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Research in Civil Engineering
Research and Innovation
Office of Research and Innovation,
REVA University, Rukmini Knowledge Park Kattigenahalli, Yelahanka,
Bangalore – 560 064
Karnataka, India
+91-80-6622 6622
+91 9448809443

Research in Civil Engineering

List of Guides & their expertise

Name Email ID Research Interests
Dr.Y.Ramalinga Reddy ramalingareddy@revainstitution.org Human Resources policies and Practice
Dr.M.prem Swaroup Reddy psreddy@revainstitution.org Studies on fatigue Behavior of bituminous Mixes
Dr.P.Shivananda pshivananda@reva.edu.in 1) Geotechnical Engineering
2)Automation and Infrastructure development
3)Green Buildings
4)Mix Design
Dr.Sunil Kumar Tengli dr.sktengali@reva.edu.in Special Cocretes,Relability Analysis & Design, Geo polymer Concrete

Research Facilities

a. Structural Engineering laboratory
  • Loading Frame of Capacity 1000KN(100T) capacity for testing all structural elements such as Beams,Columns,Slabs
  • Universal Testing Machine of 1000KN(100T) capacity for compression, torsion & flexure tests.
  • Torsion testing equipment 1000Kg-cm
  • Izod & Charpy
  • Title abrasion testing equipment
b. Geotechnical Engineering
  • Triaxial Testing equipment
  • Direct shear test
  • Soil-structural interaction equipment
c. Transportation Engineering Laboratory
  • Highway testing material equipment such as abrasion, impact, ductility testing equipments, fluid mechanics laboratory, equipments related to flow studies.
d. Journals
  • E-journal subscription for ACI & ASCE
  • Indian journals
  • Books

Research Grants

Sl.No Year Title of project Principal Investigator Amount
01 2012-13 “Performance of Model Footings Resting on Ply soil and Mat reinforced Soil Under Static and Cyclic Loading” Dr.M.T.Prathap Kumar Rs.8.20 Lakhs

Project proposals approved for sponsorship by KSCST-2015

Sl.No Project Ref. No. TITLE OF THE PROJECT BRANCH NAME OF THE GUIDE/S STUDENT1 & TEAM LEADER SANCTIONED AMOUNT (in Rupees) BATCH No.
326 38S1584 Alternative Mechanism For Waste Water Treatment CIVIL ENGINEERING PROF. CHINDU MOHAN MS. ANUSHA CHOWDARY 6,000.00 A
327 38S1585 Behavior Of Model Footings Resting On Coir Mat And Coir Fiber Reinforced Sand Under Cyclic Loading CIVIL ENGINEERING DR. M. T. PRATHAP KUMAR MR. SHARATH S. U. 6,000.00 B

