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Research Activities

RESEARCH ACTIVITIES

ON-GOING DOCTORATES

S.No.

Name of the Scholar

Name of the Supervisor

Area of Ph.D. Research

Year of Registration

  1.  

B.Saravanakumar

Dr.R.Thenmozhi

Behavior of  Shear Connectors in composite Beams

July 2010

  1.  

A.Danasekaran

Dr.V.M.Shanthi

An Investigation study on Light Weight Concrete by addition of Fibres

July 2010

  1.  

C.V.Bindu

Dr.V.M.Shanthi

Sustainable Concrete using Waste tyre rubber aggregates

Jan 2012

  1.  

M.Rama

Dr.V.M.Shanthi

Performance assessment of Pervious Concrete

Jan 2012

  1.  

R.Prakash

Dr.R.Thenmozhi

Hybrid Fibre Reinforced Concrete

Jul 2012

  1.  

M.S.Deepak

Dr.V.M.Shanthi

Study on Flexural Performance of Cold Formed Steel Structural Sections

Jan 2013

  1.  

P.Neelamegam

Dr. S. Kandasamy

Study on Lateral Load – Deflection Behavior of  RC frame with In fills

Jul 2014

  1.  

A.R.Krishnaraj

Dr. S. Kandasamy

Studies of Engineered Cementitious Concrete under Severe and Seismic Conditions

Jul 2014

  1.  

K.Rekha

Dr.R.Thenmozhi

Behavior of  Bagasse Ash Concrete

July 2014

  1.  

S.Janani

Dr.R.Thenmozhi

Cold Formed Steel Beams

July 2014

  1.  

R.Subhashree

Dr.R.Thenmozhi

Hybrid Rubberised Concrete

July 2014

  1.  

G.Dhamodhara Kannan

Dr. S. Kandasamy

Behavior of Hollow flange Cold formed Steel Beams

Jan 2015

  1.  

R.Jeyanthi

Dr. S. Kandasamy

Study on Behavior of Steel Concrete Composite Light Weight Load Bearing Wall Panels under Cyclic Loading

Jan 2015

  1.  

B.RanjithBabu

Dr.R.Thenmozhi

Behavior of  Light Weight Polystyrene  aggregates on concrete

Jul 2015

  1.  

N.Divyah

Dr.R.Thenmozhi

Behaviour of Concrete Encased Composite Column made of Sintered Fly Ash Aggregate Concrete

Jul 2016

  1.  

V.P.Dhanapriya

Dr.R.Thenmozhi

Study on Toughness behaviour of High Performance Concrete

Jul 2016

  1.  

M. Praveen Kumar

Dr.R.Thenmozhi

Performance Analysis of Building with and without Sustainable Materials – An Experimental and Analytical approach

Jul 2016

  1.  

K.Shobana

Dr.R.Thenmozhi

Self repairing bio-concrete using recycled aggregate

Jul 2016

  1.  

S.Prabu Ranganathan

Dr.S.Chithra

Seismic Behaviour of Basalt Fibre Reinforced Polymer in Beam-Column Joint

Jan 2017

  1.  

E.Yazhini

Dr.R.Chithra

Study on Dynamic Analysis of Precast Shell Structures

Jul 2017

  1.  

S.Manju Soniya

Dr.R.Chithra

Investigation on Composite Steel Truss with Fibre Reinforced Concrete Beam

Jul 2017

  1.  

K.Vedhasakthi

Dr.R.Chithra

Study on Dynamic Analysis of Precast Shell Structures

Jul 2017

  1.  

M.C. Ravathi

Dr.R.Chithra

Study on Cost Efficient Utilization of Construction and Demolition Waste in Structural  Element

Jul 2017

  1.  

A.Oorkalan

Dr.S.Chithra

Investigation on the use of Coconut Coir Pits as Partial Fine Aggregate Replacement Material in normal and Self Curing Concrete

Jan 2017

  1.  

S. Makesh Kumar

Dr.S.Chithra

Behaviour of Self Compacting Concrete incorporating Marble dust and Copper slag 

Jan 2017

 

List of Research Projects by Ph.D. Scholars

SI.

No

Name of scholar

Name of supervisor

Area of research

Year of completion

1.

Sunilaa George

Dr. R. Thenmozhi

Flexural behavior and corrosion potential of activated fly ash

2012

2.

R. Chithra

Dr. R. Thenmozhi

Study on the behavior of

prefabricated cage reinforced concrete beams

2013

3.

