
  • The department offers postgraduate degree programme in M.E Structural Engineering from the academic year 2013-2014 and M.E Construction Engineering and Management from the academic year 2014-2015.
  • The department faculties have good number of publication record in international and national journals and conferences.
  • The civil department has been recognized as a collaborative research centre by Anna University, Chennai.
  • The department is headed by an experienced Professor and supported by 37 dedicated faculty members. All the faculty members are Post Graduate in various disciplines. Two faculty members are pursuing Ph.D.
  • Most of the faculty members are members in various professional bodies like ISTE, IE(I), ICI etc., and are actively participating in the activities of those professional bodies.
  • More than 250 students are active members in various professional bodies like ICI, IE(I) and EWB etc. ICI students chapter of Civil department has received the Best students chapter appreciation award from ICI Salem Centre.
  • The only college and department having signed MOU with L & T  Construction buildings and factories.
  • The only Department which established centre of excellence in formwork engineering in association with esteemed industry L & T construction, Buildings and factories. Larsen and Toubro  and department of civil engineering jointly oraganised a course on formwork engineering and concrete.
  • The Industrial Co-Teaching course is conducted in collabration with esteemed industry Sigaram Construction Pvt Ltd, Erode.
  • The department of civil engineering has signed MOU with more than 10 esteemed core companies.
  • The civil engineering department faculties received research funding from UGC and MSME New Delhi.
  • The department has excellent and consistent placement record and most of the eligible students are placed in reputed organizations.

Programmes offered

  • B.E. - Civil Engineering- 4 years
  • M.E - Structural Engineering - 2 years
  • M.E. - Construction Engineering and Management - 2 years
  • Ph.D. - (Research Programme)

Vision & Mission

Vision

  • To produce an excellent civil engineers through high technical education and research.

Mission

  • To provide state of the art of infrastructure in civil engineering.
  • To prepare the graduates for lifelong learning, meet intellectual, ethical and career challenges.
  • To establish centres of excellence in emerging areas of research.
  • To promote quality education, research and consultancy for industrial and societal needs.

PSOs, PEOs & POs

Programme Specific Outcomes (PSOs)

The students will demonstrate the abilities

  • In applying fundamental knowledge of Civil Engineering to analyze and solve complex engineering problems.
  • In arriving at innovative solutions for Civil Engineering industry
  • In entrepreneurship related to Civil Engineering.

Program Educational Objectives (PEOs)

The graduates of will be able to

  • Progress in professional career by applying the technical knowledge gained to provide solutions to society and industry. .
  • Analyze and design various real time issues and provide solution in core and interdisciplinary domains.
  • Exhibit excellence and ethics in professional career.

Advisory Committee

Department Program Advisory Committee (DPAC)

S.No Member Designation
1 Dr.S.Neelamani Senior scientist,
Senior Research Scientist
Environment and Life Sciences Research Centre
Kuwait Institute for Scientific Research, Kuwait.
2 Dr.G.Vimala Rosaline Principal,
Government College of Engineering, Salem.
3 Er.B.Murugesan Joint General Manager,
Head Technology Centre,
L& T Construction, Building and Factories, Chennai.
4 Dr.G.S.Thirugnanam Professor & Head,
Department of Civil, IRTT, Erode.
5 Dr.S.Senthil Professor in Civil Department,
Structural Engineering Division,
Anna University Chennai.
6 Dr.G.Appa Rao Professor in Civil Engineering,
IIT Madras, Chennai.
7 Dr. K.C. Pazhani Associate Professor, Department of Civil,
Structural Engineering Division,
Anna University Chennai.
8 Dr.R.Thenmozhi Professor & Head,
Department of Civil,
Government College of Technology, Coimbatore.
9 Dr. N. Anandavalli Principal Scientist,
CSIR-SERC, Chennai.
10 Dr.T. Palanisamy Associate Professor, Department of Civil,
I.K. Gujral Punjab Technical University,
Kapurthala.
11 Er.R. Sivalinagm Managing Director,
Sigaram Construction Pvt Ltd, Erode.
12 Er.R. Ramesh Managing Director,
R.R. Consultancy and Contractor, Thiruchengode.
13 Dr. A. Sudhahar Managing Director,
Dimensions Structural Design, Coimbatore.

Board of Studies

Members of the Board of Studies

S.No. Name of the Member Communication Address of the members BoS Designation
1 Dr. K.Vidhya Professor & HOD,
Department of Civil,
Mahendra Engineering College.
Chairman
2 Dr. K.C. Pazhani Associate Professor,
Department of Civil,
Structural Engineering Division,
Anna university, Chennai.
University nominee
3 Dr.R.Thenmozhi Professor & Head , Department of Civil,
Government College of Technology, Coimbatore.
Academic expert
4 Dr. A. Sudhahar Managing Director,
Dimensions Structural Design, Coimbatore.
Industrial  expert
5 Dr.C.T.Sivakumar Professor,
Department of Civil,
Mahendra Engineering College.
Internal Faculty Member
6 Mr.K.Prasad Babu Professor & HOD,
Department of Civil,
Mahendra College of Engineering.
Academic expert
7 Er.Ashwin Kumar Consultant & Contractor
Guru Lakshmi Builder, Salem.
PG Alumini
8 Er.V.Karthikeyan DLFGP (Project)
Formwork Engineering Training
L&T Construction
Delhi Cluster.
UG Alumini

Laboratory

Surveying laboratory

Major equipment

S.No Name of the instruments
1 Total station
2 Theodolite
3 Level instruments
4 Pocket stereoscope
5 Prism square
6 Optical square
7 Prismatic compass

Capabilities

  • Study of chain accessories and chain traversing
  • Determination of included angle by Compass traversing
  • Determination elevation by Fly leveling and check leveling
  • Determination of angle using Theodolite surveying
  • Determination of linear measurement Trigonometrical levelling
  • Determination of distance measurement by Tacheometric surveying
  • Study of the total station
  • Study of the GPS

Utilization

  • Surveying laboratory is used for Agricultural and Civil engineering students of II and III year.

