First Year

Ph. D. Program

The Institute is recognized as Research Centre by Mumbai University and running Ph.D programs in Civil and Mechanical Engineering. Structural Engineering also comes under Civil Engineering Ph.D program. Presently 7 Ph.D students are enrolled in the department.

Degree Specialization Duration Intake
Doctor of Philosophy [Ph.D] Civil Engineering NA 45

PG Program

The department of Structural Engineering is running a two years M.Tech. (Civil) with structural engineering courses since 1988. The present intake of PG students is 18.

Degree Specialization Duration Intake
Master of Technology [M.Tech.] Structural Engineering 2 Years 18
Programme Educational Objectives for M.Tech. (Civil) with Structural Engineering courses

  1.  Have a successful career in Structural Engineering and allied fields.
  2.  Pursue higher education and research.
  3.  Possess the competency to investigate, analyse and provide solutions to Structural engineering problems.
  4.  Practice their profession with ethics and be socially responsible.
Programme Outcomes for M.Tech. (Civil) with Structural Engineering courses

After successful completion of M.Tech (Structural Engineering) Program, the graduate will have:

  1.  Apply knowledge of science, mathematics and engineering.
  2.  Conduct experimental investigation and interpret the results.
  3.  Design Structural/Civil/allied Engineering systems with realistic constraints keeping focus on socio-economic benefits.
  4.  Work effectively as an individual as well as team member.
  5.  Identify, investigate, analyse and formulate safe design for Structural Engineering problems.
  6.  Practice profession with ethics and responsibility.
  7.  Communicate effectively in work environment.
  8.  Recognize the need for lifelong learning to assimilate technological advances.
  9.  Contribute to the solution of contemporary issues for sustainable development.
  10.  Use equipments, techniques, modern engineering tools and software necessary for engineering practice.

UG Program

The department of Structural Engineering is engaging structural engineering subjects in the civil engineering courses. The inter-disciplinary subjects taught by the department are Engineering Mechanics, Strength of Materials, structural Analysis I & II ,Concrete Technology, Design and drawing of Steel Structures, Theory of Reinforced and Pre-stressed concrete, Limit State Method for Reinforced Concrete Structures, Advanced Structural Analysis, Structural Dynamics, Earthquake Engineering, Design and drawing of RC structures, Mathematics subjects, Applied Physics, Applied Chemistry, Communication Skills, Presentation and Communication Techniques.

Vision

To build a reputed department that will produce competent, committed and socially responsible professionals.

Mission

· To impart knowledge in Civil engineering and allied fields through a dynamic curriculum.

· To promote commitment towards excellence.

· To create awareness about and encourage socially responsible Civil engineering practices.

About Us

Structural Engineering Department is part of the college since its inception. Later on Mathematics and Communication Skills, Physics and Chemistry faculties are also attached to the Department. The department is growing continuously over the years. Besides high quality teaching at both UG and PG levels, the department is actively involved in material testing and consultancy works. Department has well equipped laboratories as per the curriculum needs. Department is also running value added training courses like STAAD-Pro, ETAB etc., so as to create better opportunities for the students in their campus placement. The department with its highly qualified and experienced faculty continues to maintain and cultivate its strong links with the industry and academic institutions within the country.

PG Program

The department of Structural Engineering is running a two years M.E. Civil Course with structural engineering subjects aided by the AICTE since 1988. The present intake of PG students is 18.

Academic Programme Specialization Duration Intake
Master of Technology [M.Tech.]

Structural Engineering

Two Years

18

Ph.D. Program

The Institute is recognized as Research Centre by Mumbai University and running Ph.D programs in Civil and Mechanical Engineering. Structural Engineering also comes under Civil Engineering Ph.D program. Presently 7 Ph.D students are enrolled in the department.

