Dr.K.Arunachalam

karcivil@tce.edu

Educational Qualification

DEGREE BRANCH INSTITUTE YEAR
B.E. Civil Engineering Thiagarajar College of Engineering, Madurai.15 1982
M.E Structural Engineering Thiagarajar College of Engineering, Madurai.15 1985
Ph.D. Civil Engineering Thiagarajar College of Engineering, Madurai.15 2007

Experience

PERIOD NO OF YEARS DESIGNATION/NATURE OF JOB INSTITUTION/ORGANIZATION
13.08.82-14-07.86 4 Assistant Engineer Tamilnadu Watersupply And Drainage Board
27.11.86-21.09.93 7 Lecturer Thiagarajar College of Engineering
22.09.93-31.07.05 12 Assistant Professor Thiagarajar College of Engieering
01.08.05-22.01.08 2 Associate Professor Thiagarajar College of Enginnering
23.01.08-Till Date 2 Professor Thiagarajar College of Engineering
31.05.02-Till Date 8 Head of the Department Thiagarajar College of Engineering

Journals

  1. M.Vigneshwari, K.Arunachalam, Experimental Study on Ultra High Strength Concrete Containing Mineral Admixtures under different curing conditions, International Journal of Civil and Structural Engineering, ISSN 0976 4399,Volume 2, Issue No 1, 2011, pg no: 33 to 42
  2. K.Arunachalam, P.Sabapathi, Experimental investigation on the behaviour of Normal and High Strength Concrete compression members, Journal New Building Materials and Construction World , Nov. 2006 pp 216 to 220
  3. K.Arunachalam, P.Sabapathi, Experimental study on High Strength Concrete slender circular columns, Journal Construction Journal of India, August 2006
  4. K.Arunachalam, P.Sabapathi, Behaviour of confined High Strength Concrete short square columns, Journal Master Builder, Vol. 8 No.2 Feb-March 2006