Laboratory In-charges

  • Mr.R.Manirasu
  • Mr.C.Senthil Kumar

Strength of material laboratory

Major equipment

S.No Name of the equipments
1 Universal tensile testing machine
2 Torsion testing machine for steel rods
3 Izod impact testing machine
4 Hardness testing machine brinell
5 Beam deflection test apparatus
6 Double shear test setup box
7 Spring testing machine ( tension & compression )

Capabilities

  • Determination of hardness of the given specimen using Brinell hardness Rockwell hardness testing machine.
  • Determination of Impact strength on given specimen using Izod test and Charpy test method.
  • Determination of Tensile strength of Mild Steel using a Universal Testing Machine.  
  • Determination of deflection of simply supported beam with Single point load and Two point load.
  • Verification of Maxwell Reciprocal Theorem on simply supported beam.
  • Determination of Shear strength on given specimen using Universal Testing Machine.
  • Determination of Compression strength on open coiled Helical Spring and Closed coiled Helical Spring.
  • Determination of Torsion shear properties of given specimen using Torsion Testing Machine

Utilization

  • Strength of Materials Laboratories is used for all Non-circuit Branch students (Mechanical, Civil, Agriculture, Mechatronics and Mechanical and Automation engineering)

Laboratory In-charges

  • Mr.L.Vijayan
  • Mr.D.Mathiarasu

Soil Mechanics laboratory

Major equipment

S.No Name of the equipments
1 Hydrometer
2 Liquid and plastic limit apparatus
3 Shrinkage limit apparatus
4 Proctor compaction apparatus
5 UTM of minimum of 20KN capacity  
6 Direct shear apparatus
7 Field density measuring device
8 Triaxial shear apparatus
9 Three gang consolidation test device
10 Pycnometer
11 Standard Penetration Test

Capabilities

  • Determination of Special gravity of soil solids by pycnometer method.
  • Determination of particle size distribution sieve analysis.
  • Determination of liquid limit and plastic limit of soil by casagrande apparatus.
  • Determination of moisture content and water content of soil sample by oven drying method.
  • Determination of In-situ and Field density of soil by sand replacement method and using core cutter method.
  • Determination of optimum moisture content and maximum dry density using standard Proctor compaction test.
  • Determination of moisture – density relationship using Heavy Proctor compaction test.
  • Determination of shear strength parameters of cohesionless soil by using direct shear test.
  • Determination of shear strength parameters of cohesive soil by using unconfined compression strength of soil.

Utilization

  • Soil mechanics laboratory is used for III year students of civil engineering. .

Laboratory In-charges

  • Mr.Y.Shantharam
  • Mr.V.Vignesh

Concrete and Highway laboratory

Major equipment

S.No Name of the equipments
1 Crushing test Apparatus
2 Concrete Mixer
3 Slump Cone apparatus
4 Flow Table apparatus
5 Vee Bee consistometer
6 Impact Testing Machine
7 Compression Testing Machine
8 Elongation Index and flakiness apparatus
9 Vicat Apparatus
10 Penetrometer Tester
11 Viscosity tester
12 Ductility tester
13 Lee Chatlier Apparatus

Capabilities

  • Determination of properties of cement ( setting time, fineness soundness)
  • Determination of fresh concrete properties (slump cone, flow table and compaction factor) 
  • Determination of hardened concrete properties (compressive  strength , flexural strength and split tensile strength )
  • Determination of properties of bitumen ( penetration, viscosity and ductility)
  • Determination of properties of aggregate (fine and coarse aggregate)
  • Mix design for various grade of concrete.

Utilization

  • Concrete and highway laboratory is used for final year students of civil engineering.

Laboratory In-charges

  • Mr.S.Manishankar
  • Mr.P.Dhamodaran

Hydraulic laboratory

S.No Name of the equipments
1 Rotometer
2 Venturimeter and  Orifice meter
3 Flow through variable duct area - Bernoulli‟s Experiment
4 Flow through Orifice, Mouthpiece and Notches
5 pipes and pipe fittings
7 Centrifugal pumps
8 Gear pump
9 Submersible pump
10 Reciprocating pump
11 Pelton wheel turbine
12 Francis turbine

Capabilities

  • Determination of coefficient of discharge of a venturimeter
  • Determination of coefficient of discharge of an orificemeter
  • Determination of coefficient of discharge of an orifice by constant head method
  • Determination of coefficient of discharge of an orifice by falling head method
  • Determination of coefficient of discharge of a mouthpiece by falling head method
  • Determination of coefficient of discharge of a triangular and rectangular notch
  • Determination of coefficient of friction of a pipeline
  • Performance test on a centrifugal, gear oil and submergible pump
  • Performance test on a pelton wheel and francis turbine

Utilization

  • Hydraulic Engineering Laboratories is used for all Non-circuit Branch students (Mechanical, Civil, Aeronautical, Mechanical and Mech and Automation engineering)

Laboratory In-charges

  • Mr.T.Ramasamy
  • Ms.M.Devi

Environmental Engineering Laboratory

S.No Name of the equipments
1 PH  & Turbidity meter
2 Conductivity meter
3 BOD incubator
4 Desicator
5 Jar test apparatus
6 COD apparatus
7 Kjeldale apparatus
8 Calorimeter
9 Chlorine comparator
10 Spectrophoto meter
11 Flame Photometer

Capabilities

  • Determination of PH & Turbidity in the given sample of water.
  • Determination of Hardness in the given sample of water.
  • Determination of suspended, volatile, fixed and settle able solids in the given sample of water and waste water
  • Determination of Chlorides in the given sample of water.
  • Determination of Sulphates in the given sample of water.
  • Determination of Alkalinity and Acidity in the given sample of water.
  • Coagulation and Precipitation process for treating waste water- Jar test
  • Determination of Calcium, Potassium and Sodium the given sample of water.
  • Coagulation and Precipitation process for treating waste water- Jar test
  • Determination of Ammonia Nitrogen in wastewater.
  • Determination of Dissolved oxygen in the given sample.
  • Determination of Nitrate and Phosphate  in wastewater
  • Determination of oxygen by BOD and COD test

Utilization

  • Environmental Engineering laboratory is used for Third year students of civil engineering.