T. Senthil Vadivel

Dr. R. Thenmozhi

Experimental study on rubber

reinforced concrete

2013

4.

S. Deepa Sri

Dr. R. Thenmozhi

Bending and impact study on Hybrid reinforcement slab

2013

5.

K. Vidhya

Dr.S.Kandasamy

Experimental investigation on

Properties of Coal Ash brick and Masonry

2014

6.

R. Kandasamy

Dr. R. Thenmozhi

Lateral torsional buckling of

cold formed steel beam

2015

7.

R. Thangaraj

Dr. R. Thenmozhi

High volume fly ash concrete beam

2015

8.

N. Balasubramani

Dr. R. Thenmozhi

Behavior of double skinned

Steel tubular composite beam in-filled with SCC

2016

9.

S.Chithra

Dr.S.R.R.Senthil Kumar

Study on High Performance Concrete using Nano Silica, Silica Fume and Copper Slag

2017

10.

V.Selvan

Dr. R. Sundararajan

Experimental Investigation about the influence of torsional reinforcement on RC solid slab with various end conditions and analysis of the slab using ANN technique.

2017

11

N.Muthuramalingam

Dr.R.Thenmozhi

Prestressed Geopolymer Concrete Poles

2017

12

P. Akila

Dr.S.Kandasamy

Experimental study on the behaviour of steel reinforced self compacting concrete

2017

13

J.Umashankar

Dr.R.Thenmozhi

Optimization of Tunnel lining

2018

Publications list

  • C. Antony Jeyasehar ,G.Saravanan ,A.K. Ramakrishnan,  S. Kandasamy, Strength and durability studies on fly ash based Geopolymer bricks, Asian Journal Of Civil Engineering (BHRC), VOL. 14, NO. 6, 2013.

  • Vidhya K and Kandasamy S, Experimental Study on Stress strain behaviour of masonry prism with different types of brick and mortar, International Journal of Earth Sciences and Engineering, Vol. 06(01), pp: 1667-1673.

  • G.Saravanan , C. Antony Jeyasehar , S. Kandasamy, Flyash Based Geopolymer Concrete – A State of the Art Review, Journal of Engineering Science and Technology Review, 6 (1), 2013, 25-32.

  • Vidhya K,Kandasamy S, Study on properties of bricks manufactured using fly ash and pond ash,  Pollution Research, Vol. 32(2), 2013, pp:405-409.

  • P.MeenaSundari, K.SenthamilSelvan, S. Madhava Krishnan and T.Meenambal, “Preparation, Characterization and Utilization of Activated Carbon prepared from Putrescible vegetable waste for the removal of Malachite green from its Aqeous solution”, Asian Journal of Chemistry; Vol 25, No 8(2013), 4434-4440.

  • S.P.Ravikannan, G.Manjula and T.Meenambal, “Assessment of Maturity for Vermicompost Using Germination Index”, Life Science Journal 2013; 10(2): 2698-2700.

  • Thangaraj  R. and Thenmozhi  R.  Sustainable concrete using  High Volume Fly Ash from Thermal power plants,   Ecology , Environment and Conservation, Isssue No.19(2), 2013, 191-196.

  • Thangaraj  R. and Thenmozhi  R. Industrial and Environmental application of  High Volume Fly Ash in Concrete production, Nature and Environment and pollution Technology, Vol 12, No2, 2013, pp315-320.

  • Balasubramani N. and Thenmozhi  R, Experimental study on the behaviour of axially loaded double skinned hollow steel tubular columns in-filled with self compacting concrete, Pollution Research, 32 (4)2013, pp: 933-942.

  • S.Priyadharshini and T.Meenambal, “Strategies for sustainable management of end-of life electrical and electronic equipments”, Pollution Research, Vol.33, No.1, 2014, 153-160.

  • R.Kandasamy, R.Thenmozhi and L.S.Jayagopal, “ Flexural-torsional buckling tests of Cold formed lipped channel beams under restrained boundary conditions”, International Journal of  Engineering and Technology, Vol.6, No.2, 2014, 1176-1187.

  • R.Chithra, R.Thenmozhi, Hareeshmutuharaj “Bending behavior, deformability and strength analysis of prefabricated cage reinforcement composite beams” International Journal of Construction and Building Materials (Elsevier science), Vol. 5, No. 2, December 2013.