Conferences

  1. M.Vigneshwari, K.Arunachalam, Experimental Investigation on Ultra High Strength Concrete containing mineral admixtures under different curing conditions, AICE 2011, Mepco Schlenk Engineering College, Sivakasi, National Conference on Advances and Innovations in Civil Engineering
  2. M.Vigneshwari, K.Arunachalam, Experimental Investigation on Ultra High Strength Concrete containing mineral admixtures, RACE 2011, K.L.N College of Information Technology, Pottpalayam, Recent Advancements in Civil Engineering
  3. M.Vigneshwari, K.Arunachalam, Experimental Investigation on Ultra High Strength Concrete, ’ National Conference on “Emerging Trends in Civil Engineering” NCONET 2011, Kalasalingam University, Krishnankoil , 11th March 2011.
  4. K.Arunachalam, Experimental study on HSC slender square columns,, International Conference on World of Innovations in Structural Engineering, ACCE (I), Hyderabad,
  5. K.Arunachalam, Nonlinear Finite Element Analysis of a typical RC Beam-Column joint Subassembly under Reverse Cyclic Loading,, Innovations in Building Materials, Structural Designs and Construction Practices (IBMSDCP-08), Bannari Amman Institute of Technology, Sathiyamangalam, April2008
  6. K.Arunachalam, Protection of concrete against carbonation,, Innovations in Civil Engineering ICE’08 Alagappa Chettiar College of Engineering and Technology, Karaikudi, April2008
  7. K.Arunachalam, Effects of corrosion on pre-stressing steel in beams,, Recent Theories, Techniques and Design in Structural Engineering (RTTDSE-07), Bannari Amman Institute of Technology, Sathiyamangalam, April 2007
  8. K.Arunachalam, Flexural Modeling of RC Beams with FRP rebars ,, Recent Theories, Techniques and Design in Structural Engineering (RTTDSE-07), Bannari Amman Institute of Technology, Sathiyamangalam, April 2007
  9. K.Arunachalam, Flexural modeling of RC beams with FRP rebars,, Recent Theories, Techniques and Design in Structural Engineering (RTTDSE-07), Bannari Amman Institute of Technology, Sathiyamangalam, April 2007
  10. K.Arunachalam, Effect of concrete degradation on pre-tensioned flexural member,, Recent Trends in Concrete Composites for Structural Systems, Kongu Engineering College, Erode, March 2007
  11. K.Arunachalam, Flexural behaviour of RC Beams with FRP rebars ,, Recent Trends in Concrete Composites for Structural Systems, Kongu Engineering College, Erode, March 2007
  12. K.Arunachalam, Concrete degradation and its effects on pretensioned flexural beam,, National conference on emerging Trends in Technology(NCET 07),Kalasalingam University, March 2007
  13. K.Arunachalam, Corrosion MonitoringTechniques and Effects of corrosion on pre-stressing steel in beams,, National conference on emerging Trends in Technology(NCET 07),Kalasalingam University, March 2007
  14. K.Arunachalam, Concrete degradation and its effects on beam ,, Focusing on Advances in Civil Engineering (FACE), TKM College of Engineering, Kollam, Kerala, February 2007
  15. K.Arunachalam, Experimental study on Normal and High Strength Concrete with polyester fibres,, National Conference on Frontline Areas of Civil Engineering ,NCFACE-2006, V.L.B.Janakiammal College of Engg. & Tech. Coimbatore , April 2006
  16. K.Arunachalam, Experimental investigation on the behaviour of High Strength Concrete,, National Conference on Concrete Technology for the Future (NCCTF-2006), Kongu Engg. College, Erode , April 2006
  17. K.Arunachalam, Investigation on High Performance Fly ash Concrete,, National Conference on Recent Advances and Innovations in Structural Engineering-RAISE, PSNA College of Engineering & Technology, Dindigul, March 2006
  18. K.Arunachalam, High Performance Fly ash Concrete in aggressive environment,, National Conference on Environmental Solutions for Sustainable Development, A.C.College of Engg. & Tech, Karaikudi, February 2006