Laboratory In-charges

  • Mr.S.Mohan
  • Ms.V.Shanmugavadivu

FORMWORK ENGINEERING LABORATORY

Major equipment

S.No Name of the equipments
1 Table formwork
2 Kwikstage beam & slab formwork
3 Airodek composite panel formwork
4 Duo column formwork
5 Multiflex beam & slab formwork
6 Scaffolding system
7 Brick masonry system
8 Reinforcement system

Utilization

  • Formwork engineering laboratory is used for all the civil engineering.

Laboratory In-charges

  • Mr.M.Dewakar
  • Mr.M.Arun

STRUCTURAL ENGINEERING LABORATORY

Major equipment

S.No Name of the equipments
1 Loading Frame with capacity 50tonnes
2 Ultrasonic pulse velocity
3 Rebound Hammer
4 Cover meter
5 Permeability apparatus
6 Flow Table apparatus
7 Compression Testing Machine
8 SCC apparatus

Capabilities

  • Determine the compressive strength of concrete by using rebound hammer.
  • Determine the ultimate load on concrete column with concentric loading.
  • Determine the ultimate load on concrete column with eccentric loading
  • Determine the natural frequency of dynamic test on cantilever steel beam.
  • Determine the workability with various grades of concrete.
  • Determine the compression strength & tensile strength of concrete.
  • Determine the modulus of elasticity of concrete.
  • Determine the quality of concrete using Ultrasonic Pulse Velocity.
  • Determine the Ultimate moment of resistance of simply supported reinforced concrete beam and compare theoretical calculation.

Utilization

  • Advanced Structural Engineering laboratory is used for P.G students of civil engineering.

Laboratory In-charges

  • Dr.K.Vidhya
  • Mr.P.Deepan

Faculty & Staff

S.No Name of the Faculty Designation
1 Dr.K.Vidhya Professor
2 Dr.C.T.Sivakumar Professor
3 Dr.Murali Krishna Professor
4 Mr.S.Mohan Asst. Professor
5 Mr.Y.Shantharam Asst. Professor
6 Mr.T.Ramasamy Asst. Professor
7 Mr.M.Dewakar Asst. Professor
8 Mr.L.Vijayan Asst. Professor
9 Mr.P.Deepan Asst. Professor
10 Mr.S.Manishankar Asst. Professor
11 Mrs.M.Suganthi Asst. Professor
12 Ms.E.Geethamozhi Asst. Professor
13 Ms.V.Shanmugavadivu Asst. Professor
14 Mr.M.Arun Asst. Professor
15 Mr. Manirasu.R Asst. Professor
16 Mr.D.Mathiarasu Asst. Professor
17 Miss.S.Revathi Asst. Professor
18 Miss.B Nithya Asst. Professor
19 Miss.M.Devi Asst. Professor
20 Mr.P.Dhamodharan. Asst. Professor
21 Miss.P.Suvitha Asst. Professor
22 Mr.V.Vignesh Asst. Professor
23 Ms. R.Monisha Asst. Professor
24 Ms.N.Revathi Asst. Professor
25 Mr.C.Senthilkumar Asst. Professor
26 Mr.T.Ramprasath Asst. Professor
27 Mr.D.PrakashKumar Asst. Professor
28 Ms.A.Sindupriya Asst. Professor
29 Mr.R.Aswinkumar Asst. Professor
30 Mr.S.Gurubharathi Asst. Professor
31 Mr.P.Sabarivasan Asst. Professor
32 Mr.A.Prasath Asst. Professor
33 Mr.R.Ashok Kumar Asst. Professor
34 Mr. JEEVA.S Asst. Professor
35 Mr.G.Varadarajan Asst. Professor
36 Mr.R.Lingeswaran Asst. Professor
37 Mr. S.Dhivin Asst. Professor
S.No Name of the faculty No. of Publication
1 Dr.K.Vidhya 108
2 Dr.C.T.Sivakumar 43
3 Mr.Y.Shantharam 25
4 Mr.T.Ramasamy 12
5 Mr.S.Mohan 27
6 Mr.M.Dewakar 20
7 Mr.L.Vijayan 10
8 Mr.P.Deepan 10
9 Mr.S.Manishankar 10
10 Mrs.M.Suganthi 08
11 Mr.M.Arun 05
12 Ms.E.Geethamozhi 12
13 Ms.V.Shanmugavadivu 9
14 Mr.R.Manirasu 03
15 Ms.S.Revathi 04
16 Ms.B.Nithya 04
17 Ms.M.Devi 04
18 Mr.D.Mathiarasu 02
19 Mr.P.Dhamodharan. 02
20 Ms.P.Suvitha 05
21 Ms.N.Revathi 03
22 Mr.C.Senthil kumar 03
23 Ms.R.Monisha 02
24 Mr.V.Vignesh 03
S.No Name of the Supporting Staff Qualification
1 A.E.Tamil selvan D.C.E
2 D.Duraisamy D.C.E
3 D.Silambarasan B.E

