Geopolymer Concrete it’s potential and Applications

Faculty Name:
Dr. N. P. Rajamane, Ex- Deputy Director SERC Chennai. Dr. N. P. Rajamane holds M. Tech (structure) from ITTM, and has done PhD in Geopolymer Concretes. He was founder head for Advance Concrete Research (CACR) at SRM Institute of of Science and technology (2010-2020). He was also the founder and head of Advanced Materials Laboratory CSIR-SERC, Chennai (1973-2010). He has published more than 510 Technical Publications, both in National and International Journals. He has contributed significantly in development/research of Geopolymer Concrete in India. He has been awarded “Outstanding Concrete Technologist” for 2008 by Indian Concrete Institute.

Sustainability of concrete by using blended cements

Faculty Name:
Dr. Ravindra Gettu is currently the Dean for Industrial Consultancy and Sponsored Research, and V.S. Raju Chair Professor, Department of Civil Engineering, at the Indian Institute of Technology Madras, Chennai. He obtained his Ph.D. degree in Structural Engineering from Northwestern University. In 1990, he moved to Barcelona, Spain, and later became the Director of the Structural Technology Laboratory of the Technical University of Catalonia, in Barcelona. He moved back to India in 2004. The areas of research of Dr. Gettu have been fracture mechanics of concrete and rock; nonlinear behaviour of cement-based materials; high strength, fibre reinforced and self compacting concretes; sustainability, and the effective use of chemical admixtures and alternative binders. His research has been funded by public organizations, as well as the construction industry, helping him focus on applied research and technology transfer. He has co-authored close to 500 publications, of which more than 100 are peer-reviewed journal papers. He was honoured for outstanding contributions at the Gettu-Kodur Symposium on Advances in Science & Technology of Concrete, organized by the India Chapter of the American Concrete Institute, Mumbai, in 2018. He was elected as a Fellow of the Indian National Academy of Engineering in 2018. He is the President and Fellow of RILEM, the International Union of Laboratories and Experts in Construction Materials, Structures and Systems, based in France. He was elected as a Foreign Member of the Russian Academy of Engineering in 2019.

Testing of Hardened Concrete with Special Emphasis on NDT

Mr. Ravi Ranade is well known Concrete Technologist from Pune having expertise in concrete testing and injection grouting. Mr Ranade has been requested to cover the latest provisions recently made in IS : 516 and its various parts. In addition, concrete core testing will be covered in details including various corrections to be made before interpreting the strength.

PPT of Concrete Cube Testing NDT 

Requirements of Pumpable Concrete and Horizontal and Vertical Pumping of Concrete

Dr. Prakash Nanthagopalan, Well known person and professor at IIT, Mumbai.

Advances in Concrete Technology and Recent Revision of Indian Standards

The faculty for the webinar is Mr. V.V.Arora. Mr. Arora has recently retired from post of Jt. Director, National Council of Building Materials (NCBM). Mr. Arora has played key role in revision of Indian Standards on cement and concrete. He has also been main spokesman from Indian side on International Standard Organisations (ISO) and has served/serving as convenor on various committees of BIS and IOS responsible for revision of standards. His brief profile is also enclosed.

Expectations of Consumers from RMC Producers

Faculty: Mr. L. K. Jain
"User Expectations from RMC Suppliers" held on December 18,2020  

Chemical Admixtures in Concrete / Present Developments and Futuristic Trends

Faculty: Mr. Sameer Surlakar

The Basics of Cracks in Concrete

Faculty: Mr. C M Dordi

Integrated Production & Technical Controls and CUSUM Analysis - A powerful Business Improvement Tool

Faculty: Mr. Kshemendra nath

The Rheology of Concrete

Faculty: Dr. Manu Santhanam

Hot and Cold Weather Concreting

Faculty: Mr. Manish Mokal
Temperature Control of Concrete 

Important Aspect of Concrete Pumping

Faculty:Mr. C M Dordi

3D Concrete Prining Technology

Faculty:Mr. Anuj Maheshwari

Quality Control and Standardisation in Production of Concrete

Faculty: Mr. Vijay Kulkarni