Dr Madheswaran C.K

Contact Details

Dr Madheswaran C.K
Senior Principal Scientist
CSIR-SERC
Taramani, Chennai – 600 113
E-mail: ckm(at)serc(dot)res(dot)in
Phone:91 44 22544845
Academic Background
  • Ph.D,Ocean Engg ,IIT Madras, Chennai, Thesis:”Studies on vibrations due to underwater rock blasting and pile driving”
  • M.Tech, Ocean Engineering, IIT Madras, Chennai
  • B.E,Civil engineering, University of Madras
Professional Background
  • Senior principal scientist, CSIR-Structural Engineering Research Centre, Chennai, 26.4.2011 till date
  • Principal scientist, CSIR-Structural Engineering Research Centre, Chennai, 26.4.2005 to 25.4.2011
  • Senior Scientist,CSIR-Structural Engineering Research Centre, Chennai, 26.4.1999 to  25.4.2005
  • Scientist,CSIR-Structural Engineering Research Centre, Chennai, 26.4.1994 to 25.4.1999
  • Junior Scientist,CSIR-Structural Engineering Research Centre, Chennai, 26.4.1989 to 25.4.1994
Areas of Scientific Interest
  • Dynamic characteristics of  retrofitted  RC frame building with yielding type x-shaped metallic elasto-plastic damper
  • Earthquake-response of  open ground storey reinforced concrete building retrofitted  with and without  yield type X shaped metallic elasto-plastic damper
  • Dynamic characteristics of open ground storey reinforced concrete  building retrofitted with shear wall
Awards & Honours
  • The President of India’s prize for best subject prize is awarded by the institution of Engineers (India) , for the paper entitled”Studies on use of copper slag as replacement material for river sand in building constructions” published in the Journal of the Institution of Engineers(india): Series A, volume 95,2014. The authors are C.K.Madheswaran, P S Ambily , J.K , Dattatreya and N.P.Rajmane. The president of india’s prize awarded on 18 December ,2015 held at 30th indian engineering congress , Guwahati ,2015.
  • The President of India’s prize for best subject prize is awarded by the institution of Engineers (India) , for the paper entitled” Experimental studies on behaviour of reinforced geopolymer concrete beams subjected to monotonic static loading ”. published in the journal  of institution of engineers, India, Series A, Vol.96, issue 2, pp.139-149.June 2015,  The authors are C.K.Madheswaran, P S Ambily , J.K , Dattatreya and G.Ramesh. The president of india’s prize awarded on  16 December ,2016 held at 31th indian engineering congress , Kolkata 700105 ,2016.
  • M. Ramaiah prize for best technical paper during 2014-15 for paper entitled,”Studies on use of copperslag as replacement material for river sand in building constructions “published in Journal of Institution of engineers(India) Series-A, Vol.95,No.3, July – sep 2014, pp.169-177.
  • Certificate of Special Mention under Ramaiah Prize (Best paper ward)Scheme during 1998 and 2000 for

1.      Dharaneepathy, M.V., and Madheswaran, C.KInfluence of stiffener patterns on impact response of steel panels”, Institution of Engineers(India) Journal –CV, V.78. pp.44-48. May 1997.

2.      Experimental and analytical investigations on impact response of clamped grillages, authored by C.K. Madheswaran and M.V. Dharaneepathy and published in the Proc. of Structural Engineering Convention SEC-2000, IIT-Bombay, 5-8 January 2000.

  • Best Paper Award for Sir Arthur cotton memorial prize awarded for the paper Strain-rate effects on constitutive relationships of steel and aluminium”, authored by C.K. Madheswaran , M.V. Dharaneepathy. and N. Anandavalli and published in the Institution of Engineers (civil) Journal, Vol.83, February 2003, pp.225-228.
Publications