Credentials

Credentials of the Department

  • The department is recognized as research centre by Anna University, Chennai. Two faculty members have been approved as research supervisor for guiding Ph.D / MS candidates and 2 faculty are pursuing Ph.D
  • NPTEL local chapter is established for students and faculty members appearing for NPTEL online examinations 
  • Faculty members have published more than 330 technical papers in various national and international conference and Journals. .
  • The only Department having established centre of excellence in formwork engineering in association with esteemed industry L & T construction, Buildings and factories.
  • Larsen and Toubro  and department of civil engineering jointly oraganisd a course on formwork engineering and concrete.
  • The Industrial Co-Teaching course is conducted in collabration with esteemed industry Sigaram Construction Pvt Ltd, Erode.
  • More than 100 students are trained and certified by ICOT course in Green Building and Technology.
  • Faculty members are life members in Professional Bodies like IE(I), ISTE & ICI chapters.
  • More than 250 students are members in Indian concrete institute (ICI) professional bodies.
  • Our students got “Best Students Chapter Appreciation Award” – 2015 from ICI in Salem region.
  • Our students have undergone internship in various government / Reputed Private industries / organizations.
  • Our Faculty members received Excellence in chosen Field of Activity 2016, Young women Scientist Award 2017, Outstanding Woman in Engineering 2018 and Best faculty in Geology 2018.
  • Undertaken research projects funded by UGC and MSME New Delhi.
  • Our faculty members filed more than 5 patents.
  • CENTRE OF EXCELLENCE

    Larson & tourbo (L&T)

    • Larson & tourbo is an industry-academia collaboration program to align engineering student competencies with industrial needs
    • Provide hands on learning on various formwork components using formwork laboratory. Gain knowledge on various formwork systems used by different components. Provide information on the recent techniques and innovations done in formwork
    • Various training programs are conducted for members of faculty members and students


                           

    Short-Term Courses

    Short-Term & Value-Added Courses organized in the last three academic years 2014-15, 2015-16, 2016-17

    S.No Name of the Short-Term Courses /Value-Added Courses Number of students benefited
    1 E-materials 72
    2 Sustainable technology 31
    3 Recent Trends in Form Work 102
    4 Special Concrete 102
    5 Planning of Form Work Engineering 102
    6 Design of Formwork Engineering 102

