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Dr. Bharadwaj Nanda  [Civil Engineering]

Bharadwaj Nanda
Name : Dr. Bharadwaj Nanda
Designation : Assistant Professor
Phone No. : +91-663-2430591 (O)
Email Id : bnanda_ce@vssut.ac.in
Date of Joining : 18-06-2014
  • Qualification

    B. Tech (CET Bhubaneswar), M. Tech (NIT Rourkela), PHD ( IIT Kharagpur)
  • Specialization

    Structural Engineering
  • Experience

    1. 2014 – Till date: Assistant Professor in Department of Civil Engineering VSSUT, Burla
    2. 2010-2013: Senior Research Fellow in Department of Civil Engineering at IIT Kharagpur.
    3. 2006-2008: Design Engineer in ARKI Techno Consultants (India) Pvt. Ltd., Bhubaneswar
  • Subject Teaching

    Graduate Level

    : Advanced Concrete Design, Estimation and Professional Practice, Civil Engineering Material and Construction , Engineering Drawing, Structural Engineering Lab, Computer Application in Civil Engineering Lab

    Post Graduate Level

    : Advanced Structural Analysis, Earthquake Analysis and Design, CAD Lab
  • Research Area

    1. Structural Health Monitoring
    2. Low Cost Housing
    3. Concrete Retrofitting
    4. Structural Vibration and Control
  • Research Guidance

    Ph. D. Candidates

    : 01

    M. Tech. Candidates

    : 07
  • Awards & Honours

    1.NIL
  • Members of Professional Bodies

    Associate Member of Institution of Engineers (India)
  • Sponsored Projects & Consultancy

    1.Sponsored Research Projects:
    2.FRP shear strengthening of damaged concrete beams subjected to fatigue loading; Funding Agency: UGC- UKIERI. (Co-PI)
    3.Modernization of structural engineering laboratory, Funding Agency: AICTE- MODROB. (Co-PI)
    4.Utilization of coconut fibre as reinforcing material in concrete; Funding Agency: VSSUT- TEQIP. (PI)
    5.Major Consultancy Services:
    6.Vetting of Structural Plan, Design and Detailing of Phase VI And VII, Multi-Storey Residential Apartment at Dumduma, Bhubaneswar; Agency: OSHB, Bhubaneswar; Cost of Consultancy: Rs. 7.3 Lakh. (Co Consultant).
    7.Vetting of Structural Plan and Design of Multi-Storey Residential Building at Angul Town, Agency: OSHB, Bhubaneswar; Cost of Consultancy: Rs. 5.1 Lakh. (Co Consultant).
    8.Vetting of plan and design of Proposed Composite Office Building for SMC & SDA; Agency: SMC, Sambalpur; Cost of Consultancy: Rs. 1 Lakh. (Consultant).
    9.Time motion study of MNREGA projects in Odisha; Agency: PR Department, Govt. of Odisha; Cost of Consultancy: Rs. 7.5 Lakh. (Co Consultant).
    10.Vetting of Structural Design of 28-E Type Qtrs. for Reserve Office at Sambalpur; Agency: OPHWC, Sambalpur; Cost of Consultancy: Rs. 1 Lakh. (Co Consultant).
    11.Vetting of Drawings and Design for Improvement of Water Supply to Burla Town (Balance work); Agency: EE, PH Division, Sambalpur; Cost of Consultancy: Rs. 2.2 Lakh. (Co Consultant).
    12.Vetting of Drawings and Design for Improvement of Water Supply to Padampur Town; Agency: EE, PH Division, Sambalpur; Cost of Consultancy: Rs. 1.9 Lakh. (Co Consultant).
  • Publications

    International Publications

    1.A. Majumdar, B. Nanda, D. Maity, D.K. Maiti; Structural damage detection based on modal parameters using continuous ant colony optimization; Advances in Civil Engineering; Vol. 2014, 2014, Article Id. 174185, pp. 1-14.
    2.B. Nanda, D. Maity, D.K. Maity; Damage assessment from curvature mode shape using unified particle swarm optimization; Structural Engineering and Mechanics; Vol. 52, No. 2, 2014, pp. 307-322.
    3.A. Agarwal, B. Nanda, D. Maity Experimental investigation on chemically treated bamboo reinforced concrete beams and columns; Construction and Building Materials; Vol. 71, 2014, pp. 610-617.
    4.B. Nanda, A. Majumdar, D. Maity, D.K. Maiti; Performance comparison among vibration based indicators in damage identification of structures; Applied Mechanics and Materials; Vol. 592, 2014, pp. 2081-2085.
    5.B. Nanda, D. Maity, D.K. Maity; Modal parameter based inverse approach for structural joint damage assessment using unified particle swarm optimization, Applied Mathematics and Computation; Vol. 242, 2014, pp. 407-422.
    6.B. Nanda, D. Maity, D.K. Maity; Crack assessment in frame structures using modal data and unified particle swarm optimization technique; Advances in Structural Engineering; Vol. 17, No. 5, 2014, pp. 747-768.
    7.B. Nanda, D. Maity, D.K. Maity; Vibration-based structural damage detection technique using particle swarm optimization with incremental swarm size; International Journal of Aeronautical and Space Sciences; Vol. 13, No. 3, 2012, pp. 323-331.

