Civil Engineering

Civil  Engineering
Starts from:Thu, October 1, 2020 9:00AM - 4:50PM
Campus Location

Palayamkottai Road, Tuticorin District, Tiruchendur, Tamil Nadu 628215,India

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COURSE FEATURE
  • Course Code CIVIL
  • Duration 4 years
  • COURSE TYPE Regular
  • Classes Monday - Friday
  • Min Qualification Plus 2
Class Description

The Civil Engineering Department is the mother of all Engineering Branches. The department is aiming at the development of student community to face the future world with the latest technical knowledge through research, good leadership qualities, industry-institution interaction and spirit of competence.

The 4 years UG programme (BE Civil Engineering) was started in the year 2002 with an intake of 60 students with a total built-up area of 6425m2

 

MISSION

“To produce eminent and efficient engineers who will influence directly or indirectly on the growth of the Nation”

♦ To enhance students with modern technology & current trends in the field of civil Engineering

♦ To encourage innovations among student

♦ To develop students Theoretically & Practically strong.

 

PEO 1: To prepare students for successful careers in Civil Engineering field that meets the needs of Indian and multinational companies.

PEO 2: To develop the confidence and ability among students to synthesize data and technical concepts and thereby apply it in real world problems.

PEO 3: To develop students to use modern techniques, skill and mathematical engineering tools for solving problems in Civil Engineering.

PEO 4: To provide students with a sound foundation in mathematical, scientific and engineering fundamentals necessary to formulate, solve and analyse engineering problems and to prepare them for graduate studies.

PEO 5: To promote students to work collaboratively on multi-disciplinary projects and make them engage in life-long learning process throughout their professional life.

On successful completion of the programme,

PO1:  Graduates will demonstrate knowledge of mathematics, science and engineering.

PO2: Graduates will demonstrate an ability to identify, formulate and solve engineering problems.

PO3: Graduate will demonstrate an ability to design and conduct experiments, analyze and interpret data.

PO4: Graduates will demonstrate an ability to design a system, component or process as per needs and specifications.

PO5: Graduates will demonstrate an ability to visualize and work on laboratory and  multidisciplinary tasks.

PO6: Graduate will demonstrate skills to use modern engineering tools, software and equipment to analyze problems.

PO7:  Graduates will demonstrate knowledge of professional and ethical responsibilities.

PO8.  Graduate will be able to communicate effectively in both verbal and written form.

PO9:  Graduate will show the understanding of impact of engineering solutions on the society and also will be aware of contemporary issues.

PO10:  Graduate will develop confidence for self education and ability for life-long learning.

 

 

 

INFRASTRUCTURE:

 

The Department is aiming at the development of student community to face the future world with the latest technical knowledge through research, good leadership qualities, industry-institution interaction and spirit of competence.

LABORATORIES

Following laboratories are established with facilities as per Anna University requirement and in addition conforming to the present needs with an investment of about Rs 100 lakhs.

♦ CADD centre

♦ Concrete and Highway Engineering laboratory

♦ Environmental Engineering laboratory

♦ Fluid Mechanics laboratory

♦ Fluid Machinery laboratory

♦ Soil Mechanics laboratory

♦ Strength of Materials laboratory

♦ Survey laboratory

 

Fluid mechanics Laboratory Equipments

 

•Pitot Tube Apparatus

•Bernoulli’s Apparatus

•Orifice Apparatus

•Venturimeter, Orifice meter

 

 

Fluid Machinery Laboratory Equipments

 

•Constant speed Centrifugal Pump-Test rig

•Series and parallel Centrifugal Pump-Test rig

•Reciprocating Pump-Test rig

•Gear oil Pump-Test rig

•Jet Pump-Test rig

•Pelton Wheel Turbine- Test rig

•Kaplan Turbine- Test rig

•Francis Turbine- Test rig

•Submersible Pump- Test rig

 

Strength of Material Laboratory Equipments

 

•Digital Compression Testing Machine

•Vicker’s and Brinell Hardness Tester

•Deflection test set up for centre point load

•Deflection test set up for Maxwell’s

Reciprocal theorem

•Rockwell Hardness Tester

•Universal testing Machine

•Fatique Testing machine

•Universal wood Testing machine

•Universal Testing Machine

•Triaxial Testing Machine

•Direct shear Test

•Consolidation Test Apparatus

•UCC Testing machine

•Permeability apparatus

•Vane shear test

•CBR Testing Apparatus

 
 

