Dr Parivallal S

Contact Details

Dr Parivallal S
Senior Principal Scientist
CSIR-SERC
Taramani, Chennai – 600 113
E-mail: paris(at)serc(dot)res(dot)in
Phone:91 44 22549189
Academic Background
  • Ph.D, Civil Engineering, College of Engineering Guindy, Anna University
  • M.E, Structural Engineering, Government College of Technology, Bharathiar University,  Coimbatore
  • B.E, Civil Engineering, P.S.G. College of Technology, Bharathiar University,  Coimbatore
Professional Background
  • Presently Senior Principal Scientist from 2012
  • R&D Scientist since 1994

Professional Membership

  • Life Member, Indian concrete Institute
  • Life Member, Indian Society for Non-Destructive Testing

Professional Activities

  • Guiding – PhD scholar & M.E. / M.Tech. students
  • Member of Doctoral Committees of Ph. D. Scholars at Anna University
Areas of Scientific Interest
  • Structural Health Monitoring,
  • Experimental and computational Mechanics,
  • Condition assessment of structures,
  • Existing stress / residual stress evaluation
  • Prototype Testing & Evaluation
Awards & Honours
  • Awarded with ‘Smart Technology Development-2007’ award by “Indian Society for Advancement of Materials and Process Engineering (ISAMPE)” for the work carried out on “Smart Sensor Based Remote Structural Health Monitoring for Civil Engineering Applications”
Publications