    Events

    Seminars, Conferences & Workshops conducted through Professional Societies

    Events organized in last three academic years:
    S.No. Type of Events Professional society Date Name of the Events Resource Person Name & Organization
    1 Workshop ICI 14.03.2018 Precast Construction and Practices Dr. N. Ganesan , Professor, Dept of Civil Engineering, National Institute of Technology, Calicut, Er.Jagadish K Halyal, Deputy General Manager , B.G.ShirkeConst.Tech.Pvt.Ltd, Bangaluru Er.K.S. Ravichandran , Marketing Head, Teemage Precast. S.Jagadesan Deputy manager-Technical service The Ramco Cements Lt
    2 Technical Seminar ICI 14.03.2018 Rapid Hardening Cement S.Jagadesan Deputy manager-Technical service The Ramco Cements Lt
    3 Short term course ICI 06.03.2018 to 08.03.2018 Formwork Engineering & Concrete Er. B. Murugesan Joint General Manager, Head Technology Centre, L&T Construction – Building & Factories Chennai. Mr.L.S.Kannan Sr.Deputy General Manager, Head Technology Centre, L&T Construction – Building ; Factories Er. N.Srinivasan, Regional Manager, PERI(India)Pvt Ltd,Formwork Scaffolding Engineering, Chennai
    4 Workshop ICI 28.02.2018 Good Construction Practices Er.N.Sanjaikumar,B.E,M.E., Assistant Manager, Technical Service, Ultra Tech Cement Ltd Salem
    5 Workshop IE(I) & ICI 07.02.2018 Disaster Mitigation Dr.S.Rajamani, Chairman, AIUE Commission, Chennai, Dr.G.Appo Rao, Professor/IIT Madras,Chennai Dr.M.A.N.Loganathan, Chief consultant, Dr.Loganathan Orthopaedic Hospital Bhavani, Erode
    6 Workshop IE(I) & ICI 07.02.2018 Eco-Friendly Building Material Technologies For Low Cost In Construction Dr. K. Sivakumar., PhD(Dundee) MACI(USA) FICT(UK) FIE., DGM(Civil), BSCC Formwork L&T Construction - Buildings & Factories, TC2 Building - First Floor D Wing ,Mount Poonamallee Road, Manapakkam,Chennai Mr.Mohan Renkan Thyagarajan., B.E(Civil), M.B.A.,BASF India Limited, Construction Chemicals Division, No. P 8/1, 2nd floor, Veerapuram Village, Mahindra World City, Chengelpet Taluk, Kancheepuram
    7 NIT/IIT Lecturer ICI 05.02.2018 An Insight to Principle of Ground Improvement and modern techniques Dr.A.Boominathan, Professor in Civil Engineering, IITMadras,Chennai.
    8 Seminar IE(I) & ICI 05.02.2018 & 06.02.2018 Green Building Technologies Dr.A.Boominathan, Professor in Civil Engineering, IITMadras,Chennai. Er.T.Shanmugasundaram senior Engineering Manager, L&T construction, Bangalore Dr.D.Ramesh, Managing director, RR consultancy and construction, Tirchengode
    9 Technical workshop ICI 31.01.2018 Introduction on of vasthu planning and approval Er.Murugan Mahendran, Proprietor, Mahendra Architect and Designer, Salem.
    10 Technical workshop ICI 29.01.2018 Technical View on Infrastructures Er.P.Sathish kumar, Technical Associate, Central Leather Research Institute, Adyar Chennai
    11 Workshop ICI 24.01.2018 Industry Requirement of Surveying Er. S. RAJKUMAR. Geodetic Engineer., (ChiefSurveyor, The Salem Land Survey Institute)
    12 Seminar ICI 23.01.2018 Characterization on cement Concrete (C3-18) Dr.A.Sudhahar, Proprietor & Chief Consultant, DIMENSIONS ,Coimbatore
    13 Mails ICI 17.01.2018 Basics Concepts Of Formwork Engineering Er.V.Karthikaeyan, DLFCP (Project), Formwork Engineer Training, L&T Constructions, Delhi Cluster
    14 Workshop ICI 02.01.2018 Condition Assessment Of Buildings Er.A.P.Murugan, Regional Head,Technical service,Ultra Tech Cement, Chennai
    15 Workshop ICI 20.12.2017& 22.12.2017 Construction Planning & Scheduling Shri.V.Srirama, Founder & Executive Director & Mrs.V.B.Sudha, Course Administrator & Senior Faculty Member, Proyojana Construction Management Training Institute, Salem.
    16 Mails ICI 29.12.2017 Estimation and Quantity Surveying Mrs. E.SARADHA, Industrial Faculty, Prayojana Construction Management Training Institute, Salem
    17 Mails ICI 27.12.2017 Estimation and Quantity Surveying Er.SHIVANI.M Formwork Engineer L&T Constructions CAPFIMS Project New Delhi
    18 Workshop ICI 19.09.2017 Career in civil engineering Mr.P.Suresh, Senior Engineer, Tata Consultancy Engineering, Bangalore.
    19 Workshop ICI 18.09.2017 & 19.09.2017 Modern total station Er.G.Mohanavizhiyan, Chief Surveyor and Managing director, Presto-Land Survey Institute, Salem. Er.K.Srivinivasan, Educational Director , Presto-Land Survey Institute, Salem
    20 Symposium ICI 21.08.2017 Ciraz’17 Er.R.Sivalingam,B.E., Managing Director, Sigaram Construction Pvt Ltd, Erode Dr.K.SudhaME., Ph.D., Assistant Professor(Sr.Grade), Department of Civil engineering. Government College of Engineering, Salem
    21 Mails ICI 07.08.2017 Forum on water resources in civil engineering Ms.M.K.Soundarya, Assistant Professor, Vels university, Chennai
    22 Seminar ICI 02.08.2017 Construction planning & practices Er.V.Balaji Subbramanian, ME(Struct).,MICI., MISSE., MISRD., Sri Vijayabarathi Associates, Structural Consultants and Engineers, Harur.
    23 Technical competitions ICI 02.08.2017 paper and poster presentation Er.V.Balaji Subbramanian, ME(Struct).,MICI., MISSE., MISRD., Sri Vijayabarathi Associates, Structural Consultants and Engineers, Harur
    24 Technical competitions ICI 02.08.2017 Code cracking and cross examine Er.V.Balaji Subbramanian, ME(Struct).,MICI., MISSE., MISRD., Sri Vijayabarathi Associates, Structural Consultants and Engineers, Harur
    25 Seminar ICI 11.09.2017 Behavior of beam column joint Dr.Sivachidhambaram, Scientist, Central Building Research Institute, Roorkee.
    26 Mails ICI 01.08.2017 Course outline about primavera Ms.KARTHIGA SUBIN, Palathra constructions Thirissur, Kerala
    27 Mails ICI 01.08.2017 Building modeling by using auto disk rivet - mails Er.M.Sridharan, Rivet Engineer, TRC Engineering India Pvt Ltd, Mysore
    28 NIT lecture ICI 27.07.2017 Sustainable concrete construction Dr. Subhash C. Yaragal, Professor in Civil Engineering, NITK, Surathkal.
    29 Miles ICI 25.07.2017 Study and job opportunities in ocean engineering Dr.S.Neelamani , Senior Research Scientist, Program manager for Coastal Management Program, Environmental and Life Sciences Research Center, Kuwait
    30 Seminar ICI 17.07.2017 Developing interview skills Mr.M.Karthik, HR, Leadership Trainer & Motivational Speaker, Chennai
    31 Workshop ICI 14.07.2017 & 15.07.2017 Formwork engineering Er.B.Murugesan, Joint General Manager, Head Technology centre, L&T Construction, Chennai. Dr.K.Sivakumar, Deputy General Managers, BSCC, Chennai, Er.C.N.V.S.Rao, Manager, Head Technology centre, L&T Construction, Chennai
    32 Technical training ICI 22.06.2017 & 23.06.2017 Recent trends in software application in civil industry Er.A.S.Madheswaran, Managing Director, UCS PVT Limited(P) Ltd, Salem
    33 Technical training ICI 28.06.2017 & 29.06.2017 Role of software applications in structural analysis and management Er.A.S.Madheswaran, Managing Director, UCS PVT Limited(P) Ltd, Salem
    34 Mails ICI 09.06.2017 Modern trends in formwork engineering Mr.R.Purushothaman Formwork Engineer L&T construction
    35 Conference ICI 09.03.2017 Modern and emerging trends in infrastructure development for sustainability Dr.G.Appa Rao, Professor Of Civil Engineering, IIT Madras
    36 NIT lecture series ICI 09.03.2017 Sustainable mass housing Dr.G.Appa Rao, Professor Of Civil Engineering, IIT Madras
    37 Workshop ICI 01.03.2017 Characterization of cement concrete Dr. A.R.Santhakumar, Emeritus Professor, Former Dean of Civil Engineering, Anna University, Chennai
    38 Technical competitions ICI 01.03.2017 Code cracking and cross examine Dr. A.R.Santhakumar, Emeritus Professor, Former Dean of Civil Engineering, Anna University, Chennai
    39 Seminar ICI 24.02.2017 Current trends in building designs and analysis-seminar Mr.C.Suresh, Business Support Manager, CADD Center, Chennai
    40 Technical competitions ICI 24.02.2017 Code cracking and cross examine & paper and poster presentation Mr.C.Suresh, Business Support Manager, CADD Center, Chennai
    41 Technical training ICI 23.02.2017 We are the future 2020 in construction industry- technical training Dr. Gopinathan.M.J, Managing Director, JPG Housing & Projects (P) Ltd, Avinashi.
    42 Technical competitions ICI 22.02.2017 Paper and poster presentation Dr. Gopinathan.M.J, Managing Director, JPG Housing & Projects (P) Ltd, Avinashi
    43 Mails ICI 21.02.2017 The way of art in interior and exterior designing Er. Mohanamanikandan E .V, Designer, Design intend, Hosur
