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Geothermal Power Generation

By Suman Dey and Sreenath Janardhanan Geothermal uses energy from the everlasting heat content present in the Earth’s crust to generate electric power and makes it sustainable energy source. The gas emissions released by this power is only a fraction of that of coal fired thermal power plants and makes it environment friendly. Unlike other […]

Futuristic Perspective For Remote Monitoring And Preventive Maintenance.

1. Synopsis Evolving aspirations and needs of general public is compelling development of new age infrastructure wherein “Smart” is an all pervasive expression. In all sectors – be it Energy, Infra , Petrochemical, telecom or manufacturing, elements such as Internet, IOT, IIOT, Automation and Analytics , Big data, predictive analysis are a part of evolving […]

Nuclear Piping –Classification and Stress Analysis

Shivnarayan Pareek Nuclear Safety as defined by International Atomic Energy Agency (IAEA) <sup>[1]</sup> and Atomic Energy Regulatory Board of India (AERB)[2] in their safety guides is – The achievement of proper operating conditions, prevention of accidents or mitigation of accident consequences, resulting in protection of site personnel, the public and the environment from undue radiation […]

Riverfront Development – An Effort to make it a Socio-Interactive Space

Ashish Kapoor Abstract A waterfront of any city is a major avenue for recreation opportunities and open green spaces within city development from an urban perspective. The urban waterfronts in the form of riverfront development, canals / lake front development or even seafront development have been long neglected. These urban forms have undergone a dramatic […]

Market as a Public Space

Shwetha M Nayak, Shrutika Vasant Wandre Abstract: Market places are not only a commercial gathering place but public spaces with flexible spatial and temporal activities. It is a platform to have a communication between people and goods with respect to economic and cultural aspects. They are considered as an engine for growth of the city. […]

Seismic Margin Assessment (SMA) of Safety Critical Piping in Nuclear Power Plants of India.

DSS Subbanna, Shivnarayan Pareek The SMA method has typically been used in other countries for the safety evaluation under seismic conditions of existing nuclear facilities. It considers seismic intensity level which is beyond design basis earthquake events, also referred to as RLEs (Review Level Earthquakes). Regulatory authorities in India have also demanded SMA evaluations for […]

Use High Strength Precast Concrete Spun Piles

Author – Sudesh Shinde Facilitator – Satish Diwakar Abstract High strength precast spun concrete piles have an economical advantage over conventional solid concrete friction piles in terms of quality, Strength and speed of construction. Moreover, these piles are best suited where there is no requirement of high shear and tension resistance and less active aseismic zones […]

Key Management System

By: Aniket Joshi Keys are the one of most important and integral assets of any organization. Most of the organization maintains physical log book for keys taken and return time by the authorized persons for various rooms/ locks/ lockers/ safe rooms/ hazardous areas. Such traditional key management is inefficient, unreliable and makes tracing of keys […]

Pipeline Intrusion Detection

By C Sailaja Pipeline Intrusion Detection (PID) detects for any third party interference, malicious attempts and unauthorised excavation along buried pipeline which pose a major challenge. The pipelines often are routed through remote and hostile territories which run from a few to thousands of kilometers. Generally buried pipelines, especially gas pipelines are identified by the […]

SMART Pole @ Road junctions-Security and Revenue generating Opportunities

By: Upendra S. Joshi, Senior Manager – I&C, TCE SMART city is an emerging and fast growing infrastructure sector initiative by Government of India in collaboration with Urban Local Bodies (ULBs). Primary goal of SMART city mission is to improve livability index of citizens in terms of ensuring HSE (Health, Safety and Environment) standards, balanced […]