Dr. Bharati Raj J

Assistant Professor (Senior Scale)
Department of Civil Engineering

Marian Engineering College, Trivandrum - 695582

Ph: +91-471-2707111 (O)
Email: bharatiraj83@gmail.com

Date of Joining MEC: 30 May 2017
Professional Experience: Total 5 Years 




Educational Profile
  • PhD (2009-2013)
    • Structural Engineering 
    • National Institute of Technology Calicut 
    • Strength and Behavior of Steel Fiber Reinforced Self Compacting Rubberized Concrete Composites
  • M.Tech.(2005-2007)
    • Structural Engineering 
    • National Institute of Technology Calicut 
    • First Class with Distinction
  • B.Tech. (2001-2005)
    • Civil Engineering 
    • TKM College of Engineering Kollam (Kerala University)
    • First Class

Courses handled
CourseUG/PG
Times taken
  Basics of Civil EngineeringUG
3
  Engineering MechanicsUG3
  SurveyingUG
3
  Structural Analysis IUG1
  Structural Analysis IIUG
1
  Advanced Computational MethodsUG1
  Construction TechnologyUG
1
 Quantity Surveying Estimation and   Valuation
 Advanced Concrete Design                        
Advanced Metal Structures
Advanced Theory and Design of Concrete Structures
Applications of advanced computational methods to Geotechnical engineering
Design &Drawing of Reinforced Concrete Structures 
Design of Steel Structures
Construction Management
Design of Concrete Structures II
UG

PG
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PG

UG

UG
UG
UG
1

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2

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Professional Bodies
  • Life Member, Indian Society for Technical Education, ISTE
  • Life Member, Indian Concrete Institute, ICI

Research Interest
  • Concrete composites
  • Sustainable concrete
  • Waste management
  • High performance concretes

Projects / Theses Guided
  • Polythene fibre reinforced Coconut Shell Concrete; Completed March 2016. 
  • Effect of glass powder as fine aggregate in coconut shell concrete; Completed March 2017.
  • Bamboo Coir Partition WallsCompleted November 2017.
  • Green BrickCompleted March 2018.
  • Flexural Strength of Bacterial ConcreteCompleted March 2018.

Significant Publications
  
International Journal papers
  • Bharati Raj, Beegum Afsana, Jasmine Thajudeen, Rahna, Shifana and Swathi, “PET Fibre Reinforced 
    Coconut Shell Concrete (PFRCSC)”, International Journal of Research in Engineering and Technology 
    (IJRET), Vol.5, Special Issue.20, Nov 2016, pp.211-215.
  • Ganesan N, Bharati Raj and Shashikala AP, "Behavior of Self Compacting Rubberised Concrete Beam 
    Column Joints”, ACI Materials Journal, Vol.110, No.6, Nov-Dec 2013, pp.697-704. (IF: 0.83)
  • Ganesan N, Bharati Raj and Shashikala AP, "Flexural Fatigue Behavior of Self Compacting Rubberized 
    Concrete”, Construction and Building Materials, Vol.44, July 2013, pp. 7-14. (IF:2.293)
  • Ganesan N, Bharati Raj, Shashikala AP and Nandini S Nair, “Effect of steel fibres on the strength and 
    behaviour of Self Compacting Rubberised Concrete”, International Journal of Civil Engineering and 
    Technology (IJCIET), Vol. 3, Issue 2, July- Dec. 2012, pp. 94-107. (IF: 5.3277)
  • Bharati Raj, Ganesan N and Shashikala AP, “Engineering properties of Self-Compacting Rubberized 
    Concrete”, International Journal of Reinforced Plastics and Composites, Vol.30, No.23, Dec. 2011, 
    pp.1923-1930 (IF: 0.902).
  • Bharati Raj and Shashikala AP , “Behaviour of Irregular Concrete Buildings under Seismic Forces”, 
    Recent Trends in Civil Engineering & Technology (RTCET), STM Journal, Vol.1, Issue 1, Aug, 2011, pp. 9-19
    .
International Conferences
  • Bharati Raj, Beegum Afsana, Jasmine Thajudeen, Rahna, Shifana and Swathi, “PET Fibre Reinforced 
    Coconut Shell Concrete”, Proceedings of the International Conference on Recent Developments in 
    Design and Construction Technologies of Tall Structures (REDECON 2016) Nov 2016.
  • Bharati Raj J, Ganesan N and Shashikala AP, "Strength and Behaviour of Steel Fibre Reinforced Self Compacting Rubberised Concrete Beams Under Flexure", Proceedings of the First International Conference on Construction Materials and Structures ICCMATS2014, Johannesburg, South Africa, 24-26 Nov, 2014.
  • Miji Cherian R and Bharati Raj J, “An effective analytical model for predicting creep coefficient”, 2nd International Conference on Sustainable Innovative Techniques in Civil and Environmental Engineering; (SITCEE-2014), Jawaharlal Nehru University, New Delhi, 4-5 Jan. 2014
  • Bharati Raj and Shashikala AP, “Seismic Performance Evaluation of Irregular Concrete Buildings”, International Conference on Advances in Materials and Techniques for Infrastructure Development (AMTID 2011), NIT Calicut, 28 - 30 Sept 2011
  • Ganesan N, Shashikala AP and Bharati Raj, “Evaluation of mechanical properties of Self Compacting Concrete with Rubber as Filler”, 11th National and 1st International Conference on Technology Trends, CET, Thiruvananthapuram, Nov 25-27, 2010.
 National Journal papers
  • Bharati Raj, “Flexural Fatigue Behaviour of Steel Fibre Reinforced Self Compacting Rubberized 
    Concrete”, accepted for publication in Journal of Research Innovations in Engineering &Technology, 
    2016  
  • Bharati Raj, “Micro Structural Characteristics of Self Compacting Rubberised Concrete With and 
    Without Steel Fibres”, Journal of Research Innovations in Engineering & Technology, II(02), July-Dec 
    2015, pp.63-67 
    3. 
  • Ganesan N, Bharati Raj and Shashikala AP, “Evaluation of Stress Block Parameters for Self Compacting 
    Rubberized Concrete Composites”, The Indian Concrete Journal, Vol 89, No. 2, pp. 24-38, Feb 2015.
  • Ganesan N, Bharati Raj and Shashikala AP, “Strength and durability studies of Self Compacting 
    Rubberised Concrete”, The Indian Concrete Journal, Vol.86, No.9, Sept. 2012, pp.15-24.
 National Conference/Symposiums
  • Bharati Raj, Mekhana Gopal, Namitha B, Nayana B and Parvathy S Nair, “Use of bamboo and coir for construction”, Proceedings of National Conference on Innovations in Civil Engineering – ICE 2018, organized by Department of Civil Engineering, Marian Engineering College and IGS Thiruvananthapuram Chapter on 16th and 17th March 2018.