  19. K.Arunachalam, Experimental study on High Strength Concrete slender circular columns(Helical),, National Conference on Recent developments in Structural Engineering, Manipal Institute of Technology, Manipal , August 2005
  20. K.Arunachalam, Comparative study on the characteristics of NSC and HSC with respect to ageing,, National Conference on New Perspective and Paradigm in Materials and Construction of Civil Engineering systems, CIT, Coimbatore, January 2005
  21. K.Arunachalam, Study on NSC and HSC with Recron 3S fibres,, International Conference on Advances in Concrete Composites and Structures, SERC, Chennai, January 2005
  22. K.Arunachalam, Behaviour of confined HSC short square columns,, National Conference on Recent Developments in Materials and Structures, NIT, Calicut, December 2004
  23. K.Arunachalam, Experimental study on HSC slender square columns, International Conference on World of Innovations in Structural Engineering, ACCE (I), HydredabadInternational Conference on World of Innovations in Structural Engineering, ACCE (I), Hydredabad, December 2004
  24. K.Arunachalam, Experimental investigation on the behaviour of NSC and HSC compression members,, National Conference on Recent Developments in Materials and Structures, NIT, Calicut, December 2004
  25. K.Arunachalam, High Performance Fly ash Concrete in normal and aggressive environment,, International Conference on Our World of Concrete and Structures, Singapore, August 2004
  26. K.Arunachalam, Experimental investigation on the behaviour of slender HSC column,, National Conference on Recent Advance in Civil Engineering, Cochin University, Kochi, March 2004
  27. K.Arunachalam, HPC with mineral admixtures in aggressive environment,, National Conference on Materials and Structures, REC, Warangal, Jan 2004
  28. K.Arunachalam, Experimental study on triangular columns with steel fibers,, National Conference on Materials and Structures, REC, Warangal, Jan 2004
  29. K.Arunachalam, Experimental investigation on HVFA concrete in aggressive environment,, International Conference on FRC,HPC and Smart Materials, ICFRC, SERC, Chennai, Jan 2004
  30. K.Arunachalam, HSC long columns with individual lateral ties ,, National Conference on Materials and Structures, REC, Warangal, Jan 2004
  31. K.Arunachalam, Experimental investigation on High Performance Silica Fume Concrete,, National Seminar on Futuristic in Concrete and Construction Engineering, SRM Engineering College, Chennai, December 2003
  32. K.Arunachalam, Experimental study on confined triangular columns,, National Seminar on Concrete Technology and Concrete Structures for the Future, Annamalai University, Chidambaram, December 2003,
  33. K.Arunachalam, Behaviour of High Performance Silica Fume Concrete in aggressive environment,, National Seminar on Concrete Technology and Concrete Structures for the Future, Annamalai University, Chidambaram,, December 2003
  34. K.Arunachalam, Experimental study on the behaviour HSC compression members,, All India Workshop on Innovations in Construction and Maintenance of Bridges,ICI, Allahabad, December 2003
  35. K.Arunachalam, Cost effectiveness of multi storiey structural floor systems ,, National Seminar on Futuristic in Concrete and Construction Engineering, SRM Engineering College, Chennai, December 2003
  36. K.Arunachalam, Behaviour of HSC under uniaxial compression ,, National Conference on Recent Trends in Concrete Technology, KIT, Coimbatore , May 1999
  37. K.Arunachalam, Experimental study on the behaviour of HSC with respect to ageing,, National Conference on Advances in Materials of Construction and Construction Methods, , Aug 1997

