Consultancy

Scope

Civil Engineering is one of the broadest and oldest of all the engineering disciplines, extending across multi-technological ecosystems. Civil Engineers plan, design, and supervise the construction of facilities essential to modern life like space satellites and launching facilities, offshore structures, bridges, buildings, tunnels, highways, transit systems, dams, airports, harbours, water supply systems, and wastewater treatment plants. A civil engineer is responsible for planning and designing a project, constructing the project to the required scale, and maintenance of the project.

These are specific assignments that can be executed readily utilizing the professional knowledge and expertise of the faculty and facilities of the department. The department shall undertake but not be limited to the following activities as the scope of consultancy services:

  • Survey Fieldwork
  • Geotechnical and Geological Investigations
  • Structural drawings
  • Architectural plan drawings
  • Structural analysis and design as per Indian Standard codes
  • Structural stability analysis
  • Estimation and Costing
  • Pavement assessments
  • Load foundation calculations
  • Structural foundation drawings
  • Non-Destructive Testing
  • Tests on various Materials:
    • Bricks
    • Cement
    • Sand
    • Aggregates
    • Steel
    • Concrete
    • Water Quality
    • Highway Materials

Infrastructure

The department has the following well-equipped laboratories/workshop:

  1. Geotechnical Engineering Laboratory
  2. Basic Material Testing Laboratory
  3. Survey Laboratory
  4. Geology Laboratory Laboratory
  5. Computer-Aided Design Laboratory
  6. Concrete and Highway Material Testing Laboratory
  7. Structural Design Studio
  8. Environmental Engineering Laboratory

Major Equipment Available:

  1. Computerized 200T ACTM
  2. Computerized 100T UTM
  3. Flexure testing machine
  4. Bitumen extractor
  5. Planimeter
  6. Rebound hammer
  7. Ultrasonic Pulse Velocity Test
  8. Oedometer
  9. Direct shear test setup
  10. Dynamic Cone Penetration Test setup
  11. Electronic Distance meter
  12. Field & Lab CBR test
  13. Total Station (2″ accuracy)
  14. Digital Theodolite
  15. Tri-axial test setup
  16. Unconfined compression test setup
  17. Permeability Test Setup
  18. Vane Shear Test
  19. Abrasion & Attrition Test Setup
  20. UV Spectro photometer
  21. Digital pH meter
  22. Digital Conductivity meter
  23. Digital TDS meter
  24. Digital Dissolved Oxygen meter
  25. Digital Turbidity meter

Software Available:

  1. AutoCAD
  2. STAAD Pro
  3. MATLAB
  4. ArcGIS
  5. Ansys

Technical Expertise

The department has well-qualified and experienced faculty engaged in teaching, research, activities, and industry-extension services. The faculty members have several memberships in policy-making and professional bodies. The department has included eminent persons from academics and industry in the academic advisory council to shore up the transition of knowledge as well as consultancy. The technical expertise of our faculty categorised as per their core domains are as follows:

Structural Engineering:

  1. Dr. G. Mallikarjuna Rao
  2. Dr. G.V.K Reddy
  3. Dr. N. Srujana
  4. Dr. M. Venu
  5. Dr. Praveen Oggu
  6. Mr. J. Rohan Reddy
  7. Mrs. P. Sravani
  8. Mr. D. Karunakar
  9. Ms. Chelpuri Hemalatha

Geotechnical Engineering:

  1. Dr. PVSN Pavan Kumar
  2. Dr. Venkata Koteswara Rao P.
  3. Dr. Bogireddy Chandra (Chartered Engineer, IEI)

Transportation Engineering:

  1. Dr. Sadguna Nuli
  2. Mr. Manikanta Vangari

Water Resources and Environmental Engineering:

  1. Mr. J. Jesu Dass Kumar
  2. Mrs. Durga Srilakshmi Hari
  3. Ms. Gurram Praveenya
  4. Ms. Mood Charitha

Services

The department has been offering consultancy services in all the Civil Engineering domain areas. The department has initiated a working group titled “Quality Control and Quantity Estimation” to interlink the various labs and specializations available in the curriculum. The following are some of the details of services that have been offered so far.

 

Survey Fieldwork:

  • Different types of surveys, plotting and leveling.
  • Area calculations
  • Angle measurements

Geotechnical and Geological Investigations:

  • Index properties
  • Engineering properties
  • Safe bearing capacity
  • Groundwater Exploration

Tests on various Materials:

    1. Tests on Bricks:
      • Water absorption test
      • Compressive strength
    2. Tests on Cement:
      • Consistency, Fineness
      • Setting times, Soundness
      • Compressive strength test
    3. Tests on Sand:
      • Sieve analysis
      • Specific gravity
      • Bulking of sand
    4. Tests on Aggregates:
      • Sieve analysis
      • Crushing value
      • Specific gravity
      • Water absorption
      • Impact value
      • Abrasion value
      • Flakiness and Elongation index
    5. Tests on Steel
      • Impact test
      • Hardness
      • Tensile strength
      • % Elongation
      • Bend and rebend
      • Proof stress
    6. Tests on Concrete:
      • Compressive strength
      • Non-destructive testing
      • Workability tests
    7. Tests on Water Quality:

      • Water quality tests
    8. Tests on Highway Materials:

      • Penetration
      • Ductility
      • Viscosity
      • Softening Point
      • Marshall stability
      • Bitumen extraction
      • Road unevenness

Status of Consultancy Services

S. No.  Client Details  Consultant Details  Nature of Work  Amount (in INR Lakhs)  Completed /Ongoing 
1.  Greater Hyderabad Municipal Corporation, Government of Telangana  Mr. J. Jesu Dass Kumar 