 

Survey Laboratory Equipments

 

•Total Station

•GPS

•Micro Optic Theodolite

•Digital Theodolite

 
 

Concrete and Highway laboratory Equipments

 

•Marshall test

•Compression Testing Machine

•Flexural Testing machine

•Compressometer

•Los Angels Abrasion testing Machine

•Cement autoclave Test

 
Environmental Engineering Laboratory

Equipments

 

•             BOD Incubator

•             COD Apparatus

•             Digital Conductivity Meter

•             Digital Ph meter

•             Kjeldhal Digestion and Distillation

•             UV-VIS Spectrophotometer

 

 

 
 

CADD CentreEquipments

 

•             Dot matrix &laser printer

•             PC with licensed software

•             LCD Projector

•             Equipments

 

 

 

CADD Centre

♦ All the computers (40 Nos.) in the CADD centre are attached to a server.

♦ The lab has uninterrupted power supply throughout the day.

♦ The students are given training in handling Civil Engineering software and other fruitful packages such as AUTOCAD, STAAD, STRAP, ER Mapper and Primavera.

LIBRARY : 

Title No
Total no of Text books and Reference books 1079
Total no of DESIGN project Reports 203
Total no of MAIN project Reports 197
Total no of Survey camp report 75
Total no of project Reports 312
Total no of Training Reports 137
Total no of Reference Journals 92

Photo Name Designation Email.Id
  Dr. V.S.Tamilarasan. M.E, M.B.A., PhD Associate Professor & HOD

 

tamilarasan.v.s@drsacoe.com
  Dr. D. Thanagar M.E, PhD

 

Associate Professor

 

thanagar @drsacoe.com
  Mr. M.Muthu Kumar, M.E, (PhD)

 

Assistant Professor

 

muthukumar @drsacoe.com
  Mrs.S.Nishanthi, M.E

 

Assistant Professor

 

nishanthi @drsacoe.com
  Mr. C.Chandra Sekar M.E

 

Assistant Professor

 

chandrasekar @drsacoe.com

DR.V.S.TAMILARASAN, HOD/CIVIL

JOURNAL PUBLICATIONS

  1. Muthu Kumar M and Tamilarasan V S, Effect of shredded rubber on the properties of expansive soil, IRJET, Vol 07(4), April 2020
  2. Muthu Kumar M and Tamilarasan V S, Improvement of CBR using Geosynthetics Reinforcement, IRJET, Vol 07(4), April 2020

       ONLINE WEBINAR:

  1. Attended one day Faculty Development Program on “Overview of Ready Mix Concrete” at Kongunadu College of Engineering and Technology on 23-06-2020
  2. Attended one day Faculty Development Program on “Low Carbon Materials and Techniques to Optimise Carbon Emission” at Kongunadu College of Engineering and Technology on 24-06-2020.
  3. Attended one day Faculty Development Program on “Public Health Engineering –Plumbing” at Kongunadu College of Engineering and Technology on 25-06-2020.
  4. Attended one day Faculty Development Program on “Building Information Modelling (BIM) for Civil & Structural Engineering”at Kongunadu College of Engineering and Technology on 26-06-2020.
  5. Attended one day Faculty Development Program on “Estimation Using CostX 5D”at Kongunadu College of Engineering and Technology on 27-06-2020.
  6. Attended one day Faculty Development Program on “Recent Advances in Forensic Analysis of sub and Super Structures” at Velagapudi Ramakrishna Siddhartha Engineering on 29-06-2020 – 04.07.2020.
  7. Attended one day Faculty Development Program on “Structural Health Monitoring and Seismic Protection of Structure and Infrastructural System” at Bannari amman Institute of Technology on 06-07-2020 – 11.07.2020.
  8. Attended one day Faculty Development Program on “Innovation and challenges in civil Engineering” at Stella mary’s college of Engineering on 13-07-2020 – 18.07.2020.
  9. Attended one day Faculty Development Program on “Sustainable Transport for smart cities” at Peter’s College of Enginering on 20-07-2020 – 25.07.2020.
  10. Attended one day Faculty Development Program on “Newsness in Environmental Engineering” at Kumaraguru college of Technology on 27-07-2020 – 31.07.2020.
  11. Attended one day Faculty Development Program on “Newsness in Environmental Engineering” at Kumaraguru college of Technology on 27-07-2020 – 31.07.2020.