Sponsored Research

TITLE SPONSORING AGENCY AMOUNT RESPONSIBILITY
RPS AICTE, New Delhi. Rs. 13.5 Lakhs Co-Principal Investigator
Water Quality Monitoring TNPCB Rs. 5 Lakhs Principal Investigator
FIST 2005 DST, New Delhi Rs. 30 Lakhs Co-ordinator
MODROB AICTE, New Delhi. Rs. 10 Lakhs Chief Co-ordinator
MODROB AICTE, New Delhi. Rs.7 Lakhs Principal Co-ordinator

Consultancy

NAME OF INDUSTRY DETAILS PERIOD
Various State and Central Govt. Agencies& Private Organisations Concrete mix Design, Structural Design and load test -

Seminar, Conference, Workshop Attended

  1. World of Innovation in Structural Engineering,, ACCE (I), Hyderabad,,
  2. Environmental Impact Assessment-Guidelines and Procedures,, IITM,Chennai,, 19-07-10 to24-07-10
  3. Sustaining Quality in Technical Education, TCE & NITTTR,Chennai ,, 26-02-10
  4. Executive Development Programme on Improving Construction Productivity,, CIDC,New Delhi at L&T Chennai,, 26-08-09&27-08-09
  5. Workshop on Environmental Management,, NITTTR,Chennai,, 26.06.09
  6. Developing Leadership Skills,, IUCEE &Infosys Technologies,Mysore,, 17-7-08&18-08-08
  7. Indo French Workshop on Water and Waste Water Treatment and Management, IITM,Chennai&INSA Lyon,France, 04-02-08 to 06-02-08-08
  8. Mentoring of Engineering Teachers under INAE Programme,, IITM,Chennai&INAE,New Delhi,, 15-05-08 to 14-07-08
  9. Seismic Retrofit of Buildings,, IITM,Chennai&, 12-07-2008
  10. Durability and its implications in RCC Design,, IITM,Chennai& RILEM,, 03-01-08 to 08-01-08
  11. Structural Engineers World Congress, Association of Consulting Civil Engineers(India),Bangalore,, 02-11-07 to 07-11-07
  12. Strategies for Sustainable Environment,, IITMadras,Chennai, 26-09-07&27-09-07
  13. Vulnerability Assessment and Retrofitting,, IIT, Roorkee , 31.07.2007 to 05.08.2007
  14. Non Destructive Testing and Evaluation of Concrete Structures,, Structural Engineering Research Centre, Chennai, 17.01.2007 to 19.01.2007
  15. Green Buildings,, Confederation of Indian Industries, Bangalore,, 13.10.2006 & 14.10.2006
  16. Hand made floor tiles enhancing Athangudi Brand , Dhan Foundation, Athangudi, 31.07.2006
  17. Tsunami effects and mitigation measures, IITMadras, Chennai., 26.12.2005
  18. Application of Trenchless Technology for infrastructure development, ACCE(I) Madurai and Dept. of Civil Engg. TCE., 08.10.2005
  19. Cost reduction through waste reduction, Confederation of Indian Industry, Madurai Centre., 08.07.2005
  20. Interlinking of Rivers, Ministry of Water Resources, Central Water Commission and National Water Development Agency, Madurai, 11.02.2005
  21. World of Innovation in Structural Engineering,, ACCE (I), Hyderabad,, December 2004
  22. Green Building Concepts, ACCE (I), Madurai , June 2004
  23. Renewable energy and energy conservation, , Thiagarajar College of Engineering,Madurai-15, , Dec 2003
  24. Patent awareness,, Thiagarajar College of Engineering,Madurai-15,, June 2002
  25. Corrosion, causes and control, ACCE (I), Madurai , 2002
  26. Green Building Concept ,, CII, Hyderabad ,, September 2001
  27. Repairs and rehabilitation of structures,, Anna university, Chennai,, 29-10-99 and 30-10-1999
  28. Ground water potential evaluation techniques,, Thiagarajar College of Engineering, Madurai-15,, 23-03-99 to 29-03-99
  29. Durability of marine structures,, I.I.T., Chennai ,, 15-02-1999
  30. Recent advances in Civil,, S.V.U College of Engineering, Tirupati,, 21-12-96 to 23-12-96
  31. Vastu shastra,, Institution of Engineers,Madurai., 28-09-96
  32. Recent advances in concrete,, National Institute of Engineering, Mysore,, 01-08-96 and 02-08-96
  33. Cost reduction in construction ,, Association of Consulting Civil engineers, Chennai,, March 1995
  34. Analysis and design of foundation for static and dynamic loads,, IIT, Chennai,, 17-11-91 to 30-11 91
  35. Earthquake resistant design of structures ,, University Visvesvaraya College of Engg., Banglore., 03-06-91 to 17-06-91
  36. Analysis and design of off shore structures, , R.E.C., Calicut.,, 20-05-91 to 31-05-91
  37. Application of Bio Technology, , R.E.C., Trichy,, 18-11-90 to 02-12-90
  38. Analysis and design of transmission line towers,, Anna University, Chennai., 21-05-90 to 03-06-90
  39. Low cost sanitation,, Institute of Public health,, 17-07-85 to 27-07-85