Mr. K. Jagan Mohan Reddy 

Third part quality control  13.19  Ongoing 
2.  North Tanks Division (NTD), Greater Hyderabad Municipal Corporation, Government of Telangana  Mr. J. Jesu Dass Kumar 

Mr. K. Jagan Mohan Reddy 

Third part quality control  1.28  Ongoing 
3.  Sri Anurag Pilligonla, S/o Sri. P. Ramula Goud, Survey No. 184/part, Malkapur village, Kondapur mandal, Sangareddy.  Dr. P. Venkata Koteswara Rao  Soil tests  0.1  Completed 
4.  M/s Krushi Infra India Private Ltd, LB Nagar, Rangareddy.  Dr. G. Mallikarjuna Rao   Cement and Aggregate tests  0.051  Completed 
5.  M/s Krushi Infra India Private Ltd, LB Nagar, Rangareddy.  Dr. G. Mallikarjuna Rao   Concrete cube testing  0.045  Completed 
6.  M/s Krushi Infra India Private Ltd, LB Nagar, Rangareddy.  Dr. G. Mallikarjuna Rao   Mix design  0.06  Completed 
7.  District Panchyath Raj Engineer, Piu, Rangareddy District for The Construction of Pavement R/F Nagarguda to Kadmoor Bridge Via Regadidoswada Village, Shabad Mandal.  Dr. P. Venkata Koteswara Rao  Soil tests  0.1  Completed 
8.  Sri Lakshmi Constructions, Flat No: 403, Shivasharan Residency, RD No: 6, Suryodaya Colony, Sri Laxminarasimha Complex, LB Nagar, Hyderabad, 500074.  Dr. G. Mallikarjuna Rao  Mix Design for M20 and M25 Grades Concrete  0.177  Completed 
9.  Sri Lakshmi Constructions, Flat No: 403, Shivasharan Residency, RD No: 6, Suryodaya Colony, Sri Laxminarasimha Complex, LB Nagar, Hyderabad, 500074.  Dr. G. Mallikarjuna Rao  Mix Design for M30 Grade Concrete  0.118  Completed 
10.  Sri Lakshmi Constructions, Flat No: 403, Shivasharan Residency, RD No: 6, Suryodaya Colony, Sri Laxminarasimha Complex, LB Nagar, Hyderabad, 500074.  Dr. P. Venkata Koteswara Rao  Soil Test (Site visit, Sample collection & Bearing capacity of Soil)  0.236  Completed 
11.  Sri Lakshmi Constructions, Flat No: 403, Shivasharan Residency, RD No: 6, Suryodaya Colony, Sri Laxminarasimha Complex, LB Nagar, Hyderabad, 500074.  Dr. P. Venkata Koteswara Rao  Soil Test (Site visit, Sample collection & Bearing capacity of Soil)  0.236  Completed 
12.  Sri Lakshmi Constructions, Flat No: 403, Shivasharan Residency, RD No: 6, Suryodaya Colony, Sri Laxminarasimha Complex, LB Nagar, Hyderabad, 500074.  Dr. P. Venkata Koteswara Rao  Soil Test (Site visit, Sample collection (04 nos.), Atterberg Limits & Bearing capacity of Soil)  1  Completed 
13.  Sri Lakshmi Constructions, Flat No: 403, Shivasharan Residency, RD No: 6, Suryodaya Colony, Sri Laxminarasimha Complex, LB Nagar, Hyderabad, 500074.  Dr. P. Venkata Koteswara Rao  Soil Test (Site visit & Bearing capacity of Soil)  0.177  Completed 
14.  Sri Lakshmi Constructions, Flat No: 403, Shivasharan Residency, RD No: 6, Suryodaya Colony, Sri Laxminarasimha Complex, LB Nagar, Hyderabad, 500074.  Dr. P. Venkata Koteswara Rao  Soil Test Soil Test (Site visit, Sample collection (06 nos.), Atterberg Limits & Bearing capacity of Soil)  1.475  Completed 
15.  Sri Lakshmi Constructions, Flat No: 403, Shivasharan Residency, RD No: 6, Suryodaya Colony, Sri Laxminarasimha Complex, LB Nagar, Hyderabad, 500074.  Dr. G. Mallikarjuna Rao  Concrete Cube Testing   0.295  Completed 
16.  Sri Lakshmi Constructions, Flat No: 403, Shivasharan Residency, RD No: 6, Suryodaya Colony, Sri Laxminarasimha Complex, LB Nagar, Hyderabad, 500074.  Dr. G. Mallikarjuna Rao  Concrete Cube Testing   0.003  Completed 
17.  Giridhari Homes Art, Journalist Colony ‘A’.121-A/1, Beside 121-A, Jubilee Hills, Road No. 70, Hyderabad-500033.  Dr. G. Mallikarjuna Rao  

Mr. K. Jagan Mohan Reddy 

Testing of Concrete Cubes  0.64  Completed 
18.  Aadhya Infra Private Limited, Kishmathpur, Hyderabad.  Dr. G. Mallikarjuna Rao 

Dr. M. Venu 

Testing of Concrete Cubes  0.009  Completed 
19.  SVS Constructions, #9-154, Road No.1, New Gayatri Nagar, Hyderabad-500097.  Dr. G. Mallikarjuna Rao 

Dr. M. Venu 

Testing of Concrete Cubes  0.012  Completed 
20.  G. Shivamma, Bandla Balireddy associates, Gowlidoddi, Hyderabad.  Dr. G. Mallikarjuna Rao  Testing of concrete cubes  0.11  Completed