Name A T Manikandan


Department Civil Engineering
Qualification BE M.Tech
Area of Specialization Geotechnical Engineering
Date of Joining KEC 18-06-2016
Experience in (Years) Teaching: 5.2Years   Industry: -- Others: --  
Number of Papers Published
National Journals: Nil    
International Journals: 04
Number of Papers Presented
National Conferences:
International Conferences:
03
04
 Number of Consultancy Projects   13
 

Contact Details
Email: soilmani.civil@kongu.ac.in
Mobile: 9942816716
Office: 04294-226700 Intercom: 846


AREA OF INTEREST

§  Ground Improvement Techniques

§  Foundation Engineering

§  Experimental Geomechanics

§  Geosynthesis in Civil Engineering

§  Transportation Engineering

§  Earth Pressure and Retaining Structures

§  Geo Mechanics and Soil Behavior

§  Pavement Engineering

§  Marine Foundation

§  Foundation on Expansive soil

§  Geomechanics and Soil Behavior

Journals Published (International)
  1. A.T.Manikandan, M.Moganraj (2014), ‘Consolidation and Rebound Characteristics of Expansive Soil by using Lime and Bagasse Ash’, International Journal of Research in Engineering and Technology, Vol.03, Issue 04, April 2014, pp 403-411.
  2. A.T.Manikandan, Animesh Sharma, G.Karthick, A.Abdul Jameel (2015), ‘Study on Effect of Molasses on Strength of Soil’, International Journal of Advanced Research Trends in Engineering and Technology, Vol.02, Issue 02, February 2015, pp 57-61.
  3. A.T.Manikandan, Venkata Radha Lokesh , Y.Ibrahim, B.Dheebikhaa (2017),’ Study on Effect of Fibres with Cement on Engineering Properties of Soils.’ International Journal of Research in Engineering and Technology, Vol.06, Issue 02, February 2017, pp 01-04.
  4. A.T.Manikandan, Y.Ibrahim, B.Dheebikhaa, K.Raja (2017),’ A Study on Effect of Bottom Ash and Coconut Shell Powder on The Properties of Clay Soil’, International Research Journal of Engineering and Technology, Vol.04, Issue 02, February 2017, pp 550-553.
Paper Presented in National Conferences
  1. Presented a project paper in one day National Level Conference on the topic of “CONSOLIDATION CHARACTERISTICS OF EXPANSIVE SOIL TREATED WITH BAGASSE ASH & LIME” held in Excel Engineering College, Kumarapalayam, Namakkal.
  2. Presented a project paper in a one day National Level Conference on “RECENT ADVANCEMENTS IN GEOTECHNICAL ENGINEERING” organized by Indian Geotechnical Society (Coimbatore Chapter) on 25.04.2014
  3. Presented a project paper in one day National Level Conference on the topic of “EXPERIMENTAL INVESTIGATION ON SILICA FUME HIGH STRENGTH CONCRETE” held in Excel Engineering College, Kumarapalayam, Namakkal.
  4. Presented a project paper in an International Conference on the topic of “PERFORMANCE EVALUATION AND INVESTIGATION OF HIGH PERFORMANCE CONCRETE BEAM INCORPORATING WITH MINERAL ADMIXTURES” held CRESCENT University, Chennai.
  5. Presented a project paper in an International Conference on the topic of “EXPERIMENTAL STUDY ON PROPERTIES OF EXPANSIVE SOIL TREATED WITH GGBS AND LIME” held CRESCENT University, Chennai.
  6. Presented a project paper in an International Conference on the topic of “EXPERIMENTAL INVESTIGATION ON HIGH PERFORMANCE CONCRETE USING RECYCLED CONCRETE AGGREGATES”held CRESCENT University, Chennai.
  7. Presented a project paper in an International Conference on the topic of “ASSESSMENT OF GROUNDWATER POLLUTION DUE TO TEXTILE INDUSTRIAL ACTIVITIES IN AND AROUND TIRUPUR, TAMIL NADU, INDIA” held at PSG Hitech, Coimbatore.
Consultancy Projects

  • Executed the consultancy activity to find out the Safe Bearing Capacity of soil for a residential apartment, Erode, Tamilnadu, India in the year of 2016.
  • Executed the consultancy activity to find out the Density of the soil and Proctor compaction parameters for a apartment project in the year of 2015.
  • Executed the consultancy activity to find out the California Bearing ratio, Grain size distribution, optimum moisture content and maximum dry density of the soil for a highway project in the year of 2015.
  • Executed the consultancy activity to find Suitability of Aggregate for Highway construction in the year of 2015.
  • Executed the consultancy activity to find Compressive Strength of concrete for Slump tank - wall and slab construction in the year of 2015.
  • Executed seven consultancy activity to find out the Mechanical, Physical properties of steel including Yield, Elongation and Tensile strength for JBM construction, Chennai, India for the Multistory Building Construction in the year of 2015.
  • Executed the consultancy activity to find out the Mix ratio for M30, M35, M40 grade of concrete with the strength tests for JBM construction, Chennai, India for the Multistory Building Construction in the year of 2015.
  • Executed the consultancy activity to find out the Safe Bearing Capacity of soil in Al Jalal Mosque, Kalmandapam, Chennai, India in the year of 2015.
  • Executed the consultancy activity to find out the Safe Bearing Capacity of soil and Recommendation for the type of Foundation for a commercial building in Erode, India, in the year of 2014.
  • Executed the consultancy activity to find out the Properties of the Soil for the construction of G-2 Residential Building in Erode, India in the year of 2014.
  • Executed the consultancy activity to find Depth of Ground water level in Chennai Medical College, Tiruchi, India in the year of 2013.
  • Executed the consultancy activity to find Depth of Ground water level in Eswari Engineering College, Ramapuram, Chennai, India in the year of 2013.