 

Dr.D.THANAGAR AP/CIVIL

JOURNAL PUBLICATIONS

  1. B.Manjula, D.Thanagar(2017),”Analytical and Experimental Study on FRP Confined Concrete Column”, Journal ICON(Integrating Concepts) Vol. 2, Issue 4, July 2017 Pg.No.1-7
  2. D.Thanagar, P.Vincent and N.Kanthavelkumaran(2018),”Influence of Corner radius on ultimate strength of square Concrete Confined by Fiber-Reinforced polymer Wrapping”, The Asian International Journal of Life Sciences,Asia Life Sciences 27(1):37-65,2018

 

Mr.M.MUTHU KUMAR AP/CIVIL

JOURNAL PUBLICATIONS

  1. Muthu Kumar M and Premalatha K,”Geogrid reinforcement on Surface Loaded Sand Medium”,Ciencia e Tecnica Vitivinicola, Vol. 35 (1), January 2020
  2. Muthu Kumar M and Tamilarasan V S, Effect of shredded rubber on the properties of expansive soil, IRJET, Vol 07(4), April 2020
  3. Muthu Kumar M and Tamilarasan V S, Improvement of CBR using Geosynthetics Reinforcement, IRJET, Vol 07(4), April 2020
  4. M. Muthu Kumar, K. Premalatha ,’ Influence of Type of Geogrid and Pattern of Reinforcement in Bearing Pressure and Modulus of Elasticity of Soil Reinforcement Medium ‘Journal of Environmental Protection And Ecology 24, No 4, 1317–1329 (2023)

Workshops and FDP / Short Term Courses/Seminar

  1. Attended one day workshop on Geo Informatics at Dr.Sivanthi Aditanar College of Engg, Tiruchendur on 30-01-2010.
  2. Attended one day workshop on Deep Excavation for Urban Infrastructure at College of Engineering, Guindy Campus, Anna University Chennai on 17-04-2010.
  3. Attended one day workshop on GIS and Remote Sensing at Dr.Sivanthi Aditanar College of Engg, on 18-09-2010.
  4. Attended one day workshop on Geotechnical site Investigations at Thiyagarajar College of Engg, Madurai on 27-11-2010
  5. Attended one day workshop on Latex Software at Dr.Sivanthi Aditanar College of Engg, Tiruchendur on 12-04-2011.
  6. Attended one week Faculty Development Program on Foundation Engineering at College of Guindy Campus, Anna University Chennai on 03-06-2010 to 10-06-2010.
  7. Attended one week Faculty Development Program on Soil Mechanics at College of Guindy Campus, Anna University Chennai on 21-12-2010 to 29-12-2010.
  8. Attended one week Short term course on Geotechnical Site investigations at IIT Madras, Chennai on 31-01-2011 to 05-02-2011.
  9. Attended one day workshop on Landfill design and construction at College of Engineering, Guindy Campus, Anna University Chennai on 28-04-2012.
  10. Attended short term course on Research Methodology at College of Engineering, Guindy Campus, Anna University Chennai on 09-03-2013.
  11. Attended one day workshop on Geotechnical aspects in Infrastructural developments at Thiyagarajar College of Engg, Madurai on 25-01-2014
  12. Attended two day workshop on Geotechnical problems in numerical modeling at IIT Madras, Chennai on 11-02-2014 and 12-02-2014
  13. Attended one day seminar on Recent trends in Strengthening of ground at College of Guindy Campus, Anna University Chennai on 23-02-2018

14.Attended NPTEL Online course on the topic “Concrete Technology” for a period of 12 weeks on Jan – April 2022.