International Journals

  1.  Madheswaran, C.K    Natarajan, K   Sundaravadivelu. R. .Boominathan.A.    “Effect of open or concrete-infilled trenches on screening of ground vibration during pile driving”,   Experimental Techniques. Volume.33, issue 2, March/April  2009 , pages 43-51
  2.  Madheswaran, C.K  Sundaravadivelu. R. Boominathan.A.     Natarajan, K ”Response  of berthing structure due to  underwater blasting for rock dredging”,   Experimental Techniques. Volume.33, issue 3, May/June 2009 , pages 61-72
  3.  Meenakshi Sundaram S and Madheswaran C.K, “Wave forces on a single and group of cylinders in response to two wave spectra of same significant wave height”, Journal of Ocean Engineering, Vol.18, No.4, pp 297-315, 1991.
  4. Amar Prakash, Anandavalli, N., Madheswaran C.K. Rajasankar J and Lakshmanan, N. (2011) ‘Three dimensional FE model of stud connected steel-concrete composite girders subjected to monotonic loading”, International Journal of Mechanics and applications, Vol.1,  1, pp. 1-11.DOI:10.5923/j.mechanics:20110101.01.
  5. Amar Prakash, Anandavalli, N., Madheswaran C.K. and Lakshmanan, N. (2012) ‘Modified push-out tests for determining shear strength and stiffness of HSS stud connector-experimental study’, International Journal of Composite Materials, Vol.2,  3, pp. 22-31
  6. Amar Prakash, Anandavalli, N., Madheswaran C.K. and Lakshmanan, N. (2012) “Experimental investigation on flexural behaviour of HSS stud connected steel-concrete composite girders”, Steel and Composite Structures, Vol.13, No.3, pp. 239-258
  7. Amar Prakash, Lakshmanan, N., Anandavalli, N., Madheswaran, C. K., Iyer, N.R. and Rajasankar, J. (2012) ‘A simple technique to determine interface slip of stud connected SCC Girders’, Civil Engineering Dimension, Vol.14, No. 2, pp.110-120 (ISSN1410-9530print/ISSN 1979-570X online) (IF-0.083)
  8. Smitha Gopinath., R., Madheswaran, C.K., Ramachandra Murthy, A., K.. and Nagesh R.Iyer. and Barkavi T., (2013)‘Low and high velocity impact studies on fabric reinforced panels ’, International Journal of CMES (computer modeling in engineering and sciences).Vol.92, No.2., pp.151-172.
  9. Madheswaran C K, Ambily,P.S Lakhsmanan,N Dattatreya,J.K  and  Jaffer sathik,J.K” Shear behaviour of reinforced geopolymer concrete thin webbed T-beams ”. ACI material Journal,  Volume 111, Issue No.1, 2014, January  pp.89-98.(IF:0.826).
  10. Smitha Gopinath, R., Ayashwarya, V., Ramesh Kumar, V., PrabhatRanjan, P., Ramachandra Murthy, A., K. Madheswaran, C.K. and Iyer, N.R., ‘Low velocity impact behaviour of ultra high strength concrete panels’, Sadhana, Indian Academy of Sciences, August 2014, DOI:10.1007/s12046-014-0280-3.
  11. K. Madheswaran and Pinky Merlin Philip, (2014) ‘Experimental and analytical investigations on flexural behavior of retrofitted reinforced concrete beam with geopolymer concrete composites’, International Journal of Material and Mechanical Engineering, Volume 3, Issue 3, August 2014. (DOI: 10.14355/IJMME.2014.0303.02., pp.62-68.

National Journals

  1.  Madheswaran C.K, Dharaneepathy M.V, and Keshava Rao M.N, (1991), “PC-based processing of transient dynamic test data”, Journal of Structural Engineering, 18, No.1, pp.5-13, SERC, Chennai
  2. Dharaneepathy M.V, and Madheswaran C.K, 1994, “Design and development of universal load cell”, Journal of Instrument Society of India, 24, No.1&2.
  3. Dharaneepathy M.V and Madheswaran C.K, 1997, “Influence of stiffener patterns on impact response of steel panels”, Journal of Institution of Engineers, 78, pp 44-48.
  4. Madheswaran C.K and Dharaneepathy M.V, “Shock-resistant Design of steel grillages”, Journal of Institution of Engineers , Vol.82, August 2001, pp 101-104.
  5. Dharaneepathy M.V, Madheswaran C.K and Anandavalli.N, “Strain-rate Effects on Constitutive Relationships of Steel and Aluminium”, Journal of Institution of Engineers , Vol. 83, February 2003, pp.225-228.
  6. Madheswaran C.K, Thandavamoorthy T.S, Natarajan K,  Sundaravadivelu R  and Boominathan A, “Ground and structural vibrations during driving of concrete and steel piles”, Journal of Institution of Engineers  May 8, 2005. pp 28-33. Vol.86
  7. Madheswaran C. K. Sundaravadivelu R, Boominathan A, and Natarajan.K, “Response of ground during pile driving”, Journal of Institution of Engineers, May 8, 2005, pp 22-27, Vol.86.
  8. Madheswaran C.K , Natarajan.K and Amar Prakash, “Strength of shear connectors in steel-concrete composite beams”, Journal of Institution of Engineers, Vol.88, August 28, 2007, pp.14-20.
  9. Madheswaran C.K Natarajan K, Amar Prakash and Anandavalli N, “Experimental studies on behaviour of steel-concrete composites girders subjected to monotonic and cyclic loading”, Vol.89, August 2008, Journal of Institution of Engineers .pp.8-15.
  10. Madheswaran, C.K., Ambily, P.S., Dattatreya, J.K. and Rajamane N.P., ‘Studies on use of copper slag as replacement material for river sand in building construction”, Journal of Institution of Engineers (India), Series –A, Vol.95, No.3, 2014, pp.169-177. DOI:10.1007/s 40030-014-0084-9.
  11. Madheswaran C K, P.S.Ambily, K. Dattatreya, and G. Ramesh,” Experimental studies on  behaviour of reinforced geopolymer concrete beams subjected to monotonic static loading ”. Journal of institution of engineers, India, Series A, Vol.96, issue 2, pp.139-149.June 2015.DOI:10.1007/s40030-015-0115-1.
  12. Madheswaran, C.K,., Gopalakrishnan, N. Prakashvel J, Sathish Kumar, K and Ashmimonisha., ‘Shake table tests of R.C.C framed building  with passive energy dissipation devices’ Journal of structural engineering, SERC, Chennai