    Conferences

    1.B. Nanda, K.C. Biswal; 2011; Application of Tuned Liquid Damper for Controlling Structural Vibrations Due to Earthquake Excitations; in:The Sixth International Structural Engineering and Construction Conference(ISEC-6); Zurich, Switzerland; June, 21-26.
    2.A. Majumdar, B. Nanda, D. Maity, D.K. Maiti; 2011; Damage Assessment of Frame Structure using Ant Colony Optimization Technique, in: XVII National Seminar on Aerospace Structures (NASAS-2011); Indian Institute of Technology, Kanpur; September,22-24.
    3.B. Nanda, D. Maity, D.K. Maity; 2012; Damage Assessment of Beam Structures from Change in Curvature Mode Shape using Unified Particle Swarm Optimization Technique; in: 4th International Congress on Computational Mechanics and Simulation (ICCMS-2012); Indian Institute of Technology, Hyderabad; December,09-12.
    4.A. Majumdar, B. Nanda, D. Maity, D.K. Maity; 2012; Optimal Sensor Placement for Damage Detection Using Continuous Ant Colony Optimization Technique; in: 4th International Congress on Computational Mechanics and Simulation (ICCMS-2012); Indian Institute of Technology, Hyderabad; December,09-12.
    5.R. Bhushan, B. Nanda, D. Maity, A.K. Samanta; 2014; Structural Damage Assessment using Vibration Data and Hybrid Particle Swarm Gravitational Search Algorithm, in: National Conference on Innovations in Design & Construction of Industrial Structures (IDCIS- 2014); National Institute of Technology, Durgapur; April, 3-5 2014.
    6.Nanda, A. Majumdar, D. Maity, D.K. Maity; 2014; Performance comparison among vibration based indicators in damage identification of structures; in: International Mechanical Engineering Congress (IMEC-2014); National Institute of Technology, Tiruchirappalli; June,13-15.
    7.B. Nanda, K.C. Biswal; 2014; Earthquake induced structural vibration control using tuned liquid damper, in: Recent Advances in Structural Engineering (RACE-2014); Veer SurendraSai University of Technology, Burla; October, 25-26.
    8.B. Nanda, R. Anand, D.K. Maiti; 2014; Frequency based Inverse Damage Assessment Technique using Novel Hybrid Neuro-Particle Swarm Optimization, in: International Conference on Computational Intelligence in Data Mining (ICCIDM-2014); Veer SurendraSai University of Technology, Burla; December, 5-6.
    9.B. Nanda, Jebieshia T.R., D.K. Maiti, D. Maity; 2014; Damage Assessment of Composite Structures from Changes in Natural Frequency using Unified Particle Swarm Optimization, in: 5th International Congress on Computational Mechanics and Simulation (ICCMS-2014); Structural Engineering Research Center, Chennai; December,10-13.
    10.Jebieshia T.R., B. Nanda, D.K. Maiti, D. Maity; 2014; Free Vibration Characteristics and Damage Assessment of Composite Structures, in: International Conference on Theoretical, Applied, Experimental and Computational Mechanics (ICTACEM 2014); Indian Institute of Technology, Kharagpur; December 29-31.
    11.B. Nanda, K.C. Biswal; 2015; Tuned liquid damper for controlling structural vibration: A review, in: Recent Advances in Structural Engineering (RACE-2015); Veer SurendraSai University of Technology, Burla; November, 07-08.
    12.G.R. Patil, K.D. Singh, B. Nanda; 2016; Evaluation of slopped bottom tuned liquid damper for mitigation of dynamic response of structure; in: Structural Engineering Convention (SEC-2016), , CSIR-SERC, Chennai; December, 21-23.
    13.G.R. Patil, K.D. Singh, B. Nanda;2017; A study on sloped bottom tuned liquid damper for controlling dynamic response of buildings, in: 13th International conference on vibration problems (ICOVP); Indian Institute of Technology, Guwahati; November 29– December 02.
    14.S. Upadhyaya, R.K. Panigrahi, B. Nanda, 2018; Experimental analysis of partial replacement of fine aggregate by granite dust in concrete, in: International Conference on Sustainable Construction and Building Materials (SCBM 2018), , National Institute of Technology, Surathkal; June 18-22.

