Dr. B. Nageswara Rao

Professor
STR 208, Structural Engineering Division
+91 - 44 - 2257 4285 (O), +91 - 9444743191 (Mobile) 
bnrao[at] iitm [dot] ac [dot] [in]

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Research and Consultancy

Details of major sponsored research projects:
  • Experimental and Analytical Studies on Two-Way Hollow Core slabs, 2013-16, Department of Science & Technology (DST)
  • Reliability based optimal design of FBR base raft, 2010-2012, Indira Gandhi Center for Atomic Research
  • Development of extended Finite Element Method (XFEM) Software for Fracture Analysis of Cracks, 2009 to 2011, 2009-11, Board of Research in Nuclear Sciences (BRNS), DAE
  • Simulation of Ballistic Impact on Amour Plates, 2006 to 2008, PXE Balsore
  • Studies on Fatigue Crack Growth Bahaviour under Multi-Axial Stress State, 2006-2010, Indira Gandhi Center for Atomic Research
  • Structural Reliability of Reactor Vault Cooling System, 2005-2007, Indira Gandhi Center for Atomic Research
  • Multiscale fracture analysis of functionally graded materials, 2005-08, Department of Science & Technology (DST) under Fast Track Proposals for Young Scientists scheme
  • Reliability Analysis of Reinforced and Pre-Stressed Concrete Structures, 2005-08, Board of Research in Nuclear Sciences (BRNS), DAE
  • Dynamic fracture analysis of functionally graded materials, 2004-09, IC & SR, IIT Madras
Details of major consultancy projects:
  • Routine testing of pre-stressing strands, Cyclic tension & compression load test on re-bar couplers, Jack calibration
  • Design and certification of spreader beam for unloading Chennai Metro Rail (CMR) rakes, 2013, Namakkal Transport Carries Private Limited, Chennai
  • Design proof checking of steel PEB hanger & foundation, 2012, Vardhman Precision Profiles & Tubes Pvt. Ltd., New Delhi
  • Vetting of Structural Design Calculations & Drawings of 15 MLD Water Treatment Plant at HAL, Sunabeda, Koraput, 2012, Megha Engineering & Infrastructures Limited, Hyderabad
  • Certification of Finite Element Analysis of 55 FT, Quad, Penta Low Bed Trailer & 100 FT, 113 FT Flat Bed Trailer, 2011-12, Namakkal Transport Carries Private Limited, Chennai
  • Proof Checking of Structural Design of PEB Hangar for INS GARUDA, 2010-11, Naval Base, Kochi
  • FEA Validation of Display Booth, 2010, Silicon Valley Auto Components Private Limited, Chennai
  • Assessment of Strength of Dock Floor 1 & Issue of Safety Certificate, 2010, Cochin Shipyard Limited, Cochin
  • Testing of Biaxial Hollow Slab, 2010, Soundarya Decorators Private Limited, Chennai
  • Proof Checking the Design Calculation of Civil Structural Drawing of STP 100 KLD, 2010, Reva Project Engineers, Bangalore 
  • Thermo-Mechanical FEM Analysis of Engine Values, 2007, Rane Engine Values Limited, Chennai
  • Proof-Checking of the Structural Design and Modifications of Building no. 7, BHEL, Bangalore, 2006, BHEL, Bangalore

 

 

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