SCI Journals

  1. Parivallal, S., Ravisankar, K., Nagamani, K. and, Kesavan, K., ‘In situ Stress Assessment in Concrete Structures Under Bi-axial Condition by Trepanning Technique’, Experimental Techniques, Vol. 39, Issue 4, July/August 2015 pp 57-63 (Impact Factor 0.545)
  2. Kesavan, K.Ravisankar, R.Senthil, B.Arunsundaram and S.Parivallal, “FBG sensor technology to interfacial strain measurement in CFRP strengthened concrete beam”, Experimental Techniques, Vol. 39, Issue 5, September/October 2015 pp 21-29 (Impact Factor 0.545)
  3. Kamatchi, P., Balaji Rao, K., Dhayalini, B., Saibabu, S., Parivallal, S., Ravisankar, K. and Nagesh R. Iyer, ‘Long-term prestress loss and camber of box-girder bridge’ ACI Structural Journal, Vol. 111, 2014, pp. 1297 1306 (IF=1.415)*
  4. Kesavan, K.Ravisankar, R.Senthil, B.Arunsundaram and S.Parivallal, “Studies on apparent strain using FBG strain sensors for different structural materials”, Experimental Techniques, Volume 38, Issue 5, September/October 2014, pp 31-38 (IF: 0.583)
  5. Kesavan, K.Ravisankar, R.Senthil and S.Parivallal, “Fiber Bragg Grating sensors for monitoring corrosion of reinforcement in concrete structures” ChemXpress an International Journal, Vol. 5, No.3 , July 2014, pp 75-82
  6. Aditya Kaushik, B.Arunsundaram, Parivallal, A. K. Farvaze Ahmed and K. Ravisankar (2014) “Numerical Studies on the Damage Locating Vector Approach for Damage Detection Using Static Load Data”, Procedia Engineering, Vol. 86, pp.693-700.
  7. Vimal Mohan, S. Parivallal, K. Kesavan, B. Arunsundaram, A. K. Farvaze Ahmed and K. Ravisankar (2014) “Studies on Damage Detection Using Frequency Change Correlation Approach for Health Assessment”, Procedia Engineering, Vol. 86, pp.503-510.
  8. Ravisankar, K., Kesavan, K., Parivallal, S., Arun Sundaram, B. and Ahmed, A.K.F. (2013) ‘Fibre optic sensors as a non-destructive tool for structural monitoring’, Int. J. Forensic Engineering, Vol. 1, Nos. 3/4, pp.260–276.
  9. Srinivas, K. Ramanjaneyulu, K. Saravana Kumar, S. Parivallal, K. Kesavan, K. Ravisankar, N. Lakshmanan and Nagesh R. Iyer, “Evaluation of Longitudinal Force on a Railway Bridge Based on Strain Measurements”, Journal of Experimental Techniques, Society of Experimental Mechanics, USA, Vol. 37, No.1, January-February 2013, pp55-67
  10. Parivallal, K.Kesavan, B.Arun Sundaram, A.K.Farvaze Ahmed and K.Ravisankar, “Structural health monitoring of a prestresses concrete bridge with recent advancements in measurement technology”, International Journal of COMADEM, 15(3), July 2012, PP 39-46.
  11. Kesavan, K., Arun Sundaram, B., Parivallal, S., Farvaze Ahemed, A.K., Biswas, P., Bandyopadhyay, S., Ravisankar, K. and  Dasgupta, K. ” Studies on packaged fiber bragg grating sensor for health monitoring of concrete structures”, International Journal of COMADEM, Volume 14, Issue 4, October 2011, pp 22-29.
  12. Parivallal, S., Ravisankar, K., Nagamani, K. and Kesavan, K., “Core drilling technique for in-situ stress evaluation in concrete structures”, Journal of Experimental Techniques, Society of Experimental Mechanics, USA, Vol. 35, No.4, July-August 2011.
  13. Arun Sundaram, B., Kesavan, K., Parivallal, S. and Ravisankar, K., “Technique for instrumentation and measurement of interfacial strain in FRP strengthened concrete structures using FBG sensors”, Journal of Experimental Techniques, Society of Experimental Mechanics, USA, Vol. 35, No.4, July-August 2011.
  14. Kesavan , K. Ravisankar, S. Parivallal, P. Sreeshylam and S. Sridhar, ” Experimental studies on fiber optic sensors embedded in concrete”, Measurement , Vol 43, Issue 2, February 2010, pp 157-163
  15. Biswas, S. Bandyopadhyay, K. Kesavan, S. Parivallal, B. Arun Sundaram,K. Ravisankar and K. Dasgupta, ” Investigation on packages of fiber Bragg grating for use as embeddable strain sensor in concrete structure”, Sensors and Actuators A: Physical, Volume 157, Issue 1, January 2010, pp 77-83
  16. Sridhar, K. Ravisankar, P. Sreeshylam, S. Parivallal, K. Kesavan and S. G. N. Murthy, “Development of a Real-time Remote Structural Monitoring Scheme for Civil Infrastructural Systems” (SHM)Structural Health Monitoring, Vol 8, No 6, November 2009, pp 509-521
  17. Sreeshylam, P., Ravisankar, K., Parivallal, S., Kesavan, K. and Sridhar, S., ‘Conidtion monitoring of prestressed concrete structures using vibratiung wire sensors’, International Journal of COMADEM (Condition Monitoring and Diagnostic Engineering Management), Vol. 11, No.3, July 2008, pp 46-54
  18. Sridhar, S., Ravisankar, K., Sreeshylam, P., Parivallal, S., Kesavan, K. and Murthy, S.G.N., ‘Remote structural health monitoring of civil infrastructures-recent trends’, International Journal of COMADEM, 11, No.1, January 2008, pp 25-35
  19. Kesavan, K., Ravisankar, K., Parivallal, S., Sreeshylam, P and Sridhar, S., ‘Assessment of Long-term Performance of EFPI Fiber Optic Sensors’ International Journal of COMADEM, Vol.10, No.1, January 2007
  20. Kesavan, K., Ravisankar, K., Parivallal, S. and Sreeshylam, P., ‘Applications of fiber optic sensors for structural health monitoring’, Smart Structures and Systems, An International Journal, Vol.1, No.4, October 2005
  21. Kesavan, K., Ravisankar, K., Parivallal, S. and Sreeshylam, P, ‘Non- destructive evaluation of residual stresses in welded plates using Barkhausen noise technique’, Experimental Techniques, SEM, USA, Vol.29 , No.5, September/October 2005
  22. Parivallal, S., Narayanan, T., Ravisankar, K., Kesavan, K. and Maji, S., ‘Instrumentation and response measurement of a double-lane Bailey Bridge during load test’,  Journal of Strain, UK, Vol. 41, No.1, February 2005
  23. Kesavan, K., Ravisankar, K., Parivallal, S., Sreeshylam, P. and Narayanan, T., ‘A technique for embedding EFPI fiber optic strain sensors in concrete’, Experimental Techniques, SEM, USA, July/August 2004
  24. Kesavan, K., Ravisankar, K., Narayanan, T., Parivallal, S. and Sreeshylam, P., ‘Temperature calibration of EFPI fiber optic strain sensors’, Experimental Techniques, SEM, USA, January/February 2004
  25. Kesavan, K., Ravisankar,K., Narayanan,T., Parivallal, S. and Narayanan,R., ‘Generation of apparent strain calibration curves for stctural materials at  elevated temperature’, Experimental Techniques,  SEM, USA, Vol.23, No.6, Nov-Dec.1999