 

Online webinar:

  1. Attended webinar on Earthquake resistant design of structure on 02-06-2020
  2. Attended webinar on Necessity of Seismic response assessment for geotechnical site on 14-06-2020
  3. Attended 10days webinar on RAGeo-RP held between 1-10 July 2020
  4. Attended three days online FDP on Sustainable water resource management on 14-16 July 2020
  5. Attended one week webinar series on Geotechnical Engineering Theory and Practice on 13-20 July 2020
  6. Attended webinar on Corrosion of steel reinforcement in concrete structures on 03-07-2021

 

Mrs.S.NISHANTHI, AP/CIVIL

JOURNAL PUBLICATIONS

1.S.Nishanthi, “ Flexural behavior of Flyash copperslag admixed RCC Beams” , International Journal of Scientific research and Review” Vol 8, Issue 3, 2019, ISSN NO: 2279 543X.

CONFERENCE

1.S.Nishanthi, (2019), “Experimental study on comparative analysis of waste plastic as fine aggregate in Fibre Reinforced Concrete” in International Conference on Smart City and Green Solutions held on 30th March 2019 at Francis Xavier Engineering College.

  1. S.Nishanthi, (2019), “Mechanical behavior of Reactive Powder Concrete” in ICCMS-2019, International Conference conducted by CAPE Institute of Technology.
  2. S.Nishanthi, (2019), “Experimental study on partial replacement of sand by quarry dust in Photocatalytic concrete” in ICRTMC-2019, International Conference conducted by PET Engineering College.
  3. S.Nishanthi, (2019), “Experimental study on Ultra High Performance Concrete” in NCACE-2019, National Conference conducted by VV College of Engineering.
  4. S.Nishanthi, (2019), “Flexural behavior on comparative analysis of waste plastic as fine aggregate in Fibre Reinforced Concrete” in NCACE-2019, National Conference conducted by VV College of Engineering.

SHORT TERM COURSE

  1. Attended NPTEL Online course on the topic “Concrete Technology” for a period of 12 weeks on Jan – April 2022.

2.Attended NPTEL Online course on the topic “Hydration, Porosity and Strength of Cementitious Materials” for a period of 8 weeks.

 

Mr.C.CHANDRASEKAR

 

SHORT TERM COURSE

  1. Attended NPTEL Online course on the topic “Modern Construction Materials” for a period of 12 weeks on Jan – April 2022.

 

 

Dr.J.Maheswaran,Principal Smart Strength of Materials Lab AICTE-MODROB scheme 2013-2014 Rs.13 lakh Completed

 

An amount of Rs 10000 was provided by the Institution of Engineers, India to second year M.E student Ms.M.Ummu Thahira in the year 2015 for the project ‘Bioengineered Concrete- a sustainable solution for cracks’ under the guidance of Dr.V.S.Tamilarasan.

 

Industry and Institution  Interaction

The department of civil engineering has interaction with various departments of State and Central Government which include

♦ PWD

♦  TWAD Board

♦ Highways Department

♦  Southern Railways

♦  CPWD

♦  Coastal Eneregen PVT LTD, Chennai.

♦  SRC Projects, Salem

♦  Deccan Construction Co, Tirunelveli.

♦  3K Constructions, Tuticorin.

♦  DCW Pvt Ltd, Sahupuram

♦  Coramendal Constructions, Tuticorin.

♦ Chidambaram Builders,Tiruchendur.

♦ King of Kings Assembly & God, Nazareth.

♦ NS Enviro Engineers, Chennai

 

 

The department faculties and staffs are involved with consultancy works. The consultancy works undertaken are as follows.

Soil Engineering Laboratory:

♦ Standard penetration test (SPT)

♦ Index Properties such as Specific gravity, Atterberg limits (Liquid limits & Shrinkage limits), Sieve analysis (wet & dry)

♦ Permeability test

♦ Shear strength of soil, Direct shear, unconfined Compressive strength vane shear test.

♦ CBR TEST (Soaked & Unsoaked)

♦ Standard proctor & modified procter compaction test

Concrete Laboratory:

♦  Testing on Coarse Aggregate such as Gradation, Specific gravity, Los angels abrasion, Flakiness elongation test, Bulk density

♦ Testing on Fine Aggregate such as Gradation, Specific gravity, Bulk density.

