2nd ICEE 2015

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2nd International Conference on Earth Sciences and Engineering (ICEE 2015)
20th-21st March, 2015
Jointly organized by
Department of Civil Engineering, Nehru Institute of Technology, Coimbatore, India
&
Cafet Innova Technical Society, Hyderabad, India

About ICEE

Department of Civil Engineering, Nehru Institute of Technology (NIT), Coimbatore, Tamil Nadu, India and Cafet Innova Technical Society (CITS), Hyderabad, Telangana, India are jointly organizing 2nd International Conference on Earth Sciences and Engineering (ICEE– 2015) during 20th - 21st March, 2015. Conference aims to bring together and provide a platform to Researchers, Engineers, Scientists and Academicians as well as Industrial Professionals from all over the globe to present, share and exchange their research results and developmental activities about all parts of earth sciences and engineering. ICEE-2015 is unique in itself due to fusing earth sciences with engineering, which helps the delegates to exchange their experiences face to face, establish research relations and to find global partners for future research collaboration.

2nd ICEE-2015

After 7 years of its existence, CITS has organized more than 30 national and international conferences, workshops, symposiums on its own banner and in association with various reputed universities from all over the globe. CITS has organized First International Conference on Earth Sciences and Engineering (ICEE-2010) during 21st – 22nd August, 2010 at Hyderabad, Telangana, India. The second series of ICEE, i.e. 2nd International Conference on Earth Sciences and Engineering (ICEE-2015) emphasis on recent scientific developments in Earth Sciences and Engineering.

About NIT

Nehru Institute of Technology established in the year 2008 is a private self-financing technical institution recognized by AICTE, New Delhi and affiliated to Anna University, Coimbatore. NIT is an Endeavour of Nehru College of Educational and Charitable Trust, established at an auspicious moment in the year 1968, with the primary objective of rendering selfless and dedicated service to the cause of higher education originally in the field of Aeronautical Engineering and subsequently in the rest of Engineering branches, Management, Arts, Science, and Paramedical Sciences. Over the period of nearly four decades, it has established and patronized a number of prestigious Educational Institutions, all of which have grown to the stature of being accredited with ISO13001:2008 certification by the International Certification Services. Nehru Institute of Technology is located at in the midst of Western Ghats, in an environmentally unpolluted locality at the outskirts of Coimbatore. The College has completed 7 years of its service with excellent state of art facilities and committed faculty members.

Department of Civil Engineering
Department of Civil Engineering was started in the year 2008 with highly qualified, committed and research oriented faculty members. The department functions as a centre of academic excellence by emphasizing the curriculum with special guest lectures and inplant training for students every semester on various topics to meet the global challenges of engineering industry. The department is committed to develop internationally prominent educational and research programme that will benefit the society. 

About CITS

The CAFET-INNOVA Technical Society (CITS) is an international non-profit organization helping the scientific community, laid its foundation in 2007 in Hyderabad, India. The main motto of CITS is to encourage the young talent towards the field of Research and Development (R&D) and harness their intellectual abilities for the betterment of industry. CITS has been organizing various International/National conferences, Workshops and Guest lectures etc., across the world. CITS has been publishing international journals like International Journal of Earth Sciences and Engineering (IJEE) ISSN 0974-5904 [Scopus Journal Rating-0.15 & CSIR-NISCAIR, INDIA IF-0.13] is indexed in Scopus Compendex and Geobase (products hosted on Engineering Village) Elsevier, Amsterdam, Netherlands, Chemical Abstract Services-USA, Geo-Ref Information Services-USA and it emphasizes on earth sciences and engineering. International Journal of Biological Sciences and Engineering (IJBE) ISSN 0976-1519 is indexed  in Directory of Open Access Journals (DOAJ), USA and it focuses on biological sciences and engineering. International Journal of Industrial Electronics, Control and Robotics (IJICR) ISSN 2231-4903 focuses on electronics, electrical and mechanical engineering. International Journal of Engineering and Science Students (IJESS) ISSN 2278–7607 aims at providing platform to young researchers in the fields of science and engineering. It is one of the World’s first free student international journals to exclusively highlight the research contribution of undergraduate, Post graduate and Research students in the field of engineering and science. The journal believes that the true research potential of students can be realized by encouraging them to participate in research and acknowledging their achievements.