Academic Programme Specialization Duration Intake
Doctor of Philosophy [Ph.D]

Civil Engineering

NA

45

Teaching Staff

Co-ordinators

1) DR. M. M. MURUDI

Professor ,Vice Principal
28 years of Teaching Experience
Research Area : Structural dynamics Earthquake Engineering Concrete technology Repairs and Rehabilitation
Email : m_murudi@spce.ac.in
Ext.: 230
Regular Faculty

1)DR.SHYAMLEE SOLANKI

Assistant Professor
19 years of Teaching Experience
Research Area : Communication skills
Email : s_solanki@spce.ac.in
Ext.: 206

2) MR. S. G.BAROT

Assistant Professor
18 years of Teaching Experience
Research Area : Mathematics
Email : s_barot@spce.ac.in
Ext.: 235

3) MR. V. I. SHARMA

Assistant Professor
16 years of Teaching Experience
Research Area : Mathematics
Email : v_sharma@spce.ac.in
Ext.: 235

4) MS. DIVYA T.A.

Assistant Professor
08 years of Teaching Experience
Research Area : Applied Physics
Email : divya.vishnu@spce.ac.in
Ext.: 215

5) DR. JAYRAM V. GHOLAVE

Assistant Professor(Applied Chemistry)
01 year of Teaching Experience, 3 year of Industry Experience
Research Area : Separation Science & Technology
Email : jayram_gholave@spce.ac.in
Ext.: 259

Supporting Staff

Supporting Staff

Mr. S. S. BHAVE, SENIOR TECHNICAL ASSISTANT

Mr. S. S. GAIKWAD, LAB. ATTENDENT

Ms. PRIYANKA AMBELKAR, CLERK

Mr. SANDIP R. KUTE, JUNIOR CLERK

Mr. S. M. LAVATE, LAB ATTENDANT

Mr. RAMESH MOTI SOLANKI, LAB. ATTENDENT

Mr. MAHADEO K. JAITAPKAR, LAB. ATTENDENT

Mr. SURESH R. DHURIYA, HAMAL

Mr. BRIJESH DHURIYA, HAMAL

Mr. P. S. CHAVAN, HAMAL

Mr. G. B. RAJBHAR, HAMAL

Industry Institute Interaction

The department has organized guest lectures from Industry experts on special topics and also industrial visit for the benefit of UG and PG students. These lectures create awareness about the latest development in the technology. The details of guest lectures and industry visits orgnised are given below.

  1.  Shri. Uttam Bhandare, from RMC Readymix (India) (A Division of Prism Cement Limited) ‘Readymixed Concrete for Quality, Speed & Economy of Civil Engineering Structures’ on 10th April 2015.
  2.  Dr. Mangeswh Joshi, from (Director, Sanrachana Consultancy, Mumbai) “ Retrofitting of concrete structures” on 26th October, 2015.
  3.  Mr. Vikas Rane from (AFCONS), “Precast Construction in Bridges” on 05th February, 2016.
  4.  Mr. Naseem Mohd. from (Thornton Tomasetti) “ Design of RC High Rise Building” on 03rd March, 2016.
  5.  Mr. Manish Mokal from (Gammon India), “ New Trends in Concrete Technology” on 04th March, 2016.
  6.  Mr. Umesh Dhargalkar & Mr. Laxmikant Umarji from (Technoesis), Opportunities in Civil Engineering” on 4th March, 2016.
  7.  Mr. Aniruddha Chande from (Gammon India) “ Bridge Engineering- An Industrial outlook” on 10th March, 2016.
  8.  Mr. Uttam Bhandare from (RMc Readymix (India) “Ready mix Concrete For Quality, Speed & Economy of Civil Engineering Structures”on 11th March, 2016.
  9.  Dr. C.S. Unnikrishnan on “Gravitational waves: the new wave in Physics, Astronomy and Technology” on 29/04/2016.
  1.  An Industrial visit to RMC plant of Readymix (India) (A Division of Prism Cement Limited) was organised on April 11, 2015.
  2.  An Industrial visit to RMC plant of Readymix (India) (A Division of Prism Cement Limited) was organised on March 12, 2016.