    44 Technical training ICI 17.02.2017 Quality control at construction site Dr.A.Sudhahar, Managing Director, Structural Design, Coimbatore.
    45 Mails ICI 16.02.2017 Formwork Suraj.N, Formwork In charge, Construction of Commercial Building, L & T Construction- Delhi
    46 Technical training ICI 14.02.2017 Structural design and reinforcement detailing Dr.Gopala Krishnan.P, Managing Director, Structural Consultant / Approved Valuer, GK Construction (Architects& Structural engineers), Erode.
    47 Technical training ICI 14.02.2017 Overview of steel structures Dr.Thirugnanam.G.S, Professor and Head, Institute of Road and Transport Technology, Erode
    48 Guest lecture ICI 14.02.2017 Build expo Er.V.Iraianbu, Salem Civil Engineering association
    49 Mails ICI 16.11.2016 Job opportunities in civil engineering Er. M.SHIVANI, Formwork Engineer, L & T Construction, Delhi
    50 Seminar ICI 19.09.2016 Concrete Day Celebration’16 Er. M.Elanthendral, Incharge - Customer Support and Service, Tamil Nadu Region, The Associated Cement Companies Limited, Coimbatore.
    51 Seminar ICI 24.08.2016 Present scenario on water resource engineering Er.K.Manuraj, Director/IMTI Dr.A.Ranganathan, Research Associate/IMTI Er.M.Sekar, Assistant Professor/IMTI.
    52 Workshop ICI 22.08.16 & 23.08.16 Foundation analysis Mr.Sachin Prakash Chaugule, Trainer, Robokart, Mumbai.
    53 Symposium ICI 19.08.2016 Ciraz 2k16 Er.R.Sivalingam,B.E., MBA.,FIV, Managing Director, Sigaram Construction, Erode Dr.G.Arun Kumar, Assistant Professor, Government College of Engineering, Salem.
    54 Mail ICI 22.08.2016 Role of site engineer and green house construction Er. A. Sakthivel, Site Engineer, Fact Engineering and Design Organization, Udhyogamandal, Ernakulam
    55 Mails ICI 16.08.2016 The quantity surveyor and planning in civil industry Er. K.R. Arjun Adhithya, GET - QS and planning, JMC Projects (India) limited, Ahmedabad.
    56 Mails ICI 11.08.2016 A role of formwork engineer in civil construction Er. N. Dinesh Kumar, Formwork Engineer, L & T Construction, Mumbai
    57 Mails ICI 29.07.2016 Looping into the loop holes Er.R.Ranjini, Project Director, JCI Salem Rungs
    58 Guest lectures ICI 01.07.2016 Theory of structures Dr.K.Chinnaraju, Associate Professor, Division structural Engineering Anna University, Chennai
    59 Seminar ICI 14.07.2016 Characterization of cement concrete Dr. R. Thenmozhi M.E., Ph.D Associate Professor of Civil Government College of Technology Coimbatore Er. P.Soundra Pandiyan, Senior Section Officer, Railways Department, Salem division.
    60 Workshop ICI 28.06.2016 Role of software technology in civil engineering Er.R.Sundararaj, Consulting Engineer and Structural Consultant, Namakkal.
    61 Miles ICI 21.06.2016 Applications of GIS Dr.Hiromichi Fukui, Professor of Chubu University, Japan
    62 Conference ICI 07.04.2016 Emerging Trends In Infrastructure Development For Sustainability Mr.J.M.Chandra Kishen Professor Dept of Civil Engineering, Chairman - Centre for scientific and Industrial consultancy , chairman Centre for infrastructure sustainable transportation and urban planning, Indian Institute of Science, Bangalore & Er.K.Venkataraman, ICI-General Secretary Tamilnadu, Regional Head Technical Services, Ultra Tech cement Ltd, Chennai.
    63 Mails ICI 21.03.2016 Pre-engineered building Er.G.Sasikumar, Junior Design Engineer, Karthik Roofing & Structural Pvt Ltd, Bangalore.
    64 Miles ICI 22.03.2016 Innovative structural applications of ferrocement in Singapore Dr.P.Paramasivam , Former Professor, Dept of Civil Engineering, National University of Singapore, Singapore
    65 Nit lecture ICI 15.03.2016 Infrastructure developments in India Dr.T.Ramesh, Associate Professor in Civil dept, NIT, Trichy
    66 Mails ICI 11.03.2016 An overview of water resources, water supply and waste water management Ms.M.K.Soundarya, Assistant Professor, Dept of Civil Engineering, Vels University, Chennai.
    67 Guest lecture ICI 04.03.2016 Advancement in structural analysis Dr.S.Sukumar, Professor and Head, GCE, Salem.
    68 Guest lecture ICI 28.02.2016 Fundamental and application of finite element methods for structures Dr.T.Palanisamy, Professor for Structural Engineering & COE, KSR College of Engineering, Tiruchengode
    69 Workshop ICI 26.02.2016 & 27.02.2016 Bridge designing Mr.Sachin Chougule Assistant R&D head and trainer , Ark Techno solutions, Mumbai
    70 Seminar ICI 23.02.2016 Advanced testing methods for concrete durability Dr.R.Selvaraj, Principal Scientist & Head, Civil Materials Testing Laboratory, CSIR-CECRI, Karaikudi. Er.K.Venkataraman, ICI-General Secretary Tamilnadu, Regional Head Technical Services, Ultra Tech cement Ltd, Chennai.
    71 Concrete day celebration ICI 01.10.2015 Concrete mix design Er.S.Nachimuthu , President Federation of all Civil Engineering association, Tiruchengode
    72 Engineer days celebration ICI 29.09.2015 Engineer days celebration Er. D.Ramesh , Managing Director, RR Consultancy and Contractors, Tiruchengode, Namakkal
    73 Seminar ICI 18.09.2015 Characterization of Multifunctional Materials For Engineering application Dr.K.Muthumani Professor Structural Engineering Division School Of Mechanical and Building Sciences VIT University Chennai Campus & Dr.N.Anandavalli Principal Scientist CSIR-Structural Engineering Research Centre-Chennai
    74 Built expo ICI 10.09.2015 & 11.09.2015 Kudil 21st centura Build Expo’15 & MOU signing Er.R.Sivalingam State President- Federation of All Civil Engineering Association Tamilnadu and Puduchery
    75 Seminar ICI 11.09.2015 Recent trends in Civil Engineering Er.R.Ilangovan Superintending engineer PWD, WRO parambikulam Aliyar Basin Circle, Pollachi
    76 Mails ICI 24.08.2015 Exploring a new world – corporate life Er.N.Renuga Formwork engineer, L&T construction, KIAL project
    77 Mails ICI 21.08.2015 An overview on bar bending schedule Er. S.Arunkumar Design Engineer, Hochtief (India) private limited, Chennai.
    78 Mails ICI 14.08.2015 Structural detailing Er. M. Sridharan , Edecons Consultants Pvt Ltd, Bangalore.
    79 Workshop ICI 12.08.2015 & 13.08.2015 Software application in project management and design space Dr.G.S.Kanagavel Centre Head CADD centre, Salem
    80 Miles ICI 06.08.2015 Fundamental of ocean and coastal engineering and job opportunity in united ARAB emirates Dr.S.Neelamani Senior Research Scientist, Program manager for Coastal Management Program, Environmental and Life Sciences Research Center, Kuwait
    81 Guest lecture ICI 05.08.2015 Fundamental and application of strength of materials Dr.T.Palanisamy Professor for Structural Engineering & COE, KSR College of Engineering, Tiruchengode.
    82 Inauguration ICI 22.07.2015 Indian concrete institute Er.R.Radha Krishnan Secretary General, ICI. Er.K.Jayasankar Assistant Vice President (Technical Services), Ultra Tech Cement Ltd.
    83 Seminar ISTE 17.07.2015 Contemporary challenges in civil engineering Dr.R.Senthil Professor & Director, BTC, Anna University, Chennai. & Er.A.Sudhahar Managing Director, Dimensions ,Coimbatore
    84 Guest lecture ISTE 09.07.2015 Advancement in steel structures Dr.D.Shoba Rajkuamr Associate Professor GCE, Salem.
    85 Seminar ISTE 27.02.2015 Green technology for environmental issues Dr.S.Mathava Kumar Environmental and water Resource Division, IIT Madras & Dr.G.Vimala Rosaline Professor & HOD(P.G) GCE, Salem.
    86 Workshop ISTE 18.02.2015 Safety management Mr.R.Venkatesh Business Development Manager, CR Academy Fire and Safety Forum, Chennai
    87 Mails ISTE 11.02.2015 Estimation and costing Er.S.Rajasekar Er. K.Mohammed Jeelan Managing Partners, Royal Constructions, Salem
    88 Guest lecturer ISTE 21.04.2015 Vasthu and town planning Er.C.Mani Former president Plastic construction, Civil Engineering Association, Salem & Er.B.Selvakanthan President –Building, Information Centre, SK Designer Architect and Engineering, Salem.
    89 Build expo - 24.09.2014 & 25.09.2014 Build Expo’14 On Kudil 21st Centur” Mr.PachayapaBaladhanyuthapani Entrepreneur & project Manager , Dhan Foundation, Coimbatore
    90 Workshop - 22.05.2014 Safe construction of new building against earthquake Dr.V.Rajkumar Professor in civil, GCE, Salem
    91 Seminar - 31.07.2014 Replacement materials in concrete Dr.G.Thirugnanam Professor & Head, Department of civil, IRTT Erode.
    92 Workshop - 07.02.2014 & 08.02.2014 Building code’-2014 Er.K.Boopathi S.E. Commissioner of Municipal Administration Dr.G.Thirugnanam Professor in civil, IRTT Erode.