Reputed Indian Journals

  1. Arun Sundaram, B., Parivallal, S., Kesavan, K., Farvaze Ahmed, A.K., Ravisankar, K., Ramanjaneyulu, K. and Nagesh R.Iyer, “Condition assessment of a prestressed concrete girder and slab bridge for increased axle loadings”, Journal of Scientific and Industrial Research, Vol. 74, November 2015, pp 634-640
  2. Parivallal, S., Ravisankar, K., Kesavan, K. and Arun Sundaram, B., “Evaluation of in-situ stress in concrete structures by core trepanning technique” , The Bridge and Structural Engineer, Journal of the Indian National Group of the International Association for Bridge and Structural Engineering, Vol 45, Issue 2, June 2015
  3. Kamatchi, P., Dhayalini, B.,  Balaji Rao, K., Saibabu, S., Parivallal, S.,  Ravisankar, K., and Nagesh, R.I., (2015) “Estimation of long-term prestress losses of box-girder bridge span using the prestress loss models in Indian and international codes of practices and comparison with field measurements”, The Indian Concrete Journal, Vol. 89, Issue 5 pp.59-68
  4. K Kesavan, B Arun Sundaram, A K Farvaze Ahmed, S Parivallal, P Biswas, S Bandyopadhyay, K Ravisankar, Umesh Tiwari, “Performance assessment of indigenously developed FBG strain sensors under short-term and long-term loadings”, Sadhana: Volume 40, Issue 2 (2015), Page 577-590 (IF : 0.587)
  5. Arun Sundaram, B., Ravisankar, K., Senthil, R. and Parivallal, S., “Wireless sensors for structural health monitoring and damage detection-An overview”, The Masterbuilder, Vol.17, No. 5, May 2015, pp 154-162
  6. Arun Sundaram, B., Ravisankar, K., Senthil, R. and Parivallal, S., “Wireless sensors for structural health monitoring and damage detection techniques”, Current Science, Vol. 104, No. 11, June 2013, pp 1496-1505. (Impact Factor 0.935)
  7. Parivallal, S., Ravisankar, K., and Nagamani, K., “Studies on special strain gage configuration for evaluation of existing stress in concrete structures by hole drilling technique”, Journal of Structural Engineering, Vol.39, No.1, April-May2012 pp.69-76
  8. Sridharan,N., Kesavan, K., Parivallal, S. and Ravisankar, K., ‘Hybrid technique combining photoelasticity and boundary element method for stress analysis’, Journal of Structural Engineering, Vol. 36, No.4, October 2009, pp 287-291.
  9. Sridharan,N., Kesavan, K., Parivallal, S.and Ravisankar, K., ‘Application of strain gage technique for fiber reinforced composite materials’, Journal of Instrument Society of India, Vol. 39, No.2, June 2009, pp 67-70.
  10. Srinivasan, P., Bhaskar, S., Parivallal, S., Kesavan, K., Ravisankar, K., and Venugopal, G., ‘Condition assessment of corrosion damaged approach jetty exposed marine environment –A case study’, Journal of Structural Engineering, Vol.36, No.1, April – May 2009, pp 16-21
  11. Kesavan, K., Ravisankar, K., Parivallal, S. & Sridhar, S., ‘Fibre Bragg Grating (FBG) sensors for health monitoring of civil engineering structures – An Overview’, Journal of Non-Destructive Testing and Evaluation, Vol.6, No.3, December 2007
  12. Kesavan, K., Ravisankar, K., Parivallal, S., Sreeshylam, P. and Sridhar, S., ‘Strain measurement at elevated temperature using electrical resistance strain gages’, Journal of Instrument Society of India, Volo.37, No.4, December 2007, pp 289-286
  13. Ravisankar, K., Kesavan, K., Parivallal, S., Sreeshylam, P and Sridhar, S., ‘Structural Health Monitoring of Concrete Structures’ The Master Builder, Vol.8, No. 11, December 2006
  14. Sreeshylam, P., Ravisankar, K., Parivallal, S., Kesavan, K. and Sridhar, S., ‘Measured long-term prestress losses versus design code estimates’, Journal of Structural Engineering, Vol.32, No.1, April/June 2005
  15. Parivallal, S., Ravisankar, K., Narayanan, T., Kesavan, K. and Sreeshylam, P., ‘Fibre optic sensors for health monitoring of civil engineering structures’, Journal of Structural Engineering, Vol:31, No :1, April 2004
  16. Ravisankar, K., Narayanan, T., Kesavan, K., Parivallal, S. and Narayanan, R., ‘Instrumentation and response measurement of aircraft landing gears during strength test’, Journal of the Aeronautical Society of India, Vol.54, No.4, November 2002
  17. Ravisankar, K., Parivallal, S., Narayanan, T., Kesavan, K. and Narayanan, R., ‘Vibrating wire strain gauges for long-term monitoring of structures’, The Indian Concrete Journal, Vol.75, No.8, August 2001
Patents/Copyrights

Indian patents filed

  • Title of the Patent : Method For In-Situ Stress Assessment In Concrete Structures By Core Drilling

Patent Application No.: 0263DEL2003 dated 10.3.2003

  • Title of the Patent : Hand Held Device For In-Situ Stress Measurement In Concrete Structures

Patent Application No.: 0257DEL2015 dated 27.01.2015