Courses Conducted

Software Training Programme for B.Tech. & M.Tech students

· Software Training Programme in ETABS for B.Tech (Civil) and M.Tech students

· Software Training Programme in STAAD PRO for B.Tech (Civil) and M.Tech students

· Software Training Programme in ANSYS for M.Tech students

Workshop/STTP Conducted

· Two Days Workshop on “Corrosion in RCC & Steel Structures - Fundamentals, Assessment, Protection & Repairs Strategy” on 6th& 7th March, 2014.

· 5 days STTP on “Inter Personal Skills & Time Management” from 30th June to 4th July, 2014 under TEQIP.

· Two days workshop on “Technical aspects in design and construction of bridges” on 22nd& 23rd April, 2016 under TEQIP

Research and Publications

The faculty members are carrying out valuable research work and published the research work in reputed national and international journals as given below.

Year Number of publications
2012-13 06
2013-14 01
2014-15 02
2015-16 01
Facilities in Laboratory (Under TEQIP)
  • Laboratories are used by students for their projects and meeting academic requirement for the Projects.

  • Material Testing and Concrete Technology Lab, Structural Dynamics Lab, NDT Lab, Departmental Computer Centre and Engineering Mechanics Lab have been modernised with latest equipments utilising TEQIP funds, which are very useful for academic and research works.

  • New NDT laboratory has been developed with state of art facility utilising TEQIP funds. With this laboratory, new methods of non destructive testing are being demonstrated to the students and it is also used to undertake consultancy projects.

  • Latest soft ware ETABS for analysis which is procured from TEQIP funds and is very much useful for PG students for their projects. This software is also extensively used for consultancy works like proof checking of buildings through which significant revenue is generated.

  • Some of the laboratories are extensively used for research and consultancy works which earn significant revenue to the institute.
  • PG Projects

    NAME Project Title (Batch 2014-15)

    1

    Aparna Pandurang Kante

    Analysis of Cold-formed Steel Racking System

    2

    Rajkumar P. Deshmukh

    Experimental Investigation of Mechanical and durability

    3

    Bhavesh C. Raisoni

    Evaluation of Response Reduction Factor and Seismic Response of Gravity Columns for flat plate buildings

    4

    Aniruddha A. Pinjarkar

    Pushover Analysis of RCC Multi-Storied Rehabilitated Building

    5

    Alok Bhaktiram Rathod

    Use of Ultrafine Flyash and Ultrafine GGBS for High Performance Concrete

    6

    Aditya Sunil Patil

    Shape Effects on Wind Induced Response of Tall Buildings

    7

    Mohammed Vohra

    Rocking Isolation of Tall Structures

    8

    Jitesh D. Behar

    Structural Analysis of Composite Laminate Plate

    9

    Sameer J. Suthar

    Tuned Liquid Dampers for Seismic Response Control of Multi-Storied Structures

    10

    Rakesh Bahiram

    Experimental Study on Flexural Behaviour of Basalt FRP Rebar Reinforced Concrete Beam

    11

    Nilesh Prakash Bhosale

    Design of Continuous Prestressed Bridge

    12

    Chaitanya Karnik

    Parametric Analysis, Design and Detailing of a full span I beam Bridge Launching Girder

    13

    Kamal Ayyanna

    Seismic Performance comparison of vertically irregular buildings with and without shear wall

    14

    Vikram Jadhav

    Behaviour of reinforced and unreinforced circular concrete columns retrofitted by microconcrete and CFRP

    15

    Pratiksha Poojary

    Analysis and design of unbondedpretensioned rocking bridge columns for seismic regions