    RESEARCH AND CONSULTANCY WORK

    Academic research activities

    Department of Civil Engineering is approved as research centre by Anna university, Chennai for carryout research activities in various domains.

    Faculty members guiding Ph.D. research scholars

    S.No Name Area of Specialization
    1 Dr.K.Vidhya Civil Engineering
    2 Dr.C.T.Sivakumar Geology, GIS, Geological Survey, Petrological and Structural studies
    S.No Name Area of Specialization Number of Research scholars 
    Progress Awarded
    1 Dr.K.Vidhya Environmental 1 -

    List of Faculty Members Pursuing Ph.D

    S. No. Name of the faculty Specialization University
    1 Mr.Y.Shanatharam Geotechnical Anna university
    2 Mr.S.Mohan Environmental Anna university

    Sponsored Research in last three academic years 2014-15, 2015-16 and 2016-2017

    S.No. Project Title Funding Agency Amount in Rupees (INR)
    2017-18
    1 An Innovative Approach On Efficiency Of Trickling Filter Media With Construction And Demolition Waste DST 13.5 Lakhs
    applied
    2  Green Building Technology IEI 0.30 Lakhs
    3 Disaster Mitigation IEI 0.10Lakhs
    4 Eco -Friendly Building Material Technologies For Low Cost In Construction IEI 0.10Lakhs

    Total:

    14.0 lakhs
    2016-17
    5 Miniature scale industrial ash aggregate plant MSME ,
    New Delhi
    3 Lakhs
    6 Design and fabrication of eco friendly tile making machine MSME ,
     New Delhi
    3 Lakhs

    Total:

    6 Lakhs
    2015-16
    7 Quantum Leap in Low Cost Construction Techniques with usage of Compash Brick Masonry for Rural Housing UGC Minor project 2.88 Lakhs
    8 Multifunctional characterization on cement concrete DRDO 0.5 lakhs

    Total:

    3.38 Lakhs

    Product Developed during the last three academic years 2014-15, 2015-16 and 2016-2017

