Qualification: 
M.E
m_ananthkumar@cb.amrita.edu

Ananth Kumar M. currently serves as Assistant Professor (Sr. Gr.) at the department of Civil Engineering, Amrita School of Engineering, Coimbatore Campus. He pursued his M.E (Structural Engineering) from TCE, Madurai. Ananth is also pursing Ph.D. in Structural Engineering on the topic "Corrosion protection of Rebars in RC structures" from the department of Civil Engineering, Amrita School of Engineering, Coimbatore, India.

Experience

YEAR AFFILIATION
August 2012 – Present Assistant Professor (Sr. Grade)​, Civil Engineering, Amrita School of Engineering, Coimbatore
August 2009 – July 2012 Assistant Professor, Civil Engineering, Amrita School of Engineering, Coimbatore

Technical Skill Asset  

  • ABAQUS, ANSYS, STAAD.PRO.

Innovation in Teaching and Learning

  • 15CVL386: Estimation and Valuation Practice
    • Students were asked to do the presentation on estimation of real time project to understand the concepts more precisely
    • An introductory talk regarding the software ESTIMA was given by industry people to understand the application of software in the subject

Their presentations were evaluated and suggestions were given to improve their estimation skill

Publications

Publication Type: Journal Article

Year of Publication Title

2019

Poornima V., Ananthkumar M., S. Barathi Kumar, and K. Imthiyaz Ahamed, “Suitability of dolomite silica-sand in partial replacement with m- sand for cement mortar”, IOP Conference Series: Materials Science and Engineering, vol. 577, p. 012135, 2019.[Abstract]


One of the significant issues in the construction industry is that the cost of natural sand is expanding quickly and furthermore exhaustion of common assets happens at a quicker rate. To beat this issue we require a feasible material like the natural sand. Despite the fact that M-sand is utilized as a replacement for River sand, it has numerous burdens in view of its angular size and failure to fill the pore spaces. Dolomite-Silica sand is a material which contains silica content and can fill pores in the mortar productively. The principle motivation behind this investigation is to partially supplant M-Sand with Dolomite-Silica Sand to enhance the Masonry Characteristics. Dolomite-Silica sand is blended with M-Sand in fluctuating extents of 30%, 50%, and 70%. Fresh and Hardened mortar tests had been completed. Compressive and Flexural Brick-Bond Masonry tests have likewise been done. Results demonstrate that Dolomite-Silica Sand can be utilized as a partial replacement for M-sand up to 50%.

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