Rani V


Ph: +91-471-2707111 (O)
Email: raniv.ce@marian.ac.in

Date of Joining MEC: 
Professional Experience: Total 19 Years 

Educational Profile
          PhD(2011-Still continuing)-course work completed-20 credits attained 
          Geotechnical Engineering
         CUSAT (Cochin university)
  • M.TECH.( 2006-2009)
    • Geotechnical engineering 
    • Kerala university
    • First class
  • B.TECH. (1988-1992)
    • Civil Engineering 
    • Kerala university
    • First Class

Courses handled
CourseUG/PG
Times taken
Engineering MechanicsUG
6
Concrete TechnologyUG1
Surveying IUG
6
surveying IIUG4
Basics of Civil EngineeringUG
6
Geotechnical engineering-IUG3
Geotechnical engineering-IIUG
3
Advanced surveying and remote sensing
 soil exploration
Deepfoundation
Geo-environment and landfill
Environmental geotechniques
Environmental engg-I
Water resources engineering -I
Advanced foundation engineering
Geotechnical investigation
Subsurface investigation for infrastructural projects
UG
UG
UG
PG
   PG 
UG
UG 
UG 
UG
PG

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11
7
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6
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Professional Bodies
  • Life Member, Indian Society for Technical Education, ISTE
  • Life Member, Instituition of engineers, IEI
  • Life Member, Indian Geotechnical Society  IGS 

Research Interest
  • Geotechnical engineering
  • Geo-environmental engineering
Projects / Theses Guided
  • Study on Rain water harvesting and implementation (2006)
  • Estimating the water supply tariff structure for kerala state (2007)
  • Design on Diaphram wall construction (2007)
  • Landfill,study,planning and design (2008)
  • Stability analysis and construction  of reinforced walls in collaboration with coir board at kudappanakunnu, Trivandrum (2009)
  • Interfacial friction between soil and geotextile (2009)
  • Design of shopping complex for  KSRTC, Kollam depo (2010)
  • Design of shopping complex for  KSRTC, Vikasbhavan,  trivandrum (2011)
  • Effect of pore fluids on geotechnical properties of soils (2012)
  • Study on compaction and CBR characteristics of soils due to the effect of pore fluids (2012)
  • Impact of industrial waste on water quality analysis and leachate interaction on geotechnical properties of soils(2013)
  • Effect of leachate on geotechnical properties of soils(2014)
  • Evaluation of dredged material as liner in landfills(2015)


Significant Publications
  • “Studies on cohesive Frictional fill Embankments” International conference on material, mechanics and management ,vol.1. (2010)
  • “Site characterization study of landfill for Kollam corporation”, Research journal,    Vol.1, Marian engineering college (2013)
  • ”Effects of pore fluids on shrinkage cracking characteristics of clays”,    International journal of innovative research in science engineering and technology,vol.4,issue7,pp 5277-5282 (2015)
  • ”Effect of oil contamination on geotechnical properties of clayey soil”,International journal of engineering research and technology,IJERT, ISSN: 2278-0181 (2015)
  • ”Effects of lead and iron contamination on high plasticity clay”, International journal of engineering research and technology,IJERT, ISSN: 2278-0181,pp 42-46  (2015)
  • ”Comparative study of cement and lime column on geotechnical properties of clayey soils”, International journal of engineering research and technology,IJERT, ISSN: 2278-0181  (2015)
  • ”Effect of cement and lime on geotechnical properties of clayey Soils”,GATES, MEC.  (2015)
  • ”Effect of specimen geometry on fine grained contaminated soils,GATES,MEC  (2015)
  • ”Effects of pore fluids on liquid limit of clays”,GATES,MEC  (2015)
  • ”Effect of lead on geotechnical properties of clays”,GATES,MEC  (2015)
  • ”Effect of heavy metal contamination on low and high plasticity clay,NCTT,CET  (2015)
  • ”Effect of liquid limit on dispersive and nondispersive soils”,BITCON”  (2015)
  • ”Effect of contaminants on geotechnical properties of sodium bentonite”,Nationalconference,LBS institute of science and technology (2016)
  • ”A study on the effect of chlorides on the consistency limits of two clays,” Nationalconference,LBS institute of science and technology (2016)
  • ”Evaluation of polypropylene fibre as reinforcement for clay liners”,Nationalconference, LBS institute of science and technology (2016)
  • ”Comparitive evaluation of dredged soil as liner”, Nationalconference,LBS institute of science and technology (2016)
  • ”Effects of liquid limit on dispersive and non dispersive soils”, International journal of advanced engineering technology, IJAE (2016)
  • ”Remediation of dispersive soils”,International conference,LBS (2017)
  • "Immobilisationof lead contaminatedsoils”,Internationalconference,LBS (2017)
  • ”Evaluation of flyash as liner”, International conference,LBS (2017)
  • ”Effect of diesel oil on geotechnical propertiesof soils”, International conference,LBS (2017)
  • ”Stabilization of dispersive clay”,IInd International conference,Trinitycollege (2017)
  • ”Control of dispersivity of soil using lime and silicafume “,, IInd International conference,Trinitycollege (2017)
  • ”Solidification/stabilization of lead contaminated soil”,IInd International conference,Trinitycollege (2017)
  • "Remediation of dispersive soils",International conference,2017,LBS
  • "Evaluation of flyash as liner", International conference,2017,LBS
  • "Effect of diesel oil on geotechnical propertiesof soils", International conference,2017,LBS
  • "Control of dispersivity ofsoil using lime and silicafume" , IInd International conference,2017,Trinitycollege
  • "Study on pH& CEC of contaminated clay",National Conference on Innovations in Civil Engineering – ICE 2018ICE 2018
  • "Eradication ofenvironmenta lissues" ,National Conference on Innovations in Civil Engineering – ICE 2018
  • "Effect of Chromium Contamination on Soil Properties", National Conference on Innovations in Civil Engineering – ICE 2018
  • "Study On The Effect Of Sulphur Contamination On Soils", National Conference on Innovations in Civil Engineering – ICE 2018
  • "Study On The Effect Of diesel oil Contamination On Soils", National Conference on Innovations in Civil Engineering – ICE 2018
  • "Study On The Effect Of fertilizer -urea on On geotechnical properties of Soils", National Conference on Innovations in Civil Engineering – ICE 2018
  • "Design of shallow footings for multistoreyed resort",National Conference on Innovations in Civil Engineering – ICE 2018
  • "Effect of iron on some geotechnical properties of  clays",IJERT,Volume4(12) (2019)
  • "Study on oil contamination on Cl clays", IJERT,volume4(11) (2019)
  • "Study on effect of pH on clay, IJERT",Volume 4(11) (2019)
  • "Effect of fertilizer urea on geotechnical properties of low plastic clay", IJETEA,Volume7(10) (2019)
  • "Effect of iron on PH & ucc strength of soils", IJETEA,Volume7(10) (2019)
  • "Effect of diesel oil  on geotechnical properties", IJERT,Volume47(11) (2019)