    S. No. Project Title Status Number of faculty involved
    2017-18
    1     Coir Ceramic Tile In Progress 4
    2016-17
    1 Industrial Ash Brick Completed 2
    2 Hybrid aggregate Completed 3
    2015-16
    1 Compash Paver Block Completed 3
    2 Hybrid ash brick Completed 2

    Consultancy work

    S.
    NO
    DATE NAME OF THE CONCERN TYPE OF TEST RATE
    1 25.02.2016 Mr.N.Sarathkumar
     (P.G. Student: SRM University)
    Flexural Strength Test on Beam 1200
    2 25.02.2016 Mr.N.Sarathkumar
    (P.G. Student: SRM University)
    Flexural Strength Test on Beam 1200
    3 04.04.2016 Ms.A.Sujithra
    (P.G. Student: RMK Engineering College)
    Compression Flexural Test
    Split Test
    390
    4 04.04.2016 Mr.Roger
    (U.G.Student:
     Panimalar Engineering College)
    Water absorption
    Slump Test
    600
    5 04.04.2016 Mr.P.Prasanth Kumar. S
    (P.G.Student:
    Panimalar Engineering College)
    Water Absorption Test
    Sorptivity Test
    300
    6 2.5.2016 Mr.Gunaseelan PG student
    (BS Abdul rahman University)
    Thermal conduxctivity slab 500
    7 25.5.2016 Mr.Praveenraj, PG student
    (BS Abdul rahman University)
    Flexural and impact test 400
    8 25.5.2016 Mr.M.Yuvaraj
    (PG student
    (BS Abdul rahman University)
    Water absorption compression and acid 450
    9 06.06.2016 Ms.S.Archana
    (P.G.Student :Sri Sastha College of Engineering and Technology)
    Test on “I” Section with intermediate section. 1750
    10 06.06.2016 Ms.S.Archana
    (P.G.Student :
    Sri Sastha College of Engineering and Technology)
    Concrete Frame (2 Nos)
    Size of the specimen ( 1m x 1 m)
    2500
    11 25.11.2016 Mr.Chandrasekaram
    (Research Scholar)
    Two point load Test on Channel Sections 1000
    12 21.11.2016 Mr.Chandrasekaram
    (Research Scholar)
    T joint  on Beam Column Joint 1000
    13 28.11.2016 Mr.Chandrasekaram
    (Research Scholar)
    + section Beam Column Joint cyclic loading 1500
    14 29.11.2016 Mr.Chandrasekaram
    (Research Scholar)
    + section Beam Column Joint cyclic loading 1500
    15 24.3.2017 Mr.Chandrasekaram
    (Research Scholar)
    Channel section
    Single and two point
    1000
    16 05.05.2017 Chettinad Vidhya Mandhir School, Karur NDT 68140
    17 12.08.2017 Mukesh Associates,Salem NDT 15000

    PATENTS

    • Application for new technology for ‘Hybrid Ash Bricks’, Application number: 5075 / CHE / 2014.
    • Application for new technology for ‘Hybrid Ash Aggregate Concrete ’, Application number: 5727 / CHE / 2014.3.
    • Application for new technology for ‘Building Health Monitoring Device ’, Application number: 5728 / CHE / 2014.
    • Application for new technology for “Fabrication and Testing methods of strain measuring Instruments for brick masonry SMIBM: Application number:  6113/CHE/2015.
    • Application for new technology for “Incinerator Ash paving Blocks” Application number: E2 / 3370 / 2016 / CHE.

    Mous

    Memorandum of Understanding signed during last three academic years 2014-15, 2015-16 and 2016-2017

    S.No. Name of organization Domain / Area of Activities Contribution Activities & Outcome
    1. Er.D.Ramesh
    Managing Director
    R R Consultancy & Contractors
    233, Chinna Ohmkaliamman Koil Complex, Tiruchengode, Namakkal-637211
    Valuation Consultancy, In plant training & placement Students are trained in the site and various field experience
    2. Er.A Sudhahar
    Managing Director
    Dimensions Structural Designs,
    No1, Arockiasamy Street, NSR Road, Saibaba Colony,
    Coimbatore-641011
    Consultant Project work & placement Placement opportunities are provided to the students to work in design field
    3. Er.R.Sivalingam
    State President
    Federation of all Civil Engineers Associations of Tamilnadu and Puduchery,(FACEAT) Registered office: #9/4-5, Muthamram’s Arcade,
    opp. K P N Travels, Mettur road, Erode-638011
    Contractor Consultancy, In plant training & placement Students and Faculty members are provided an opportunity to expertise in ICOT based real time projects in construction
    4. Dr.Gopala Krishnan.P, Managing Director
    GK Construction
    # No,126 Arunachalam Gounder Complex 1st Floor,
    Karur Bye Pass Road,
    Kollampalayam,
    Erode - 638002 <>
    Structural Consultant Consultancy, In plant training & placement Seminars ,Workshops, awareness programmes, short-term refresher courses and training and placement for the students
    5. Dr. M.J.Gopinathan. Managing Director,
    JPG Housing & Projects (P) Ltd
    9/196,V.S.Complex,East Car Street, Cheyur road, <>Avinashi-641654, Tiruppur (Dt), Tamilnadu.
    Consultant & Contractors Consultancy, In plant training & placement Students are trained in various kind of project
    6. Shri.V.Sriraman , Executive Director Prayojana Construction Management Training Institute
    No 16, Kaveri Avenue, State Bank Colony, Salem ,Tamilnadu, India
    Sriraman@prayojanainstitute.com
    Training centre In plant training & placement short-term refresher courses and training and placement for the students

    Contact

    Department of Civil Engineering

    Mahendra Engineering College (Autonomous),

    Salem- Thiruchengode Highway, Mahendhirapuri,

    Mallasamudram,

    Namakkal-637503,

    Ph. No : 04288 288575

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