G Sarangapani, PhD

Professor

Department of Civil Engineering

Email: gsp.nie@gmail.com
Phone No: 9343830741
About Me: Undergraduate
  • Design of RCC Structures
  • Fundamentals of Structural Analysis
  • Analysis of Indeterminate Structures
  • Fundamentals of RC Design
  • Design of RC Structures
  • Design and Detailing of Steel Structure
  • Matrix Method of Structural Analysis
  • Alternative Building Material & Technology
Post-graduate
  • Theory of Elasticity
  • Finite Element Analysis
  • PhD - Structures
  • Officer In-charge of Concrete and Highway Materials Testing Lab
  • Coordinator for the structure team for design of Golden Jubilee Complex, NIE, Mysore.
  • Coordinator for conducting VTU State level Tennis Tournament
  • Founder member of Center for Appropriate Rural Technology
  • Staff advisor of Civil Engineering Association
  • Member of core group for short term course on Practical Approach to Design of Reinforced Concrete Structures – 1996.
  • Officer in-charge, Survey Lab
  • Head of the department from 2013 to 2015
  • Member Secretary, Examination Review committee
  • Chairman, Hostel Advisory Committee, NIE Hostels
  • Chairman, BOS, Dept. of Civil, NIE
  • Chairman, BOE, Dept. of Civil, NIE
  • Member, NIE NBA Committee
  • Member, NIRF Committee
  • Member, Infrastructure
  • Chairman, TPAC
  • Hostel Warden
  • Member of Department Council
  • Symposium Coordinator, International Symposium conducted by Civil Dept. on AAKAR, August 2018
UGC Project:
  • Alternative foundation for residential buildings - Rs. 2.52 lakhs (2001-2005)
KSCST Students Project:
  • Effect of joint thickness on the strength of stability of stabilized – mud block masonry and brick masonry using 2:1:6 soil cement sand mortar - Rs. 1500 (1991-92)
  • Studies on strength of stabilized mud block masonry using soil-cement sand mortar Rs. 1200 (1991-92)
  • Studies on strength of brick masonry using soil, cement quarry dust mortar - Rs. 1200 (1991-92)
  • Studies on the strength of brick masonry using mud mortar - Rs.1100 (1991)
PhD Guided:
  • Structural characteristics of masonry units, mortar and masonry
  • Studies on the behavior of laterite block masonry arches and plain cement concrete arches
M.Sc. Guided:
  • Behavior of brick masonry
 
  • Member of the design team for the construction of various building at NIE, Honored on 10th April 2011 at Sri. Shankaracharya Bhavan NIEIT, Mysore
  • Honored by NIEMC & Teachers Association, NIE, in 2013
  • Honored by Rotary Club & Swami Nirmalanandanatha Pontiff Adichunchungiri mutt on 2014
  • Got felicitated by Arasu Jagruthi Academy as 'Dhwani Kotta Dhani' on 21st August 2018
  • Felicitated by MRIT on 27th September 2018 on the occasion of Engineer’s day
  • Honored by Contractors Association of Mysore in 2019
  • Published a paper on ‘Brick Mortar Bond & Masonry Compressive Strength’, Journal of Materials in Civil Engg., ASCE, Mar – April 2005, Vol. 17. (IJ)
  • Compressive Strength and Shear Bond Strength of Stone Mansonry’, Prisms, G Sarangapani, G Ravi, and S A Sajid, MAST 2004, NIT, Warangal, January 2004. (NC)
  • ‘Behaviour of P.P.S.C Beams Under Cycle Loading’, S N Sinha and G, Sarangapani, IABSE Pcc 89 (NJ)
  • ‘Water Loss from Fresh Mortars and Bond Strength Development in Low Strength Masonry’, G Sarangapani and B V V Reddy, Groot, Masonry International, Winter 2002 (IJ)