    16

    Bhagyesh Nayar

    Comparison of fixity of pile using P-y curves, IS code and Vesic's spring theory

    17

    Rohit Katkamwar

    Improving performance of concrete by various composites

    Sr. No. Name of the student Project Title (Batch 2013-14)
    1 AHMED HUZAIFA JAWEED AHMED “ ANALYSIS OF RC HIGH RISE BUILDING FOR DEFORMATION CONTROL”
    2 AGRAWAL AMAN AKHILESH “ TIME AND COST ANALYSIS OF COMMERCIAL BUILDING USING CONVENTIONAL AND HYBRID CONSTRUCTION”
    3 ALAT RASIKA ARUN “ SEISMIC AND STABILITY ANALYSIS OF GRAVITY DAM”
    4 BAGARIA SAAHIL SANDEEP “ ANALYSIS AND DESIGN OF HYPERBOLIC NATURAL DRAUGHT COOLING TOWERS”
    5 BHATI AKIF IQBAL HUSSAIN “ DESIGN OF TRUSSES FOR INDUSTRIAL BUILDING : A COMPARATIVE STUDY USING CONVENTIONAL STEEL & TUBULAR STEEL SECTION”
    6 CHIKHALEKAR DHANANJAY ARUN “ COMPARATIVE STUDY ON RC FRAME WITH FIXED BASE, BASE ISOLATED RC FRAME AND RC FRAME WITH VISCOUS DAMPER”
    7 CHINTAWAR SHREYA SHASHIKANT “ SEISMIC PERFORMANCE EVALUATION OF ECCENTRICALLY BRACED FRAME USING PBPD METHOD”
    8 JAIN NISHANT DEVENDRAKUMAR “ DESIGN OF INTERCHANGE SPAN HORIZONTALLY CURVED IN PLAN”
    9 KARNIK RUCHIRA MILIND “COMPARATIVE ANALYSIS OF LATERAL LOAD RESISTING SYSTEMS FOR A MULTISTORIED STEEL OFFICE BUILDING ”
    10 KHADE PAWAN GOVARDHAN “ EFFECT OF GROUND MOTION DURATION ON COLLAPSE CAPACITY OF STRUCTURES”
    11 MAHANT SACHIN DHIRAJ “PLATE GIRDER, A COMPARATIVE STUDY USING LIMIT STATE MEHOD AND WORKING STRESS METHOD ”
    12 MULLA MAHAMAD AZRUDDIN GAPHUR “ ANALYSIS OF STEEL CHIMNEY AND RCC CHIMNEY BY IS CODE AND CFD”
    13 MURUDKAR MAHESH SHIVANAND “ COMPARATIVE STUDY: DESIGN OF BRIDGE SUBSTRUCTURE BY LSM AND WSM”
    14 PASHINE MAYURESH RAMAKANT “ ANALYSIS OF POST-TENSIONED FLAT SLAB IN EARTHQUAKE PRONE AREA”
    15 PATIL SURAJKUMAR PRAKASH “ A COMPARATIVE STUDY BETWEEN PERFORMANCE BASED DESIGN AND DESIGN BY IRC 6 : 2000, IRC 18: 2000 & IRC 21:2000 FOR CONTINUOUS CONCRETE MULTI-SPAN BRIDGE”
    16 SHAHARE MRUNALINI YADAORAO “COMPARATIVE STUDY OF DESIGN OF BRIDGE SUPER-STRUCTURE USING IRC 18: 2000, IRC 21: 2000 AND IRC 112: 2011”
    17 UBALE NITESH ANANT “ COMPARATIVE STUDY OF RCC SHEAR WALL AND STEEL PLATE SHEAR WALL IN MULTISTOREY FRAME BUILDING”
    18 WAGH NITESH RAJENDRA “ SEISMIC PERFORMANCE EVALUATION OF SPECIAL TRUSS MOMENT FRAMES USING PBPD METHOD”
    Sr. No. Name of the student Project Title (Batch 2012-13)

    1

    Karnani Damodar T.

    DESIGN AND ANALSIS OF CABLE MEMBRANE STRUCTURES

    2

    Kolge Pratik Ramesh

    “ BEHAVIOUR OF STEEL STRUCTURE UNDER THE EFFECT OF BLAST LOADING”

    3

    Manoj C. Karlekar

    “ EFFECT OF SLOPE BOTTOM TLD ON RESPOSNSE OF A SDOF SYSTEM

    4

    Rahul Chandrashekar

    DESIGN AND ANALYSIS OF STRESS RIBBON BRIDGES

    5

    Ajit Vijay Deshpande

    WIND ANALYSIS OF HIGH RISE STRUCTURES USING CFD

    6

    Amey Prashant Raj

    ANALYSIS OF G + 42 RCC STRUCTURE USING VISCOELASTIC DAMPER”

    7

    Aniruddha Chande

    “ LIMIT STATE DESIGN OF BRIDGE GIRDERS USING IRC 112:2011- DESIGN AIDS”

    8

    Jagannath H. Pandit

    “ STUDY OF SEISMIC BEHAVIOUR AND DESIGN OF RC INTZE TANK USING DIKFFERENT EARTHQUAKE CHARACTERISTICS”

    9

    Khambe Rupesh J.