Research Publications

a. Journals
  • Mr.S.J. Surendra published a paper on “Urban water Consumption Estimation using Adaptive Neuro Fuzzy Inference system” in Springer Book chapter, October 2015.
  • Dr.Prem Swaroup Reddy published paper on “Comparative Study on Performance of Bituminous Mixes Using Plastic Waste in Dry Process”, International Journal of New Technologies in Civil Engineering, Volume 2, Issue 1, Institute of Research in Engineering and Technology, Visakhapatnam, August 2015. Co-authors: Bharath Reddy N [M Tech Scholar, RITM, Bengaluru] and K.V.R Prasad [Associate Professor, Sir MVIT, Bengaluru].
  • Mr. Supreeth A R published paper on “Force and Deformation Response of U-shaped Multi -storeyed Reinforced Concrete Buildings” in International Journal of Scientific Engineering and Applied Science (IJSEAS) , Volume-1, Issue-5, August 2015.
  • Mrs.Rekha.B published paper on “Infuence of plan dimensions , seismic zone , infill on behaviour of I shaped reinforced concrete buildings” in IOSR, VOL12, Issue 4, July –Aug 2015.
  • Ms Bhanulatha G N published paper on “Dynamic analysis of transmission line towers for different sectional properties with fluid viscous dampers” in International journal of advanced research in education & Technology (IJARET), July August 2015.
  • Ms Bhanulatha G N published paper on” Study on behaviour of cable stayed bridges under the action of moving loads” in International journal of advanced research in education & Technology (IJARET), July August 2015.
  • Ms Bhanulatha G N published paper on “Study on behaviour of RC frames structures with different floor systems under the effect of lateral loads” in International journal of advanced research in education & Technology (IJARET), July August 2015.
  • Ms Bhanulatha G N published paper on “Comparative study on performance of Multi storeyed structures rubber bearing and friction pendulum base isolation systems in International journal of advanced research in education & Technology (IJARET), July August 2015.
  • Mrs. K. Shijina published paper on “Influence of Plan Dimensions, Seismic Zone, Infill on the behaviour of I-shaped reinforced concrete buildings” in International Organization of Scientific Research (IOSR), Volume 12, Issue 04, July- Aug 2015.
  • Mr. Supreeth A R published paper on “Influence of Plan Dimensions, Seismic Zone, Infill on the Behaviour of I-shaped Reinforced Concrete Buildings” in International Organization of Scientific Research Journal of Mechanical and Civil Engineering (IOSR-JMCE), Volume 12, Issue 04 Ver.III, July- Aug 2015.
  • Miss. Alfa Rahamath published paper on “Numerical Simulation of Masonry Prism Test using ANSYS and ABAQUS” in International Journal of Engineering Research & Technology (IJERT), Vol. 4, Issue 07, July-2015.
  • Mrs. K. Shijina published paper on “Influence of Plan Dimensions, Seismic Zone, Infill on the force and deformation responses of T-shaped reinforced concrete buildings” in International Journal of Informative and Futuristic Research, Volume 02, Issue 11, July 2015.
  • Mrs. K. Shijina published paper on “Effect of Plan Dimensions, Seismic Zone, Infill on storey drifts and force response of L-shaped reinforced concrete buildings” in International Journal of Engineering Research & Technology (IJERT), Volume 04, Issue 07, July-2015.
  • Miss. K. T. Sheethal published paper on “Development of High Strength Geopolymer Concrete using Low Molarity NaOH” in International Journal of Engineering Research & Technology (IJERT), Vol. 4, Issue 07, July-2015.
  • Mr. Supreeth A R published paper on “Effect of Plan Dimensions, Seismic Zone, Infill on Storey Drifts and Force Response of L-shaped Reinforced Concrete Buildings” in International Journal of Engineering Research & Technology (IJERT), Volume 04, Issue 07, July-2015.
  • Mr. Supreeth A R published paper on “Influence of Plan Dimensions, Seismic Zone, Infill on the Force and Deformation Responses of T-shaped Reinforced Concrete Buildings” in International Journal of Informative and Futuristic Research (IJIFR) Volume 02, Issue 11, July 2015.
  • Mrs.Rekha.B published paper on “Effect of plan dimensions , seismic zone , infill on storey drifts and force response L shaped reinforced concrete buildings” in IJERT,VOL 4 , Issue 7, July 2015.
  • Mrs.Rekha.B published paper on “Infuence of plan dimensions , seismic zone , infill on force and deformation responses T shaped reinforced concrete buildings” in IJIFR, VOL2, Issue 11, July 2015.
  • Ms Bhanulatha G N published paper on “Suitability of E sand as Replacement for River Sand in Glass Fiber Reinforced Concrete” in International Journal of research in Engineering and Advanced Technology ISSN:2320 – 8791 ,Volume 3,Issue 3, June – July,2015.
  • Mrs. Bhavana B Published a research paper entitled “Experimental Investigation on Properties of Self-Compacting and Self-Curing Concrete with Silica Fume and Light Weight Aggregates” in the International Journal of Engineering Research and Technology (IJERT), Volume 04, Issue 06, June-2015.
  • Mrs. K. Shijina published paper on “Experimental and Numerical studies on Free Vibration characteristics of a Three storeyed building Frame” in International Journal of Engineering Research & Technology (IJERT), Volume 04, Issue 05, May-2015.
  • Mr. Supreeth A R published paper on “Experimental and Numerical Studies on Free Vibration Characteristics of a Three-storied Building Frame”in International Journal of Engineering Research & Technology (IJERT), Volume 04, Issue 05, May-2015.
  • Mrs.Rekha.B published paper on “Experimental and Numerical Studies on free vibration characteristics of a three storied building frame” in IJERT,VOL 4 , Issue 5, May 2015.
  • Ms. Shobitha M Prasad published paper on “Assessment of Hydropower Potential in Nethravathi River Basin Using SWAT Model” in International Journal of Earth Sciences and Engineering ISSN 0974-5904, Volume-08, No.2. PP 696-702 April-2015.