Seminar, Conference, Workshop Organised

  1. International workshop and conference on Renewable energy and climate change, exploring Oppurtunities for sustainable development(IWCRECC ‘ 12), Maqdorai Kamaraj University and Thiagarajar College of Engineering, Madurai-15, Co-Organising Secretary jointly with MKU,Madurai
  2. TN-IAMWARM-Project Environmental Awareness Programme, Thiagarajar College of Engineering, Madurai-15, Jointly with PWD
  3. Workshop on Safe Construction practices, Thiagarajar College of Engineering, Madurai-15, Co-ordinator Along with Corporation of Madurai
  4. Technical Quiz Programming for Civil Engineering Students, Thiagarajar College of Engineering, Madurai-15, Co-ordinator Along with UltraTech Cements
  5. Workshop on geotechnical Investigation and Foundation System, Thiagarajar College of Engineering, Madurai-15, Co-ordinator Along with Indian geotechnical Society Chennai Chapter
  6. Sustaining Quality in Technical Education, Hotel Sangam,Madurai, 26-02-10
  7. National Conference on Corrosion Assessment And its Control,, Thiagarajar College of Engineering,, 21.12.09&22.12.09
  8. Workshop on Wealth from Waste-A Sustainable Approach,, Madurai Symposium Tamukam Grounds,, 15-09-09
  9. Workshop on Approaches for Quality Technical Teachers Education, Thiagarajar College of Engineering,, 29-08-09
  10. Workshop On Opportunities In Steel Structures In India, Thiagarajar College Of Engineering, Madurai-15, 29.12.08
  11. Workshop On Pollution Of Tamilandu Rivers, Thiagarajar College Of Engineering, Madurai-15, 08.08.08
  12. Workshop On Sustainable Environment, Thiagarajar College Of Engineering, Madurai-15, 14-03-2008
  13. National Conference On Earthquake Engineering, Thiagarajar College Of Engineering, Madurai-15, 18-12-07 , 19-12-07
  14. Recent Developments In Concrete Technology, Thiagarajar College Of Engineering, Madurai-15, 29-11-07
  15. Shelter For All Exhibition, Hotel Fortune Pandiyan, Madurai, March 2007
  16. Mix Design Programme , Thiagarajar College Of Engineering, Madurai-15., February 2007
  17. Mix Design Programme , Thiagarajar College Of Engineering, Madurai-15, February 2007
  18. Evolving Housing Model For Tsunami Affected Areas, Thiagarajar College Of Engineering, Madurai-15., March 2006
  19. Earthquake Resistant Buildings, Thiagarajar College Of Engineering, Madurai-15., September 2005
  20. Trenchless Technology , Thiagarajar College Of Engineering, Madurai-15., October 2005
  21. Open House For Field Engineers, Thiagarajar College Of Engineering, Madurai-15, July 2005
  22. Computer Applications In Civil Engineering, Computer Applications In Civil Engineeringthiagarajar College Of Engineering, Madurai-15., February 2005
  23. Green Building Concepts, ACCE(I) Madurai Center, June 2004
  24. Mix Design For Practicing Engineers, Thiagarajar College Of Engineering, Madurai-15, Nov 2002
  25. Mix Design For Practicing Engineers, Thiagarajar College Of Engineering, Madurai-15, March 2002
  26. Management For Sustainable Environment, Thiagarajar College Of Engineering, Madurai-15., March 2002
  27. Analysis And Design Of Rcc Structures, Thiagarajar College Of Engineering, Madurai-15, June 1999
  28. Quality Control In Concrete Making Materials, Thiagarajar College Of Engineering, Madurai-15, July 1995

Lectures Delivered

TOPIC DELIVERED AT PERIOD
Recent Trends in Concrete Technology SACS M.A.V.M.M.Engineering College,Madurai Concrete Technology
Green Materials and Construction Builders Association of India, Madurai Sustainable Development
Advances and Innovations in Civil Engineering Mepco Schlenk Engineering College Civil Engineering
Recent Advancement in Civil Engineering K.L.N College of Information Technology Civil Engineering
Green Building Concepts PVP College of Technology for Women, Singarakottai Sustainable Development
Modern Construction Methods Builders Association of India, Madurai Civil Engineering
Advanced Trends in Concrete Technology Sethu Institute of Technology Concrete Technology
Modern Construction Materials Builders Association of India, Madurai Materials
Career Advancement for Civil Engineering Sri Vidya College of Engineering & Technology Civil Engineering
Prefabricated Structures, MGIRI Wardha@Hotel Sangam,Madurai 01.12.2009,
Geo- Polymer Concrete Dr. Sivanthi Athithanar College of Engineering, Tiruchendur 27.02.2009
Recent Trends in Concrete Technology Dr. Sivanthi Aditanar College of Engineering, Tiruchendur Concrete Technology
High Strength Fibre Reinforced Concrete, ACCE (I) Madurai June 2007,
Basic Concrete Designs Gandhigram Rural Institute, Gandhigram Disaster Resistant House Construction
Concept of Limit State Design of concrete structures with special emphasis on durability, ACCE (I), Tirunelveli May 2005
Non Destructive Testing, ACCE (I) Madurai December 2004,
IS method of mix design Thiagarajar College of Engineering, Madurai-15 Concept of mix design with emphasis on economy and durability for practicing engineers
Revision of IS 456, ACCE(I), Madurai Sep 2002,
Concept of mix design with emphasis on durability Thiagarajar College of Engineering,Madurai-15 Mar 2002,

Membership

NAME OF SOCIETY DETAILS PERIOD
Indian Concrete Institute Life Member (LM4354) --
Association of Consulting Civil engineers Fellow Member (F991) --
Indian Society for Technical Education Life Member (LM5995) --
Institution of Engineers (India) Life Member (M/102051/4) --
Indian Society of Earthquake Technology Life Member(LM1339) --