MEMBERSHIPS

  • Member of Indian Geotechnical Society (Life Member)
  • Member of Indian Society of Technical Education (Life Member)
  • Member of International Society for Research and Development.

FACULTY DEVELOPMENT PROGRAMS

  • Attended five days NITTTR, Chennai & SRM University organized FDP Program on “PRACTICAL TRAINING ON GEOSYNTHETICS AND BUILDING MATERIALS”, Chennai.
  • Participated in six days AICTE – QIP sponsored short term course on “INVESTIGATION IN SOIL AND ROCK FOR OPTIMAL GEOTECHNICAL INVESTIGATION in INDIAN INSTITUTE OF TECHNOLOGY, Chennai.
  • Participated in seven days FDP Program on “EFFECTIVE AND SMART LEARNING PROCESS in B.S. Abdur Rahman University, Vandalor, Chennai.
  • Participated in a one day FDP Program on “SOIL MECHANICS” in SKR Engineering College, Poonamallee, Chennai.
  • Participated in five days FDP Program on “ENGINEERING MECHANICS” in B.S. Abdur Rahman University, Vandalor, Chennai.

WORKSHOPS                                              

  • Conducted a one day  National Level Workshop on GEOTECHNICAL SOLUTION FOR PRACTICAL DESIGN OF ELEMENTS USING MIDAS GTS NX” in Kongu Engineering College, Perundurai.
  • Participated in a one day National level Workshop on IMPORTANCE OF SUSTAINABILITY IN CONCRETE STRUCTURESorganized by ACI – KEC Chapter in Kongu Engineering College, Perundurai.
  • Participated in a one day National Workshop on QUALITY ASSURANCE IN ACADEMIC & SPONSORED RESEARCH in B.S. Abdur Rahman University, Vandalor, Chennai.
  • Participated in a one day National Workshop on SOIL MECHANICS AND FOUNDATION ENGINEERING” in Bannari Amman Institute of Technology.
  • Participated in a one day National Workshop on GROUND IMPROVEMENT FOR INFRASTRUCTURE PROJECTS” in SRM University.
  • Participated in a one day National Workshop on CONSTECH” in EBET Engineering College.

 NATIONAL SEMINARS

  • Participated in a one day National Seminar on SUSTAINABLE ENERGY TECHNOLOGY AND LOW CARBON BUILDING FOR CLIMATE CHANGE MITIGATION” in RVS Engineering College, Coimbatore.
  • Participated in a one day National Seminar on RECENT DEVELOPMENTS IN REPAIR, REHABITATION & RETROFITTING organized by Association of Consulting Civil Engineers (INDIA) in Bangalore.
  • Participated in CSIR sponsored a one day National Seminar on SUSTAINABLE WASTE WATER TREATMENT AND REUSE in Kongu Engineering college in Erode.
  • Participated in a one day National Seminar on “TOTAL STATION & ADVANCED SURVEYING” in Kongu Engineering College in Erode.
  • Participated in a one day National Seminar on “EFFECTIVE UTILIZATION OF FLY ASH” in Kongu Engineering College in Erode.
  • Participated in a one day National Seminar on REAL ESTATE REGULATION AND DEVELOPMENT ACT” organized by CITIZEN CONSUMER AND CIVIC ACTION GROUP in Kongu Engineering College, Perundurai.

NPTEL COURSE:
  • Certified as ELITE member in GEOTECHNICAL ENGINEERING LABORATORY course and secured a consolidated score of 70% among 415 certified candidates.
  • Certified as ELITE member in GEOSYNTHETICS TESTING LABORATORY course and secured a consolidated score of 67% among 79 certified candidates.

E- Contents:

 S.No Course Code
 Course Name
 Text/Video Link
 01 14CET44 SOIL MECHANICS
 http://nptel.ac.in/courses/105103097/1
http://home.iitk.ac.in/~pkbd/A%20Preview%20of%20Soil%20Behavior.pdf
 02 14CEL43        
 SOIL MECHANICS LABORATORY
 https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Q6rOuysQuZU
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=n_q1rmwCqfM

 03 14CET51 FOUNDATION ENGINEERING
 http://nptel.ac.in/downloads/105101083/

Power Point Presentations:
                                 - https://drive.google.com/open?id=1ttXKMFSP2zP0ImWtSEAZTxfHFDkiamHc
                                 - https://drive.google.com/open?id=1AiMe1R0mAmSc_p80CZrRRwJXnfz36BQT