  • Mr. Agadi Kishan published paper on “Influence of different mineral and chemical admixtures in OPC with river sand and comparisons with standard sand on Durability properties” in Indian Concrete Journal, March 2015, Vol.89.Issue 3, pp.63-76, March-2015.
  • Mr.Surendra H J published paper on “Quality of data set in modeling work: a case study in urban area for different inputs using Fuzzy approach.” In Engineering Research publication, March 2015
  • Mr.S.J. Surendra Published a paper on “Wavelet Fuzzy Approach for Modeling Urban Water Consumption using Climatic Variables” in IJAIST, 2015.
  • Ms. Shobitha M Prasad published paper on “Assessment of Hydropower Potential in Nethravathi River Basin Using SWAT Model” in International Journal of Engineering Research Issue Special 3 (ISSN: 2319-6980) Online, 2347-5013(print) PP 1-4, Dec-2014.
  • Mr.Gyanen Takhelmayum published paper on “Experimental Study on the Properties of cement concrete using Rice Husk Ash” International Journal of Engineering Science and Innovative Technology (IJESIT) Volume 3, Issue 6, November 2014 ISSN: 2319-5967.
  • Mr. Sanjay Raj. A published paper on “Experimental investigation on Self-Curing Self Compacting Concrete by Replacing Natural Sand by M-sand and Coarse aggregates By Light Weight Aggregate for M-40 Grade Concrete” in International Journal of Scientific and Research Publications, Volume 4, Issue 8, August 2014 1 ISSN 2250-3153.
  • Mrs.Rekha.B published paper on “Force and deformation responses Tall reinforced concrete building Frames” in IJERT, VOL 3 , Issue 8, Aug 2014.
  • Ms. Nikita Anil Moodi published paper on “Demand Assessment of Multilevel Car Parking in Garuda Mall” in International Journal of Research in Engineering and Technology, IJRET Journal, Volume 3, Issue 7, July 2014.
  • Mrs. Harini H. N. published paper on “Predicting CBR of fine grained soil by Artificial Neural Network and Multiple Linear Regression” in International Journal of Civil Engineering & Technology (IJCIET), Volume 05, Issue 02, Feb-2014.
  • Mr.S.J. Surendra Published a paper entitled “Analyzing The Rainfall And Temperature Influence On Municipal Water Consumption Using Regression Technique”, bearing Paper ID: NCRIET-195 has oral presentation at NCRIET 2014 to be held at BKIT Bhalki as well as for publication in IJRET Journal.
  • Miss. K. T. Sheethal published paper on “Development of Slag based Geopolymer Concrete” in Proceedings of ISTE sponsored 4th conference on latest advancement in Civil Engineering, ISBN 9788192088952, Pg No. 84-88.
b. Conferences
  • Dr. Sunil Kumar Tengli, Professor, School of Civil Engineering presented a paper entitled “An experimental study on the durability of low calcium class F fly ash based geopolymer concrete”2015
  • Mr. A. Sanjay Raj, Assistant Professor, School of Civil Engineering presented a paper entitled “Experimental analysis of self compacting, self curing concrete with addition of light weight aggregate”2015
  • Mr Avinash S Deshpande published paper on “Suitability of Ceramic waste as a Replacement of coarse aggregate for conventional concrete” in International conference conducted by VVIT Bangalore. April-May 2015.
  • Mr. Sanjay Raj. A published paper on “Development Of Self- Compacting Self Curing Concrete Using Quarry Dust As Replacement For River Sand, Light Weight Aggregate And Silica Fume” in International Multi Conference on Innovation in Engineering and Technology (IMCIET) at VVIT, Bengaluru. 21st to 23rd August 2014.
  • Mr. Sanjay Raj. A published paper on “Comparative Study Of Properties For Self- Compacting Self Curing Concrete By Using M-Sand And Silica Fume” in International Multi Conference on Innovation in Engineering and Technology (IMCIET) at VVIT, Bengaluru.. 21st to 23rd August 2014.
  • Surendra H J., Deka P.C, (2014). “Analyzing the Seasonal Water Consumption Fluctuation and Consumers Attitudes for Better Water Management: A Case Study”. International Multi Conference on Innovation in Engineering and Technology (IMCIET) at VVIT, Bangalore, 21st to 23rd August.
  • Surendra H J., Paresh Chandra Deka (2014). “Comparative analysis of Regression, Fuzzy and Neuro fuzzy techniques for predicting water consumption using climatic variables”. International Conference on Emerging trend in Engineering (ICETE) at NITTE, Mangalore, 15th to 17-May, ISBN: 978-93-83083-80-0, Volume 1.
  • Kavya B.M, Surendra H.J, “Rain Water Harvesting Techniques”, National Conference on NHCE 2013, MIT Manipal, PP-2013-103.
  • Praveen Kumar B J, Pradeep H, Akarshraj K H, Surendra H.J, and Avinash S.D. “A Study on Urban Municipal Water Supply and Demand”, National Conference on Advancement IN Science, Engineering and Technologies,ASET-2016, RRIT Bangalore- 2016.
  • Praveen Kumar B J, Pradeep H, Akarshraj K H, Lokesh A, Surendra H.J, and Avinash S.D. “Estimation of Runoff using Empirical Equations and Fuzzy Logic method: A case study”, National Conference on Advancement IN Science, Engineering and Technologies,ASET-2016, RRIT Bangalore- 2016.

Thrust Areas of Research

  • Structural Engineering
  • Transportation & Highway Engineering
  • Geotechnical Engineering
  • Environmental Engineering
  • Water Resource Engineering
  • Concrete Technology

Faculty/Research scholars pursuing research

Name Title of research University
Mr.Raghupathi K Universal Approach to Liquid Jet Impingement Data VTU
Mr.Sanjay Raj A Experimental investigation on self compacting self curing concrete using LWA, admixtures. VTU
Mrs.Chindu Mohan Moringa Oleifera, a Biosorbent for Treatment of Various Industrial Wastewaters and Study of Adsorption Isotherms VTU
Mrs.Rekha B Performance Evaluation & Reliability Assessment of prefabricated concrete structures. VTU
Mrs.Bhavana B Vulnerability of structures to fire VTU
Mr.H J Surendra Influence of climatic variables on municipal water consumption using FW approach. NITK
Mr.Avinash S Deshpande Inelastic earthquake response of Tall masonry buildings. VTU