    “ BASE ISOLATION OF STRUCTURES”

    10

    Khan A. W. A. G.

    “CONSTRUCTION STAGE ANALYSIS OF A CABLE STAYED BRIDGE (CASE STUDY – SIGNATURE BRIDGE”

    11

    Khan Abdulla K. A.

    “ EXPERIMENTAL STUDY OF BEHAVIOUR OF STEEL BARE AND BRACED UNDER BASE EXCITATION”

    12

    Mikhil M. Manapure

    “EXPERIMENTAL WORK ON CORRELATION OF CORE COMPRESSIVE STRENGTH OF HIGH GRADE CONCRETE WITH CUBE COMPRESSIVE STENGTH

    13

    Prasad H. Chakor

    “ COMPARITIVE DESIGH OF CIRCULAR ELEVATED SERVICE RESERVOIR USING WORKING STRESS METHOD AND LIMIT STATE METHOD”

    14

    Prasad P.Juikar

    “ FINITE ELEMENT ANALYSIS OF TRANSFER GIRDER IN TALL BUILDING”

    15

    Saurabh R. Prabhudesai

    “ BEHAVIOUR OF STEEL STRUCTURE UNDER THE EFFECT OF FIRE LOADING”

    16

    Shruti D. Murumkar

    “TRANSMISSION LINE TOWERS USING HOT ROLLED SECTIONS AND COLD FORMED SECTIONS”

    17

    Vilas K. Bhuwad

    “ SEISMIC EVALUATION AND RETROFITTING OF REINFKORCED CONCRETE STRUCTURES

    18

    Yogesh D. Pandya

    “ EXPERIMENTAL STUDY ON BEHAVIOUR OF STEEL FIBER REINFORCED CONCRETE”

    Contact Us

    Dr. A. A. Bage

    Head, Department of Structural Engineering

    Sardar Patel College of Engineering
    Munshi Nagar, Andheri(W), Mumbai 400 058
    Email : hod_sed@spce.ac.in
    Phone: 022 - 26289777 Ext.: 230

    Testing & Consultancy

    Major Projects Undertaken:

    • Concrete mix design including higher grade concrete using accelerated curing technique
    • Testing of paver blocks
    • Polymer modified mortar – specimen preparation and testing
    • Load tests on beams and slabs including manhole covers
    • Rebound Hammer and Ultrasonic Pulse Velocity test on Concrete
    • Calibration of Compression testing Machines
    • Chloride and sulphate content of cement mortar and concrete
    • Permeability test of cement mortar and concrete

    Major Consultancy Projects Undertaken:

    • Design of machine foundations.
    • Analysis and design of structures using STAAD/ETABS
    • Stability assessment of dilapidated buildings in Mumbai as well as outside,Mira Bhayander Municipal Corporation area and SRA buildings etc.
    • Instrumentation to bridge over Ganga river at Patna during external prestressing of bridge girders.
    • Assessment of dynamic characteristics of vibration damper at Nasik.
    • Vibration analysis of Reliance Transformer Machine roomNDT on Chopan Bridge near Varanasi.
    • Instrumentation to bridge over Tapti river near Jalagaon.

    The department generates significant revenue from Testing & Consultancy Works as given below. The equipments procured under TEQIP are also useful for Testing & Consultancy Works.

    Year Testing &Consultancy Amount in Rupees

    AY 2012-13

    67,49,852/-

    AY 2013-14

    73,80,275/-

    AY 2014-15

    87,43,230/-

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