  • ‘Structural Characteristics of Bricks Mortar and Masonry’, G. Sarangapani, B V V Reddy, K S Jagadish, Journal of Structural Engineering, SERC, July 2002. (NJ)
  • ‘Studies on the Strength of Brick Masonry in Mud Mortar’, Dr. G Sarangapani, IV ISSM, IIT Madras, 1992. (IC)
  • ‘Suitability of Soils in and around Mysore for the Production Soil Cement Blocks’, Dr. G Sarangapani, VI ISSM 2000, IISc, Bangalore. (IC)
  • ‘Compressive Strength and Geological Characteristics of Natural Building Stones’, G Sarangapani and S.A. Sajid VI ISSM 2000, IISc. Bangalore. (IC)
  • ‘Use of Stone Masonry Arches in Foundations’, G. Sarangapani and G. S. Suresh NWABM, IISc, Bangalore, Jan 2002 (NC)
  • Strength of Stone Masonry Arches - G. Sarangapani, G. S. Suresh & S. N. Karnik, MAST 2004, NIT, Warangal, January 2004. (NC)
  • Dr. G Sarangapani, Dr. G S Suresh and Dr. G Ravi, 'Studies on Load Carrying Capacity of Brick Arches', National conference on AMCT- 04 on 21st & 22nd May 2004 at SSIT, Tumkur (NC)
  • Suresh Chandra H.S, G. Sarangapani & B.G. Nareshkumar, ‘Shear Bond Strength of Soil – Cement Block Triplets using Earth Based Mortars’, International Symposium on Earthern Structures, ISES- 2007’ from 22nd to 24th August 2007 at IISc., Bangalore (TEQIP). (IC)
  • N.C. Balaji & Dr. G. Sarangapani, ‘Load Carrying Capacity of Brick Masonry Dome in Mud Mortar’, International Symposium on Earthern Structures, ISES-2007’ from 22nd to 24th August 2007 at IISc., Bangalore (TEQIP). (IC)
  • Dr. G Sarangapani has published a paper 'Recent Experiences in the Use of Arches in Foundation', in the Proceedings of Green Concepts in Planning & Building (Buildtech 2008) organised by BAI on 13th & 14th Dec’08 at B.N. Bahadur Institute of Management Science, Manasa Gangotri, Hunsur Road, Mysore. (NC)
  • Ganesh Moghavir, Dr. G Sarangapani, 'Experimental Studies on the Partial Replacement of Sand by Quarry Dust in Plain Cement Concrete for Different Mix Proportions' in International seminar on Emerging trends in Engg. held on 11th July 2012 in Nette (IC)
  • Ganesh Moghavir, Dr. G Sarangapani, 'Experimental Studies on the Load Carrying Capacity of Laterite Block Masonry Arches' in National Conference on Contemporary Civil Engineering Research and Practices (CCERP-2012) held on 20th, 21st April 2012 in Manipal (NC)
  • Naveen C G, Sunil N, Dr. G Sarangapani - 'Bamboo Reinforced Concrete' in International Technical Seminar on Emerging Trends in Construction Technology and Housing for all held on 8th & 9th December 2012. (IC)
  • Dr. B G Naresh Kumar, Dr. G Sarangapani, Suresh Chandra H S - 'Use of Boulder Blocks in Masonry' in International Technical Seminar on Emerging Trends in Construction Technology and Housing for All held on 8th & 9th December 2012. (IC)
  • Suresh Chandra, Dr. G Sarangapani, 'Structural Characteristics of Boulder Blocks' International Journal of Scientific and Engg. Research (IJSER), Feb 2013, Vol 4, Issue 2. (IJ)
  • Dr. G Sarangapani 'Examples of Calculation of Wind Pressure and Forces on Steel Towers' National Seminar on Steel Structures, Steelcon -2013 held on 26 & 27th April 2013 at SJCE, Mysore (NC)
  • Dr. G Sarangapani 'IS Codes Used for Structural Steel' (Article) in National Seminar on Steel Structures, Steelcon - 2013 held on 26 & 27th April 2013 at SJCE, Mysore (NC)
