GRANTS RECEIVED

 

Sponsored research projects

 

 

  1. C S Manohar, Coordinator, Uncertainty analysis of engineering and environmental systems, 2012-2015, Coordinated research project funded by BRNS, Department of Atomic Energy, Government of India; this project has the following components

(a)    Safety and global sensitivity analyses of structures with alternative uncertainty models (Investigators: C S Manohar and M Sekhar).

(b)   Stochastic Modeling of Hydration Process in Concrete: Investigation into Creep and Shrinkage (Investigators: Ananth Ramaswamy, K Sajeev, and C S Manohar).

(c)    Petrographical, Chemical and Computational Studies on Concrete at High Temperature (Investigators: K Sajeev, Ananth Ramaswamy, and C S Manohar).

(d)   Studies on Fatigue Crack Growth in Graphite (Investigators: J M Chandra Kishen and C S Manohar).

(e)    Uncertainty quantification in multiscale analysis of nanocomposite materials (Investigators: Debraj Ghosh and J M Chandra Kishen).

(f)    Stochastic modeling of groundwater flow and contaminanttransport modeling at the proposed uranium tailings pond (Investigators: M Sekhar and C S Manohar).

(g)   Development of probabilistic design and analysis procedures in radioactive waste disposal in NSDF and design of NSDF closure (Investigators: G L Sivakumar Babu and M Sekhar)

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  1. 2012-2013, Development of a video based course on Finite element method for vibration and stability analyses, funded by National Programme on Technology Enhanced Learning (NPTEL).
  2. 2012-2014, Making performance based engineering for fire resistance attainable, United Kingdom-India Education and Research Initiative (UKIERI), Award under the strand of Innovation partnerships, Joint project between University of Edinburgh and IISc (coordinators: Asif Usmani from Edinburgh and C S Manohar from IISc).
  3. C S Manohar and S Venkatesha, 2010-2013, Vibration based condition assessment and reliability analysis of existing structuresí, Funded by BRNS, DAE, Government of India (Rs 28.4 lakhs).
  4. 2007-2010, Fire resistance and repair of earthquake damaged structures, United Kingdom-India Education and Research Initiative (UKIERI) Collaborative Research Awards 2007, Jointly developed with University ofEdinburgh, IIT Roorkee and IISc, Bangalore: Team: Professor Asif Usmani and colleagues from University ofEdinburgh, C S Manohar and Ananth Ramaswamy from IISc, and Professor P Bhargava and colleagues from IIT Roorkee (146000 Pounds). Workshop on Fire Safety Engineering and Structures in Fire, 9-13 August 2010, IISc, Bangalore
  5. C S Manohar, 2010, Development of a video based course on Stochastic Structural Dynamics, funded by National Programme on Technology Enhanced Learning (NPTEL) [Course material including videos, ppt files and assignments available at http://nptel.iitm.ac.in/courses/105108080/].
  6. C S Manohar and V R Sonti, and A R Upadhya, 2005-2009, Modeling of nonlinearity in experimental structural dynamics, Aeronautical Research and Development Board (Rs 17.9 lakhs)
  7. J M Chandra Kishen, Ananth Ramaswamy, C S Manohar and D Roy, Condition monitoring of railway bridges, Funded by Indian Railways (South Central Division), (Rs 74.5 lakhs).
  8. D Roy and C S Manohar, 2004-2007, Development of numerical methods for structural reliability analyses, Funded by Board of Research in Nuclear Studies, Department of Atomic Energy, Government of India (Rs 12.0 lakhs).
  9. C S Manohar and K Venkatraman, Analytical prediction of squeak and rattle noise intensity in a seat belt retractor system, Funded by Delphi Automotive Systems, India, (Rs 9.0 lakhs).
  10. C S Manohar, D Roy, Ananth Ramaswamy, J M Chandra Kishen, K Venkatraman and V R Sonti, B K Raghu Prasad, 2004-2005, Development of real time substructure testing facility, Funded by IISc under Plan Grants, (Rs 64.0 lakhs)
  11. C S Manohar and J M Chandra Kishen, 2002-2006, Seismic Probabilistic Safety Assessment (PSA) of nuclear power plants, Funded by Board of Research in Nuclear Studies, Department of Atomic Energy, Government of India (Rs 16.0 lakhs).
  12. C S Manohar and Ananth Ramaswamy, 2002-2005, Nonlinear earthquake response analysis and structural optimization of secondary piping networks, Funded by Department of Science and Technology, Government of India (Rs 9.78 lakhs).
  13. C S Manohar, 2001-2004, Structural damage detection using vibration data and probabilistic health assessment, Funded by Council for Scientific and Industrial Research, Government of India (Rs 11.8 lakhs).
  14. C S Manohar, and S Venkatesha, Development of experimental setups for earthquake engineering education, Funded by National Program on Earthquake Engineering Education, MHRD, (Rs 4.0 lakhs).
  15. C S Manohar and V R Sonti, 2003-2005, Bayesian updation of finite element sub-structure assemblies using qualification test data, Funded by Indian Space Research Organization-Indian Institute of Science Space Technology Cell, (Rs 5.03 lakhs).
  16. C S Manohar, 1996-1999, Statistical energy analysis of engineering structures, Funded by Department of Science and Technology, Government of India (Rs 6.54 lakhs).
  17. C S Manohar, 1999-2001, Evaluation of coupling loss factor matrix for discretely connected plate assemblies and modeling of vibration energy flow, Funded by Indian Space Research Organization-Indian Institute of Science Space Technology Cell, (Rs 3.74 lakhs).
  18. A Sridharan and C S Manohar, 1994, Investigation of strain fields in zones of recent seismicity in Southern peninsular India, Funded by Council for Scientific and Industrial Research, Government of India (Rs 1.5 lakhs).
  19. R N Iyengar and C S Manohar, 1993-1997, Dynamics of extensible cables, Funded by Department of Science and Technology, Government of India (Rs 9.54 lakhs).