  • Nalina P, T.Meenambal and R.Sathyanarayan Sridhar, “Land Use Land Cover Dynamics of Nilgiris District, India Inferred from Satellite Imageries”, American Journal of Applied Sciences 11 (3): 455-461,2014 ISSN 1546-9239, January 2014.

  • Nalina.P, Meenambal T, and Sathyanarayanan Sridhar, “Slope Stability Analysis of Kallar-Conoor Hill Road Stretch of the Nilgiris”, Journal of Computer Science, Vol.10, No.7, 2014, 1107-1114.

  • K.Rekha, R.Thenmozhi, “Evaluation of mechanical properties of BAGcrete”, Advanced Materials Research, 2014, 693-697,.

  • R.Kandasamy, R.Thenmozhi and L.S.Jayagopal, “ Flexural-torsional buckling tests of Cold formed lipped channel beams under restrained boundary conditions”, KSCE Journal of Civil Engineering, 2015, pp:1-10.

  • R.Kandasamy and R.Thenmozhi,”Experimental Investigation of Buckling length of CFS Lipped Channel Beams under Restrained Boundary ConditionsAdvanced Materials Research,Vol.984-985(2014)pp140-153.

  • P.Subashree andR.Thenmozhi, ”Flexural Performance of Hybrid-Rubberized Composite Slabs using Finite Element Method“Advanced Materials Research,Vol.984-985(2014)pp167-171.

  • K.Vidhya, and S.Kandasamy, “Study on the Flexural Strength of Coal Ash Brick Masonry wall Elements”, Journal of Structural Engineering, Vol.41, No.4, 2014, 410-419.

  • M.Ranjit Kumar, T. Meenambal and V.Kumar,”Pedotransfer Functions in Hydrologic Modelling for Predicting the Effect of Changes in Soil Types on Watershed Hydrology” International Journal of Earth Sciences and Engineering, Vol.08,No.02,April 2015.

  • M.Ranjit Kumar, T. Meenambal and V.Kumar,”Implications of Inter-Relationships between Evaluation Criteria on Calibration of Hydrologic Models” International Journal of Earth Sciences and Engineering, Vol.08,No.02,April 2015.

  • T.Mohanakavitha,T.Meenambal and R.Radhika,”Assessment of Water Quality Index for the Groundwaste in Downstreamside of the KalingarayanCanal,ErodeDistrict”Indian Journal Environmental Production,Vol.34,No.11,November 2015.

  • AswinSriram G and T. Meenambal,”Study of Strach based Coagulant in the Treament of Dairy Waste Water in Coimbatore,Tamil Nadu” International Journal of Engineering Research and Technology,Vol.03,Issue.11,November 2014.

  • S.Priyadharshini and T. Meenambal, ”Strategies for Sustainable Management of End of Life Electerical and Electronic Equipment” EM International,Poll Res.33(1),153-160(2014).

  • M.Ranjit Kumar, T. Meenambal and V.Kumar, ”Simulation Model for Predicting the Effects of Changes in Climate Parameters on Watershed Hydrology”International Journal of Applied Engineering Resaerch,Vol.10,No.53(2015).

  • S.P.Ravikannan and T. Meenambal, “ Experimental Studies on windrow composting and vermicomposting (Twin Process) of Organic fraction of Municipal Solid waste with sludge from varied industries”, Pollution Research, Vol.33, No.2, 2014, 1-4.

  • A Dhanasekaran and V.M.Shanthi, A study on use of recycled concrete aggregate as partial replacement for natural aggregate, International journal of Advanced research in Civil, Structural, Environmental and Infrastructure Engineering and Developing, Vol.2, iss.3, 2015, pp: 120-126.

  • Rama M and V.M.Shanthi, “Mechanical and Hydraulic properties of Pervious concrete using Fly ash, International Journal of Applied Engineering Research, Volume 10, Number 27, 2015, pp: 21737 – 21742.

  • M.S.Deepak, V.M. Shanthi, Ramya Krishnan and P. Lavanya, M20 grade light weight concrete using expanded polystyrene beads, Volume 10, Number 27, 2015, pp: 21733 – 21736.

  • M.Surendar, V.M. Shanthi, Ramya Krishnan and P. Lavanya, Study on technical feasibility of utilizing fly ash and bottom ash in self compactingself curing concrete, Volume 10, Number 27, 2015, pp: 21785 – 21791.