  • Bharati Raj, Radhu Radhakrishnan, Sruthi S, Surya GS, Swathi S and Vidhya K.S, “Use of sludge in bricks”, Proceedings of National Conference on Innovations in Civil Engineering – ICE 2018, organized by Department of Civil Engineering, Marian Engineering College and IGS Thiruvananthapuram Chapter on 16th and 17th March 2018.

  • Bharati Raj J, AmalRaj, Arya.PB, Athira.BS, RibinRajagopal, Sandra.S and Sradha Sadasivan, “Effect of Glass Powder Aggregates on Compressive Strength of Coconut Shell Concrete”, Proceedings of National Conference on Emerging Trends in Civil Engineering (NCETCE 2017), Marian Engineering College, Kazhakoottam, 10-11 August 2017.
  • Miji Cherian and Bharati Raj J, “Comparison of International Code Provisions for Long-Term Cracking”, 
    Proceedings of TRACE-2014, Sree Narayana Gurukulam College of Engineering (SNGCE), Kadayirippu, 
    Ernakulam (Paper No.T207, 24-25 Jan 2014.
  • Ganesan N, Bharati Raj and Shashikala AP, “Behaviour of Steel Fiber Reinforced Self Compacting 
    Rubberised Concrete Beams under monotonic loading”, Twenty-eighth National Convention of Civil 
    Engineers and National Seminar on Role of Infrastructure for Sustainable Development, Oct. 12-14, 
    2012.
  • Ganesan N, Shashikala AP and Bharati Raj, “Effect of steel fibres on the mechanical properties of Rubber 
    Integrated Self Compacting Concrete”, Recent Advances in Civil Engineering (RACE 2010), Fourth 
    CUSAT National Conference, Sept. 16-18, 2010
  • Swaroop Krishna CS and Bharati Raj J, “Smart Materials & Systems”, Focusing on Advances in Civil 
    Engineering (FACE 2010) in connection with Conjura’10, National Level Technical Symposium, TKM 
    College of Engineering, Kollam, Feb 25-28, 2010.
  • Bharati Raj J, “Application of Smart Materials”, All India Seminar on Futuristic Buildings: Green, 
    Intelligent and Smart Buildings, organized by The Institution of Engineers (India), Chennai, Aug 22-23, 
    2009