Highway Engineering Laboratory:

♦  Test on Bitumen such as Macs wall method of mix design,

♦ Design of wet mix macadam and water bound macadam.

♦ Design of salience bituminous concrete.

♦ Softening point test,.

♦ Ductility test.

♦ Bitumen Extraction test.

♦ Viscosity test.

Environmental Engineering Laboratory:

♦ Tests on water quality such as PH, COD analysis, BOD analysis, Suspended solids , Dissolved solids

♦ Turbidity test ,

♦ hardness test,

♦ nitrate content, chlorine content ,

♦ DO analysis.

Strength of Materials Laboratory:

♦ Tensile test of rods

♦ Compression test on Concrete Cube

♦ Compression test on Cement Cube

♦ Compression test on Bricks

♦ Water absorption on Bricks

♦ Flexural test on tiles

♦ Water absorption on tiles

♦ Tensile test on wires

 

 

The following are the details of activities conducted in the department

  • A National conference on Modern Trends in Civil Engineering on 11th April 2016
  • One day workshop on ABAQUS software on 7th November 2015
  • A National conference on Modern Trends in Civil Engineering on 24th April 2015
  • Two day workshop on surveying and mapping on 9th and 10th January 2014
  • A National conference on Modern Trends in Civil Engineering on 4th May 2013
  • One day workshop on GIS & Remote sensing on 6th April 2013
  • Two day workshop on Geological & Geotechnical Engineering sponsored by Ministry of Earth Sciences  on 5th &  6th  Jan 2012
  • One day workshop on GIS & Remote sensing on 3rd  March 2012
  • A National conference on Modern Trends in Civil Engineering on March 30th 2012
  • A National conference on Modern Trends in Civil Engineering on 22nd April 2017
  • One day workshop on Instrumentation and Testing methods in loading frames on 25th March 2017
  • BUILDERS MEET – 2017 on 21st  July 2017
  • One day workshop on Applications of Modern surveying in Coastal Zone Management on 27th March 2018.
  • A National conference on Modern Trends in Civil Engineering on 28th March 2018.
  • Department of Civil Engineering conducted One day workshop on “Flexible and Rigid Pavement construction as per MORTH” on 12/03/2019.
    Department of Civil Engineering conducted one day National Conference on “Modern trends in Civil Engineering NCMTC19” on 22/03/2019.
    Department of Civil Engineering conducted “Builders meet 2019” on 28/03/2019.
  • Guest lecture on “CARRIER OPPURTUNITIES IN CIVIL ENGINEERING” by Mrs.S.S.Aruna Pradhayini Assistant Engineer, Udangudi Panchayat union on 26/07/2019.
  • Guest lecture on”CIVIL ENGINEERING SOFTWARE” by Mr.Vallinayagam Centre manager, Tuticorin on 31/07/2019.
  • Guest lecture on “CURRENT SCENARIO IN CONSTRUCTION INDUSTRY” by Er.D.R.Siva Kumar Engineer & Architect,R.S puram,Coimbatore on 31/01/2020.
  • Guest lecture on “APPLICATION OF REMOTE SENSING IN CIVIL ENGINERING “by Dr.J.Colins Johnny AP/Civil Engineering, University VOC College of Engineering,Thoothukudi on 13/02/2020.
  • “Software Training on 3ds MAX” by Er.Hari, I-Tech Academy, Tirunelveli on 28/02/2020.
  • Seminar on “IMPORTANCE OF CIVIL ENGINEERING IN DEVELOPMENT OF A NATION” by Er.P.Kumar, Engineer, Madurai on 14/08/2021.
  • Guest lecture on “NATIONAL AND STATE LEVEL COMPETETIVE EXAMINATION IN CIVIL ENGINEERING:NEED OF THE HOUR” Mr.R.Jeyakumar, Managing Director, Vice Academy, Tiruchirappali on 04/09/2021.
  • Department of Civil Engineering conducted “Builders meet 2022” on 22/03/2022.
  • Guest lecture on “CARRIER OPPORTUNITIES IN CIVIL ENGINEERING” by Er.A.Subramanian, S.A.Suresh Construction, Eral on 22/03/2022.
  • Guest lecture on “INTERESTING FACTS OF CIVIL ENGINEERING” by Er.Subbiah Balaji Sri Balaji Construction,Tirunelveli on 22/03/2022.
  • Guest lecture on “STRUCTURAL DESIGN AND STEEL DETAILING” by Er.Palani, Project Manager,Aarbee Structures Pvt.Ltd ,Karnataka on 28/09/2022.
  • “Webinar on Piling-Onshore and Offshore” by Mr.L.Ramasamy,Construction Manager,TATA consulting Engineers on 15/10/2022.
  • Guest lecture on “FUTURE SCOPE FOR CIVIL ENGINEERS “by A.Leesa Dayana, AP/Civil Engineering, Krishnansamy College of Engineering, Cuddalore on 21/02/2023.
  • Department of Civil Engineering conducted “BUILDERS MEET 2023” on 15/03/2023.
  • Guest lecture on “CHALLENGES FACED DURING CONSTRUCTION” by Er.R.Charles,M.E , RR Construction, Tirunelveli on 15/03/2023.
  • Guest lecture on “Civil Engineer-An Entrepreneur” by Er.Gilmet Rajesh, Chairman Builders Association of India, Tuticorin on 15/03/2023.
  • Guest lecture on “Job opportunities In Surveying” by Er.Chockalingam, Perfect Surveyor Private Ltd, on17/03/2023.

