Civil Engineering Research Projects

The Department of Civil Engineering is involved in research, development, consultancy activities, funded projects, expert services, paper publications, visiting & organizing National and International seminars, meetings, workshops, etc. The CAD lab of the department has been sufficiently equipped with latest hardware/software and hones the skills in recent versions of CYPE, STAAD-PRO, AUTOCAD, MAP3D, CIVIL3D, RASTERDESIGN, PRIMAVERA, MS Project, RIVET, GIS (Open Source) and GPS Data Manager, offered as value added programs in pursuit of making industry ready budding civil engineers. The areas of research are:

Publications

Title of the Paper Name of Journal/Vol. No/Issue No/Page No Year
Parameter Optimization using GA in SVM to Predict Damage Level of Berm Breakwater International Journal of Ocean and Climate Systems, Vol. 5(2), 79-88 2014
Study on Berm Breakwater with Concrete Cubes as Armour Unit HYDRO 2014 International, MANIT, Bhopal, India 2014
Performance Evaluation On Thin-White Topping International Journal of Research in Engineering and Technology, Volume: 03 Issue: 07 2014
Modeling Risk from Large-Scale Disasters by Integrating Fragmented Knowledge: A Decision Tool ASCE Journal of Leadership and Management in Engineering, ASCE, Reston, VA. USA. July 2012, Vol. 12, No. 3, pp.157- 168. DOI: 10.1061/ (ASCE) LM.1943- 5630.0000177. 2012
Building Bayesian Networks for Problems of Risk Attributable to Natural Hazards ASCE Journal of Natural Hazards Review, ASCE, USA. Nov. 2012, Vol. 13, No. 4, pp. 247- 259, DOI: 10.1061/ (ASCE) NH.1527- 6996.0000076. 2012
Student performance improvement process using shadow-exam: A case study Indian Journal of Higher Education- Higher Education Forum (HEF) Dec. 2011, Vol. II, Issue 2, July, pp. 112-118. 2011
Knowledge and Data Integration for Modeling of Problems of Risk due to Natural and Man-made Hazards ASCE Journal of Hazardous, Toxic, and Radioactive Waste Management, ASCE, Reston, VA., USA. October 1, 2010, Vol. 14, No. 4, pp.220-228. DOI: 10.1061/ (ASCE) HZ.1944- 8376.0000037. 2010
Processing of Domain Experts' Knowledge for Development of a KBS for Risk Analysis International Journal of Intelligent Systems, John Willey, USA, Aug. 2001, Vol. 16, No. 8, pp.905- 927. DOI:10.1002/int.1041. 2001
Handling Uncertainties in Knowledge Modelling and Acquisition for Development of a Knowledge-Based System Computer Aided Civil and Infrastructure Engineering, USA. March 1999, Vol. 14, No. 2, pp. 141-154. DOI:10.1111/0885-9507.00136. 1999
Parameter Interdependencies for Development of a KBS for Risk Analysis ASCE Journal of Computing in Civil Engineering, ASCE, USA. Oct. 1997, Vol. II, No. 4, pp. 224- 230. DOI:10.1061/(ASCE)0887- 3801(1997)11:4(224) 1997
Knowledge-Based Expert System for Damage Assessment and Vulnerability Analysis of Structures subjected to Cyclones Journal of Wind Engineering and Industrial Aerodynamics, Elsevier, USA. 1997, Vol. 72, pp. 479-491. DOI: 10.1016/ S0167- 6105(97)00273-0. 1997
Application of Neural Networks for Damage Assessment in Structural Engineering Journal of Structural Engineering (India), Madras April 1996, Vol. 26, No.1, pp. 9-14. 1996
Knowledge-Based Expert System for Damage Assessment and Vulnerability Analysis of Structures subjected to Cyclones Journal of Structural Engineering (India) April 1995, Vol. 22, No.1, pp. 1-10. 1995