  • Chithra.S, S.R.R.Senthil Kumar, K.Chinnaraju, Prabhu.S, Chithra.R,, “Analytical investigations on flexural behaviour of HPC beams with copper slag as partial replacement of fine aggregate using ABAQUS” International Journal of Applied Engineering Research, Volume 10, Number 19 (2015), pp: 14054 – 14058.

  • SabnaAshmi H, Chithra R and Chithra S, “Study on the Flexural Behaviour of Fibre Reinforced and Prefabricated Cage Reinfoced Concrete Beams” International Journal of Applied Engineering Research, Volume 10, Number 19 (2015), pp: 13953 – 13958.

  • Chithra R, Sunilaa George, DeepaShri S, Chithra S and SabnaAshmi H, “An Experimental Study on the Influence of Light weight Aggregate in Self Curing Concrete” International Journal of Applied Engineering Research, Volume 10, Number 19 (2015), pp: 14016 – 14020.

2015-2016

  • K.Vidhya and S.Kandasamy,”Experimental Investigations on the Properties of Coal-Ash Brick units as Green Building Materials”, International Journal of Coal Preparation and Utilization, Jan, 2016, pp: 318-325, (Taylor & Francis.
  • P.Akila and S.Kandasamy, “Experimental analysis and modelling of steel fiber reinforced SCC using central composite design”,              Computers and Concrete, 2015, (Techno-Press), pp.215-229.

  • O.R.Kavitha, V.M.Shanthi, G Prince Arulraj and P.Sivakumar, Fresh, Micro- and Macrolevel studies of metakaolin blended self compacting concrete, Applied Clay Science, Vol:114, 2015, pp:370-374.

  • O.R. Kavitha,  V.M. Shanthi, G. Prince Arulraj, V.R. Sivakumar, “Microstructural studies on eco-friendly and durable Self-compacting concrete blended with metakaolin”, doi: 10.1016/j.clay.2016.02.011, Volumes 124–125, May 2016.

  • M. Ranjit Kumar, T. Meenambal and V.Kumar, “Simulation model for predicting the effects of changes in climate parameters on watershed hydrology”, Journal of Applied Engineering Research, Vol 9(2), 2015.

  • Lakshmi Priya T and T Meenambal, “Biogenic synthesis of nanosilver using Indian medicinal plants and evaluation of their antibacterial activity”, International Journal of Nanoparticles, Vol 8(3), 2015.

  • C Rajakumar and T Meenambal, “”Effect of Industrial and agricultural wastes in the stabilization of expansive soil for the pavement subgrades”, Indian Journal of Environmental Protection, pp: 368-374, 2015

  • C Rajakumar and T Meenambal, Effect of coal ash in the stabilization of expansive soil for the pavement”, International journal of Chem Tech Research, Vol.8(1), pp: 170-177, 2015.

  • C Rajakumar and T Meenambal, “Artificial Neural network modelling of subgrade soil stabilized with Bagasse Ash and Geogrid”, International Journal of Innovation and scientific research,      Vol. 25 (1), pp: 87-100, 2016.

  • C Rajakumar and T Meenambal, ‘’Experimental Study on Utilization of Bottom Ash to Stabilize Expansive Soil Subgrades’’, Nature Environment and Pollution Technology,         2016

  • Senophiyah Mary J., Meenambal T, Inventorisation of E-Waste and Developing a Policy – Bulk Consumer Perspective, Volume 35, 2016, pp: 643-655, Procedia Environmental Sciences    2016.

  • O.R.Kavitha and V.M.Shanthi, Effect of Metakaolin on the properties of self compacting concrete, International Journal of Earth Sciences and Engineering, Vol.8, No.3, 2015, pp:256- 259.

  • S.Muthuramalingam and R.Thenmozhi,”The Influence of Alkaline activators and Curing Temperature on properties of GeopolymerConcreteInternational Journals of Applied Engineering Research,Vol.10,November 19(2015).

  • S.Muthuramalingam and R.Thenmozhi,”Strength Characteristic of Fly ash based Geopolymer concrete electric poles at early age of 3 days International Journals of Applied Engineering Research,Vol.10,November 19(2015).

  • R.Kandasamy, R.Thenmozhi, and L.S.Jayagopal  “Experimental studies on Flexural- Torsional Buckling of Cold-Formed Steel Lipped Channel Beams”, Journal of Structural Engineering, Structural Engineering Research Centre, August 2015.