  • G Sarangapani, H S Suresh Chandra and B G Nareshkumar, 'Waste Plastics Concrete Blocks', International Seminar on Sustainable Development, Build Tech -2013 held on 14th & 15th December 2013 at Senate Bhavan, Manasagangothri, Mysore. (IC)
  • G Sarnagapani, H S Suresh Chandra and B G Nareshkumar, 'Waste Plastics Concrete Blocks', Journal of Civil Engineering Technology and Research, ISSN 2349-9575, Vol 2, Issue 1, Jan - June 2014 (IJ)
  • Suresh Chandra, Dr. G Sarangapani, and B G Naresh Kumar ‘Experimental Investigation on the Effect of Replacement of Sand by Quarry Dust in Hollow Concrete Block for Different Mix Proportions’ International Journal of Environmental Science and Development (IJESD), Feb 2014, Vol. 5 Issue No. 1. (IJ)
  • Ganesh Mogaveera and G Sarangapani, ‘Structural Characteristics of Laterite Blocks’, International Journal of Earth Sciences and Engg., Feb 2014, Vol 07 No.01, ISSN 0974-5904. (IJ)
  • Vivek Simha and Dr. G Sarangapani,’ Parametric Studies on Differential Shortening of Vertical Members in High-Rise R.C. Building’, International Journal of Research in Engineering and Applied Science (IMPACT FACOR-5.981) Vol 5, issue 5, May 2015, ISSN 2249-3905. (IJ)
  • Ganesh Mogaveera and G Sarangapani, ‘Studies on the Load Carrying Capacity of Plain Cement Concrete Arches’, International Journal of Earth Sciences and Engineering, Oct 2015, p.p.20103-2107, ISSN 0974-5904, Vol 08, No.05. (IJ) 28.
  • Dr. H S Suresh Chandra and G Sarangapani, ‘Structural Characteristics of Alternative Masonry Units’, International Journal of Advances in Science, Engineering and Technology (IJASEAT), Vol & issue 3,4(Special issue -5) December 2015 (IJ)
  • G Sarangapani, ‘Recent Experiences in the Use of Stone Masonry Arches in Foundations’, Proceedings Volume of National conference on Advanced Trends in Civil Engineering and Sustainable Development (ATCESD-16) Feb 2016. (NC)
  • Ganesha Mogaveera and G Sarangapani, ‘Effective Use of Arches in Construction’, International Journal of Innovative Research in Science, Engineering & Technology, Vol.5, Special Issue 9, May 2016. (IJ)
  • Ganesh Mogaveera and G Sarangapani, ‘Studies on the Load Carrying of Laterite Block Masonry Arches’, International Journal of Civil and Structural Engineering, April 2016, ISSN 0976-4399. (IJ)
  • Dr. H S Suresh Chandra, Dr. G Sarangapani and Dr. B G Naresh Kumar, ‘Water Transport Studies of Some Masonry Units’, Proceedings of Acadecmicsera International Conference, Colombo, Sri Lanka, 15th -16th October 2016, ISBN 978-93-86083-34-0. (IC)
  • G Sarangapani and K Gourav, ‘Compressive Strength of Alternative Concrete Block Masonry Units’, International Conference on Global Civil Engineering Challenges in Sustainable Development & Climate Change 17th & 18th March 2017 organized by Mangalore Institute of Technology & Engineering, Moodbidri (IC)
Books Published
  • PhD thesis – ‘Strength of Brick Masonry’
  • Written an article on 'Boulders Block' in the bulletin published by CART, Aug. 2005
  • Written an article on ‘Suitability of soils for the production of SC Blocks', April 2005
  • Green Book on ‘Alternative Building Materials & Technology’ in association with BAI, Mysore, during November 2007.
  • A system and method for building arches in foundations for buildings