Organizing Committee

Chief Patron
         Krishnadas P, Managing Trustee, Nehru Group of Institutions, INDIA
         Krishnakumar P, CEO & Secretary, Nehru Group of Institutions, INDIA

Conference Chair
         Venkat Reddy D, President, Cafet-Innova Technical Society, Hyderabad, INDIA
Technical Chair
         Dwarakish G S, National Institute o f Technology Karnataka, Surathkal, INDIA
Technical Co-Chair
         Hafeez Basha R, Vice-President, Basha Research Corporation, Singapore
Organizing Chair
         Brema J, Principal, NIT, Coimbatore, INDIA
         Raju Aedla, Founder & Secretary General, Cafet-Innova Technical Society, INDIA
Executive Committee Members
         Thangaraj, Advisor, Nehru Group of Institutions
         Manikandan G, Dean (AA), NIT
         Karuppasamy M, Director (MBA), NIT
Organizing Secretary
         Vadivel M, Asst. Professor, NIT, Coimbatore, INDIA
Organizing Joint-Secretary
         Palanikumar D, Asst. Professor, NIT, Coimbatore, INDIA

Organizing Members

Aarthi R
Anitha A
Ashish R Jaggi
Ashok Kumar K
Bharathi R
Biju Balakrishnan
Bindu C V
Dileep Kumar P
Jagalingam P
Jeyaprakash T
Madhavi Vadla
Priya Sumitha V S
Ravi Kumar P
Samuel Thanaraj M
Sanjeev A
Sathi Bhattarai
Shobana K
Srimathi V
Sukumar S
Vijay Kumar P
Praveen Kumar M

 

List of Papers Published in

International Journal of Earth Sciences and Engineering (IJEE)

Indexed in:  Scopus Compendex and Geobase (products hosted on Engineering Village) Elsevier, Amsterdam, Netherlands, Chemical Abstract Services-USA, Geo-Ref Information Services-USA, List B of Scientific Journals in Poland, Directory of Research Journals
Scopus Journal Rating (SJR) 0.15 (2012); H-index: 2 (2012);
CSIR-NISCAIR, INDIA Impact Factor 0.042 (2011)

Radon concentration in groundwater of Haridwar, Uttarakhand, India
By PANKAJ GARG, GOPAL KRISHAN AND SUDHIR KUMAR

A New Method for Designing Casing Program of Horizontal Wells
By SHUANGJIN ZHENG, LONGCHEN DUAN AND XIANGWEI KONG

The Research on the Pressure Sensitivity for Low Permeability Fractured CBM Reservoir
By SHUANGJIN ZHENG

Performance of Off-Axis Integrated Cavity Output Spectroscopy (OA-ICOS) for direct measurement of δ2H, δ18O and δ17O in water samples- Application to bottled mineral water
By VYSAKH MOHAN AND KARTHIK RAVISANKAR

Modeling of Landslide Susceptibility using based Back-Propagation Neural Network and GIS in Kothagiri Region, India
By KARTIC KUMAR M, ANNADURAI R AND ARUMUGAM K

Rockfall Assessment along Saptashrungi Gad Temple (SGT) Road, Nashik, Maharashtra, India
By M K ANSARI, M AHMAD, R SINGH AND T N SINGH

Application of Artificial Neural Network for Calculation of Axial Capacity of Circular Concrete Filled Steel Tubular Columns
By SANKAR JEGADESH J S AND S JAYALEKSHMI

A Study on Dark Spot Extraction Methods in Oil Spill SAR Imagery
By V RADHIKA AND G PADMAVATHI

Sinuosity Analysis using Geographic Information System (GIS): Case Study of a Tropical River Basin
By ANU KRISHNANU AND GIRISH GOPINATH

Comparative Analysis of Planning Principles of Vastu Sastra of Traditional Indian Architectural Texts for the Residential built Environment
By V BALASUBRAMANIAN AND S NAGAN

Kolhan Sedimentation in Chaibasa - Noamundi Basin, Jharkhand, India: A Critical Observation through Lithofacies Analysis
By SMRUTI REKHA SAHOO AND S DAS

Modeling and Simulation Performance Study of Grid Connected Wind and Photovoltaic Hybrid Distributed Energy System
By N S S RAMAKRISHNA, D N GAONKAR AND C BHANUTEJA

Dynamic Response of Frame Structure Railway Viaduct Subjected to Spatially Varying Mining Tremor
By JOANNA M DULINSKA AND BARBARA KNEBEL

Implications of Inter-Relationships between Evaluation Criteria on Calibration of Hydrologic Models
By M RANJIT KUMAR, T MEENAMBAL AND V KUMAR

Structural Sustenance of Reinforced Concrete Elements Subjected to Fire Attack
By D RESHMASRI, B DHEERA LESSA AND N MURALI KRISHNA