  • B. Senthil Kumar, V. P. Arunachalam  and R. Thenmozhi, “Effect on Strength Characteristics of Low Calcium Fly Ash based Geopolymer Concrete -An Initiative towards Green Concrete” International Journal of Applied Environmental Sciences ISSN 0973-6077 Volume 11, Number 1 (2016), pp. 173-182.

  • B. Senthil Kumar, V. P. Arunachalam  R. Thenmozhi and T. SenthilVadivel, “Performance Analysis of Various Geopolymer Concrete Mixes under Elevated Temperature” Middle-East Journal of Scientific Research 24 (2): pp287-291, ISSN 1990-9233,  2016.

  • M.Rama, V.M.Shanthi, “Study of properties of pervious concrete”, Gradevinar 6/2016.

  • M.Rama, V.M.Shanthi, “Mechanical and Hydraulic Properties of pervious concrete using Flyash”, International Journal of Applied Engineering  Research, ISSN 0973-4562 Vol. 10 no.27 (2015).


2016-2017

  • J. Umashankar, R. Thenmozhi and T. SenthilVadivel, “Settlement Analysis and Optimization of Tunnels under Existing Flyovers. Middle-East Journal of Scientific Research 24 (4): pp1052-1056, ISSN 1990-9233, 2016.

  • S.Janani and R. Thenmozhi, Behaviour of cold – formed steel stiffened web sections, International Journal of Printing, Packaging & Allied Sciences, Vol.4, No.4, December 2016. ISSN 2320-4387

  • S. Chithra, S.R.R. Senthil Kumar, K. Chinnaraju,   “The effect of Colloidal Nano-silica on workability, mechanical and durability properties of High Performance Concrete with Copper slag as partial fine aggregate” International Journal of Construction and Building Materials (Elsevier science), 113 (2016), 794–804.

  • S. Chithra, S.R.R. Senthil Kumar, K. Chinnaraju, F.AlfinAshmita,   “A comparative study on the Compressive Strength prediction models for High Performance Concrete containing nano silica and copper slag using regression analysis and artificial neural networks” International Journal of Construction and Building Materials (Elsevier science), 114 (2016), 528–535.

  • S.Chithra, G.Indupriya “Contributions of Different Standards and Codes for the Design of Silo: A Review” The Asian Review of Civil Engineering, Vol. 5, No. 2, July- December 2016.

  • S. Chithra, G.IndupriyaA Preliminary study on the loading and vulnerability of silos” International Journal of Civil Engineering and Concrete structures, Vol. 2, No. 2, April 2017.

  • M.Rama, V.M.Shanthi,T.Raja, T.Meenambal “Study of properties of pervious concrete”,   International Journal of Technical Innovation in modern Engineering & science (IJTIMES) e-ISSN: 2455-2584  Volume 2 Issue 4, April  2016.

​ 2017 - 2018

  • M. Puthiya Ramki, Ranjith Babu and R. Thenmozhi, “Experimental study on the behaviour of sintered flyash aggregate concrete with steel fiber” , International Journal of Technical Innovation in Modern Engineering & Science, Vol.4, Issue.4, April 2018
  • B. Saravanakumar and R.Thenmozhi "Comparison of behaviour between rebar and stud shear connectors under monotonic loading” Journal of Structural Engineering - accepted for publication

  • R. Prakash, R.Thenmozhi and S.N.Raman , “Mechanical characterisation and flexural performance of eco-friendly concrete produced with fly ash as cement replacement and coconut shell coarse aggregate”, Int. J. Environment and Sustainable Development, - accepted for publication

  • Arul priyan S, Chithra S, “Compressive strength modelling of high performance concrete by Anfis”, International journal of Advanced in management, Technology and Engineering science, Volume 8,issue IV, pg 685-695 April 2018.
  • M.Sasi regha, S.Chithra , “ Prediction of early age compressive strength of silica fume incorporated high performance concrete” in Journal of advanced  research in applied science(IAETSD-JARAS), Volume 5, issue 4, pg 482-487 April 2018
  • K. Ramadaevi and R. Chithra, “Concrete Using Recycled Aggregates”, International Journal of Civil Engineering and Technology (IJCIET), Volume 8, Issue 9, September 2017, pp. 413–419.
  • K. Ramadaevi, R. Chithra and B. Rajesh, Experimental Study on Strength Properties of Concrete with Different Aspect Ratios of Basalt Fibres”, International Journal of Civil Engineering and Technology (IJCIET), Volume 8, Issue 9, September 2017, pp. 629-637.