 

Consultancy Projects

 

  1. C S Manohar, Ananth Ramaswamy, Kusala Rajendran, and S Venkatesha, 2016, Vibration problems encountered in the Mfar Holdings buildings: measurement and identification of possible sources, Funded by Mfar Holdings Private Limited, Bangalore (Rs 5.5 lakhs).
  2. J M Chandra Kishen and C S Manohar, 2013, Dynamic analysis of turbo-generator foundation pertaining to the RPCL Thermal Power Project, Funded by Raichur Power Corporation Limited (Rs 9.95 lakhs).
  3. C S Manohar, 2006-2008, Structural Reliability Under Seismic Loads, Funded by Cranes Software India Limited, (Rs 14.9 lakhs).
  4. C S Manohar and K Venkatraman, Dynamic analysis of rotating parts of a turbine, Funded by BHEL, Bhopal (Rs 5.0 lakhs).
  5. C S Manohar and S Venkatesha, 2006, Testing and model validation for simple brackets and lectures on techniques and method used, Funded by EACoE, JWFTC, Bangalore (GE, India) (Rs 2.75 lakhs).
  6. C S Manohar and K Venkatraman, Acoustic vibration of sodium to air heat exchangers, Funded by IGCAR (Rs 3.9 lakhs).
  7. C S Manohar and Kartik Venkatraman, 2002-2004, Vibration response prediction in a flight vehicle, Funded by Environmental Test Laboratory, Regional Research Centre, Hyderabad, Defence R & D Organization, Government of India (Rs 4.83 lakhs).
  8. C S Manohar, D Roy and S Venkatesha, 2005, Environmental vibration survey at the Yashodha hospital, Hyderabad at the proposed site for installing a MRI equipment, Wipro GE Health Care, (Rs 0.75 lakhs).
  9. C S Manohar, 2005, Expert advise and review of Dynamic analysis of Amara Raja battery stack structure for earth quake loading, Client: TCS, Bangalore.
  10. C S Manohar, D Roy, and S Venkatesha, 2006, Environmental vibration survey at the National Centre for Biological Sciences at the proposed site for installing an electronic microscope, Bangalore, (Rs 0.40 lakhs).
  11. C S Manohar, 1998-2000, Seismic evaluation of secondary sodium piping by multiple excitation and determination of critical excitation, 1998-99, funded by Indira Gandhi Centre for Atomic Research, Kalpakkam, Department of Atomic Energy, Government of India (Rs 3.0 lakhs).
  12. C S Manohar and Ananth Ramaswamy, 1996, Dynamical analysis of mechanically launched bridges, Funded by Research and Development Engineers Establishment, Pune,Defence R & D Organization, Government of India (Rs 3.0 lakhs).
  13. C S Manohar, 1997-98, Structural dynamic analysis of remotely piloted vehicles during launch phase, Funded by Aeronautical Development Establishment, Bangalore, Defence R & D Organization, Government of India (Rs 1.5 lakhs).
  14. S Vedula, P P Mujumdar and C S Manohar, Engineering assessment of Pooyankutty hydroelectric project - Stage I, 1997-98, Funded by Kerala State Electricity Board (Rs 3.75 lakhs).
  15. Kartik Venkatraman, C S Manohar and S Gopalakrishnan, 2000, Bearing support stiffness evaluation studies of Kaveri engine, Funded by Gas Turbine Research Establishment, Bangalore, Defence R & D Organization, Government of India (Rs 4.05 lakhs).

 

Continuing Education Programs

 

  1. C S Manohar, 2004, Grant from National Programme on Earthquake Engineering Education, to organize a short-term course on Structural Dynamics in Earthquake Engineering (Rs 2.1 lakhs).
  2. C S Manohar, 2007, Grant from National Programme on Earthquake Engineering Education, to organize a short-term course on Structural System Identification, (Rs 2.1 lakhs).
  3. C S Manohar and S Venkatesha, 2005, Grant from National Programme on Earthquake Engineering Education, to organize a short-term course on Experimental methods in earthquake engineering education, (Rs 2.1 lakhs).
  4. C S Manohar, 2004, Grant from National Programme on Earthquake Engineering Education to organize a one semester long certificate course on Earthquake Engineering (Rs 9.3 lakhs).
  5. C S Manohar, 1997, Grant from All India Council for Technical Education, Nuclear and Defence establishments of India to conduct a short-term course on Probabilistic Structural Mechanics (Rs 1.2 lakhs).