Effects of Urbanization on Floodplains of Streams
By UMA MALIK AND A M KALRA

Analysis of Groundwater Quality around Coimbatore Big Tank, Tamil Nadu, India
By M LENIN SUNDAR, P SANKAR, S VARUN VENKATRAMAN AND K L MOHAN

Horizontal and Vertical Crustal Deformation profiles of a simple Convergent plate margin using Contact Analysis
By VENKATA DILIP KUMAR PASUPULETI AND PRADEEP KUMAR RAMANCHARLA

Mechanical Properties of Foam Concrete
By B KARTHIKEYAN, R SELVARAJ AND S SARAVANAN

Engineering Properties of Masonry Mortars with Gold Mine Tailings as Partial Substitute for Manufactured Sand
By B M RAMALINGA REDDY, K S SATYANARAYANAN AND H N JAGANNATHA REDDY

Investigation of the Properties of Concrete Containing Waste Tire Crumb Rubber
By R BHARATHI MURUGAN, B SELVAKUMAR AND C NATARAJAN

El Nino: A Review
By VIKAS M AND G S DWARAKISH

Study on use of Polyester Resin as Coarse Aggregate in Concrete
By VIKAS M, THRIPTHI AND AMARNATHA REDDY N

Experimental Investigation of Functionally Graded Concrete with Fly Ash
By P SATYANARAYANA AND C NATARAJAN

Comparison of Different Methods for Estimating Potential Evapotranspiration in a Regional Area of Andhra Pradesh
By RAJASEKHAR, SIDDHARDHA, M ANJANEYA PRASAD, P SUNDAR KUMAR, RAGHAVENDRA AND NARESH KUMAR

Reuse of Construction Debris as Viable Replacement of Sand Media in Rapid Sand Filtration
By TANMAY RAMANI, NEHA SHARMA, SABUMON P C, SHIHABUDHEEN AND M MALIYEKKAL

A study on the Effect of Different Damper Configurations on R.C.C Structure Retrofitted with Viscoelastic Dampers
By MOHAMED PARVEZ T S, SACHIN KUCKIAN, AVINASH A R AND KIRAN KAMATH

Seismic Response of Reinforced Concrete Frames on Sloping Ground considering Soil Structure Interaction
By ARUN KUMAR Y M AND NISHIL ALVA

Strength and Shrinkage Characteristics of Geo-Polymer Concrete
By KIRAN K SHETTY, GOPINATHA NAYAK, POORNACHANDRA PANDIT, JNANESHWAR D KARKERA AND KIRANA KUMARA S S

Shrinkage Properties of Self-Compacting Concrete with High Volumes of Class F Fly Ash
By GOPINATHA NAYAK, KIRAN K SHETTY, KIRANA KUMARA S S, JNANESHWAR D KARKERA AND VIVEK KHANDAGALE

A Study on Seismic Response of Reinforced Structures Retrofitted with Fluid Viscous Dampers in Shear Walls
By SACHIN KUCKIAN, MOHAMED PARVEZ, AVINASH A R AND KIRAN KAMATH

Non Destructive Investigation on the Effect of Locally Available Manufactured Sands in Concrete
By LOKESWARAN M R AND C NATARAJAN

Dynamic Analysis of Steel Braced RC Structure of Unsymmetrical Building Plan
By RAJA MADHUKAR VISHNU, M PRASANNA KUMAR, Y BALAKOTI REDDY AND A MURALI KRISHNA

Effects of Sulphuric Acid on Black Cotton Soil
By M AMULYA, CH R V PRASAD, P H P REDDY AND G K KUMAR

Pedotransfer Functions in Hydrologic Modelling for Predicting the Effect of Changes in Soil Types on Watershed Hydrology
By M RANJIT KUMAR, T MEENAMBAL AND V KUMAR

Determination of Infiltration Parameter Estimation Rates in a Small Region in Andhra Pradesh
By ANJANEYA PRASAD M, SUNDAR KUMAR P, KAUSHIK K H S, BHARATH KUMAR V, SAI KRISHNA P N AND VAMSHI KRISHNA G

Evaluation of Water Quality in and around Byramangala Reservoir, Ramanagaram District, Karnataka, India
By L UDAYA SIMHA AND MAHESH BABU

Effect of Lineaments on Hydroelectric Project on the Chenab River near Raoli, LahulSpiti, District, Himachal Pradesh, India using Geoinformatics- A case Study
By L N SHARMA

Rehabilitation of Reinforced Geopolymer Concrete Beam Using Glass Fibre Mat
By K R YOGANATHAN AND N MAHENDRAN