 

 

Year Name of the Student Rank
2019 Dhaarini K 35
2017 Jelina Ebenezer A 23
2016 Manjula Devi.C 39
2016 Mounika.S 42
2014 Vinothini.R 9
2014 Lakshmi Narayani 42
2014 Tamil Selvi 47
2014 Veera Murugan 50
2013 M.Rathalakshmibala 12
2013 Sheri.A.R 36
2013 Thivya Devi.S 42
2013 Bismi Feroze.M.H 44
2013 Raja Sundari.R.Y 49
2012 Arulraj.K 28
2011 Rasbero.G 13
2011 Sakthi Vinayagam.P 20
2011 Vigneswari.R 22
2009 Sowmya Packiyam.G 33
2007 Athilakshmi.A 16
2006 Saravana Kumar.V 49

Year Name of the Student BEST OUTGOING / OUTSTANDING
2020-2021  G.Maharajan Best Outstanding
2019-2020 Diviya R Best Outstanding
2018-2019 A.Anushadevi Best Outstanding
2018 V.Balasubramaniyan Best Outstanding
2017 K.Kousalya Best Outstanding
2016 S.Mounika Best Outstanding
2015 G.Selvamathi Best Outstanding
2014 R.Vinothini Best Outstanding
2013 A.Shalini Raji Best Outstanding
2012 T.Latha Chandran Best Outstanding
2011 R.Vigneshwari Best Outstanding

INDUSTRIAL VISIT DETAILS:

Every year the students would organize Industrial visits to various Industries in various fields of civil engineering to acquire practical knowledge.

Visited Industries and places include

  • RMC plant, Thazhakudi.
  • Shoba Classic & Shoba dew (Shoba Developers) at Chennai and Bangalore.
  • Construction works at Hotel Rifaya at  Kodaikanal & Railway over bridge constructions at Palanganatham, Madurai.
  • ITPL constructions, Bangalore
  • Thenmala Dam, Kollam District, Kerala
  • Padmanathapuram Palace, Kanyakumari etc.
  • Mattur Aqueduct and Pechipaarai dam

 

ACHIEVEMENTS IN EXTRA-CURRICULAR

  • Ms.N.Thangam has been selected as Anna University Representative for the event Cross country in the year 2006-’07.
  • Ms.N.Thangam has been selected and participated as Anna University Representative for the event National Level Cross country in the year 2008-’09 at Rohtak, Haryana.
  • Mr. GANAPATHI SHANKAR.M has won 3rd place in the Anna University Zonal match for the event ball badminton in the year 2016-’17.
  • Mr. PONRAJ.S has won 3rd place in the Anna University Zonal match for the event ball badminton in the year 2016-’17.
  • Mr. THIRUMURUGA PONDHARMA RAJAN.T.R has won 2nd place in the Anna University Zonal match for the event tennis in the year 2016-’17.