    Workshops

    1.NIL
  • Books/ Chapter Published

    1.B. Nanda, K.C. Biswal; 2011;Application of Tuned Liquid Damper for Controlling Structural Vibrations Due to Earthquake Excitations; in S.O. Cheung, S. Yazdani, N. Ghafoori, A. Singh (Eds.); Modern Methods and Advances in Structural Engineering and Construction; pp. 983-987; Publisher: Research Publishing, Singapore; ISBN: 9810879202.
    2.B. Nanda, A Majumdar, D Maity, DK Maiti; 2014; Performance comparison among vibration based indicators in damage identification of structures; in K.R. Balasubramanian, S.P. Sivapirakasam and R. Anand (Eds.); Dynamics of Machines and Mechanisms, Industrial Research; pp. 2081-2085; Transtech Publications;Zurich, Switzerland; ISBN: 9783038351634.
    3.B. Nanda, T. R. Jebieshia, D. K. Maiti and D.Maity; 2014; Damage Assessment of Composite Structures From Changes in Natural Frequency Using Unified Particle Swarm Optimization; in: N. R. Iyer, G. S. Palani and T. Kant (Eds.); Proceedings ofICCMS 20145thInternational Congress on Computational Mechanics and Simulation; pp. 944-953; Publisher: Research Publishing, Singapore;ISBN: 9789810911393.
    4.B. Nanda, R Anand, DK Maiti; 2015; Frequency Based Inverse Damage Assessment Technique Using Novel Hybrid Neuro-particle Swarm Optimization; in; L. Jain, H. Behera, J. Mandal, D. Mohapatra; Computational Intelligence in Data Mining - Volume 3; pp. 617-626; Publisher: Springer, India; ISBN: 9788132222019.
    5.B. Nanda, K.C. Biswal, A Review on Applications of Tuned Liquid Dampers in Vibration Control; in: C.R. Mohanty, S.K. Panigrahi, Advances in Civil Engineering, pp. 183-200; VSSUT, Burla, ISBN: 9789352356850.
    6.S. Upadhyaya, B. Nanda, R.K. Panigrahi; 2019; Experimental Analysis on Partial Replacement of Fine Aggregate by Granite Dust in Concrete; in: B.B. Das, , N. Neithalath(Eds.); Sustainable Construction and Building Materials; Chapter 31; Publisher: Springer Nature, Singapore; ISBN: 9789811333163
  • Seminar/ Symposia/ Short term Course organized

    1. AICTE QIP sponsored short term course on “Advanced Materials and Techniques for Reinforced Concrete Structures (AMTRCS 2017)” as Co-ordinator.
    2. The international conference on Recent Advances in mechanics and materials (ICRAMM-2017) as Co convenor.
  • Extra Responsibility

    1. Assistant Warden (Anuradha Hall of Residence)
    2. NSS Project Coordinator
    3. Department faculty advisor for Training and Placement
    4. Faculty-in-charge for Concrete Lab
  • Other Informations

    Invited Lectures and Technical Presentations:

    1. Structural design using STAAD Pro;  in: Advances and Innovations in Civil Engineering, 2017
    2. Structural Health Monitoring and Damage Identification using Vibration data and Particle Swarm Optimization; in: Advanced materials and techniques for reinforced concrete structures (AMTRCS), 2017.
    3. Damage Assessment of Aircraft Structures from Limited Vibration Data, at Annual ARDB (structures panel) symposium 2012 held at IIT Madras, May 2013.
    4. Vibration-Based Structural Damage Detection Technique Using Particle Swarm Optimization with Incremental Swarm Size, at Annual ARDB (structures panel) symposium 2012 held at NAL Bangalore, May 2012.
    5. Damage Assessment of Isotropic Beams using Changes in Natural Frequency, at Annual ARDB (structures panel) symposium 2011 held at IIT Madras, May 2011.

    Technical Reports Prepared:

    1. B. Nanda, D. Maity, D.K. Maity; 2014; DamageAssessment of Aircraft Structures from Limited Vibration Data, submitted to: Aeronautics Research and Development Board, New Delhi,
    2. B. Nanda, D. Maity, S. K. Bhattacharyya, B. Adhikari; 2014; Development of Design Methodology for Chemically Treated Bamboo Reinforced Concrete Members for Low Cost Housing, Submitted to: Building Materials and Technology Promotion Council, New Delhi.

    Online Lecture Notes Prepared:

    1. Estimation and Professional Practice, B. Tech (Civil Engineering) 8th Semester; available at: http://www.vssut.ac.in/lecture_notes/lecture1529931425.pdf.
    2. Civil Engineering Materials and Construction; B. Tech (Civil Engineering) 3rd Semester; available at: http://www.vssut.ac.in/lecture_notes/lecture1424085991.pdf. (Joint)

    Concrete Laboratory Manual, B. Tech (Civil Engineering), 3rd Semester, available at: http://www.vssut.ac.in/lecture_notes/lecture1529931604.pdf

  • Address for Communication

    Present Address : 
    Flat No. T3/3E, SamaleswariVatika, Hirakud Road, Remed, Sambalpur, 768006 Odisha, India
      Permanent Address : 
    At/Po: Kalaspur, Via: Bhuinpur, Kendrapara, Odisha, Pin: 754239
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