Regression Model to Predict Subsurface Properties
By ARULKUMARAN S AND SUKUMAR S

Influencing Factors Analysis on Drilling Ventilation Effectiveness in Long-distance Driving Face
By LI YU-CHENG, ZHAO MIAN, LIU JIAN, LI ZHI AND LIU TIAN-QI

Strength Properties of No Aggregate Concrete Using Fibers
By GOPINATHA NAYAK, KIRAN K SHETTY, VIVEK KHANDAGALE, KIRAN KUMARA S S, N BHANUMATHIDAS AND N KALIDAS

Generation of Site Specific Response Spectrum near Nuclear Power Plants: A Preliminary Case Study at Rawatbhata Station
By ABHIJIT MOLAWADE, CHENNA RAJARAM, RAMANCHARLA PRADEEP KUMAR AND T VIJAY KUMAR

Water Dumpflood Alternating Gas Injection from Underlying Aquifer
By GIANG THANH NGUYEN AND SUWAT ATHICHANAGORN

Effect of Pile Spacing on the Soil Structure Interaction of Pile Supported Building Frame Subjected To Lateral Loads
By P VENKATA KOTESWARARA RAO, RADHIKA M PATEL AND P HARI KRISHNA

Optimal Horizontal Well Placement in Combination-Drive thin Oil Rim
By IMELDA MARQUES AND SUWAT ATHICHANAGORN

Kinetics Aspects and Dynamic Interaction of Aqueous Cr (III) and Cr (VI) Species with Fired Muthurajawela Peat
By N PRIYANTHA, LINDA B L LIM, S WICKRAMASOORIYA

Determination of Mechanical Properties of EOF Steel Slag Replaced Concrete Using NDT
By R MALATHY, R DEEPHA AND M ARIVOLI

A Study on Coastal Erosion Modeling using GIS and Remote Sensing Technologies Case Study: Andhra Pradesh Coast
By DURUSOJU HARI PRASAD, M G MUNI REDDY AND N DARGA KUMAR

Suitability of Groundwater Resources for Irrigation in the Upper Gadilam River Basin Villupuram District, Tamil Nadu, India
By S VENKATESWARANA, S SATHEESHKUMAR AND R AYYANDURAI

Fire Resistance Test on Granite Powder Concrete
By A ARIVUMANGAI AND T FELIXKALA

Study on Fracture Energy of Reactive Powder Concrete Beams
By D AMBIKA AND M SHIVARAJA

Metro Tunnelling - A Challenge
By POL V R AND RANADIVE M S

Significance of a Forest Fragment as a Bird Habitat and its Importance in Biodiversity Conservation
By CHAMINDA S WIJESUNDARA

Behaviour of Basalt Fibre Reinforced Polymer (BFRP) Composites Confined RCC Piles Skin Friction in Cohesion less Soil
By R ANANDAKUMAR, C SELVAMONY, A SEENI AND A JEYAPAUL

Generation of Uniform Hazard Response Spectrum for a Peninsular Indian site
By A RAVI KIRAN, S BANDOPADHYAY, M K AGRAWAL, G R REDDY AND R K SINGH

Adsorption of Heavy Metal Ions on Rice Husk: Isotherm Modeling and Error Analysis
By N PRIYANTHA, A N NAVARATNE AND T P K KULASOORIYA

Variation of Trace Metals in Liquid and Suspended Phases of Water in Middle and Lower Catchments of River Mahaweli, Sri Lanka
By A G P ARAVINNA, N PRIYANTHA, H M T G A PITAWALA AND S K YATIGAMMANA

Experimental Investigation on Spent Carbon development of Bricks
By JAKEER HUSSAIN, P RAJA SEKHAR, K JAYANTH, G HEMANTH, SIDDHARDHA AND A RAGHAVENDRA

Monthly Prediction of Groundwater levels in a Coastal aquifer of Andhra Pradesh
By B KRISHNA, Y R SATYAJI RAO AND R VENKATA RAMANA

Bathymetry and Sea Floor Characteristics of Cuddalore and Pondicherry Coast - India
By RM NARAYANAN, K J SHARMILA AND K DHARANIRAJAN

Energy Absorption Characteristics of Steel, Polypropylene and Hybrid Fiber Reinforced Concrete Prisms
By M TAMIL SELVI AND T S THANDAVAMOORTHY

GIS for Conservation of Sacred Groves of Kodagu District – A Traditional Culture
By B SHUSHMA SHASHI, G S DWARAKISH AND K B KIRAN

An Integrated Approach to Classify Earth’s Strata for Open Excavation
By G C NAVEEN AND B V RAVI SHANKAR

Delineation of Groundwater Potential Zones in selected Urban and Peri-Urban Clusters of Kozhikode District, Kerala, India
By JESIYA N P AND GIRISH GOPINATH

A Semi Empirical Approach to Model the Wave Transmission Characteristics for Submerged Reef Breakwater
By SINDHU S, KIRAN G SHIRLAL AND MANU

Assessment of Workability and Corrosion Characteristics of Copper Slag and Mineral Admixture Concrete
By M VELUMANI, R VISHNU AND S SATHISH

Effect of Aspect Ratio on Performance of Diagrid Structure Circular in Plan
By KIRAN KAMATH AND NAWAZ AHAMED

Freshwater Diatoms as Proxies of Assessing Environmental Changes in Reservoirs of Sri Lanka
By P A I U T PERERA AND S K YATIGAMMANA

Repair and Rehabilitation of RC Short Square Columns using Improved Ferrocement Jacketing
By MINI SOMAN AND VEENA M

An Investigation of the User Satisfaction and Quality of Residential Environment in the Public Housing for the Urban Poor in Madurai
By P SHABITHA AND S NAGAN

Rehabilitation of Non-Ductile Exterior Beam-Column Joints by RC Jackets with U-Bars and Collar Bars
By SIVAKUMAR S, KANNAN P AND BINDHU K R

Multivariable Optimization of Isotropic Cylindrical Shells
By YOGESH BAHETI, AMIT KUMAR ONKAR, KIRAN KAMATH AND M MANJUPRASAD

Assessment of the Environmental Noise Level of Tirunelveli City, Tamil Nadu, India
By S SIDHARDHAN, S ADISH KUMAR AND D JAYGANESH

A Study on Reusing Waste Printed Circuit Board Powders and Chips in Cement Mixes
By P GOMATHI NAGAJOTHI AND T FELIXKALA

Assessment of the Growth Kinetics of Selected Microalgae Species in Synthetic Wastewater for the Production of Biodiesel
By U L D I KALANA, C S KALPAGE AND S K YATIGAMMANA

Experimental Investigation on Performance of Sugarcane Bagasse Ash Concrete in Acidic Environment
By RANJITH A, SANJITH J AND KIRAN B M

Service Life Modeling of Reinforced Concrete Structures-Computational Methods
By RANJITH A, K BALAJI RAO AND K MANJUNATH

Selection of Cladocera Species for Applications in Biomanipulation
By S K YATIGAMMANA AND I GAMAGE

Evapotranspiration Modeling Using M5 Model Tree
By NITIN SAWALKAR AND PRADNYA DIXIT

Simulation of Sediment Yield over Ungauged Stations Using Musle (Case Study Meghadrigedda Reservoir)
By P SUNDARA KUMAR, T V PRAVEEN, M ANJANEYA PRASAD, L MOUNIKA, T SANTHI AND T BHARAT KUMAR

Mechanical Properties of Polymer Modified Ternary Blend Concrete
By SHREYANKA S MURARI AND UMESH P PATIL

Storm Water Drainage Design (Case Study Vijayawada)
By P SUNDARA KUMAR, T SANTHI, P MANOJ SRIVATSAV, S V SREEKANTH REDDY, M ANJANEYA PRASAD AND T V PRAVEEN

Observed Tidal characteristics along the near shore Coast off Kanyakumari, Southeast Coast of India
By K GURUMOORTHI, R VENKATACHALAPATHY, K MOHAN AND M MUGILARASAN

Strength Performance of Alkali Activated Slag Concrete with Copper Slag as Fine Aggregate Exposed To Elevated Temperatures
By MITHUN B M, NARASIMHAN M C and NITENDRA PALANKAR

Studies on Alkali Activated Slag Mortar with Copper Slag as Fine Aggregate
By MITHUN B M, NARASIMHAN M C AND NITENDRA PALANKAR

Shear-Behaviour of Plasti-Fibre Reinforced Concrete Beams
By BHUVANESHWARI M, JESSY ROOBY AND RONY JACOB

Study of Rainfall Variation with Respect to Land Use Change – Noyyal Basin
By BREMA J, ARUN S R, REJEESH AND MANOJ AMBADI

Assessment of Impact of Salt Pan Activity on Groundwater Quality by Numerical Modelling: A Case Study
By RAJAVENI S P, INDU S N, SHINE M J AND ELANGO L

Mapping of Hydrothermal Altered Mineral Zones by Multispectral and Hyper-spectral Data Analysis -A Case Study of Bauchi, Nigeria
By SANI IDRIS GARBA AND APARNA S BHASKAR