Research-Civil Engineering Dept

Project Details Conducted by Department of Civil Engineering (2019/20)

Project Topic Student’s Name Supervisors
Fesibility of using crushed limestone to produce cement blocks in nothern province S. Kobithan Mr. L.S.S. Wijewardena
L. Rakulan
V. Panchapikesan
Enhancement the performance of concrete with locally avaailable fly ash for high rise building R. Thivakaran Dr. M.S.T. Priyadarshana
K. Thishanthini
R. Gowthaman
Development of pervious concrete by using bottom ash and investigation of paste content properties with practical applocations. W.A.N. Dilrukshi Dr. M.S.T. Priyadarshana
L.C. Gayathri De Silva
A.S.J.M.U.D. Jayasekara
Making of an artificial wood (Artwood) using sludge of paper pulp and banana fibre. T. Krishna Dr. M.S.T. Priyadarshana
S. Thangaruban Dr. T.L. Pradeep
V.S. Sulakshi
Feasibility of using Expanded Polystyrene Beads for the Production of Lighweight Cement Blocks and Determination of the Optimum Mix Propotion D.C.H. Chandrasena Mr. L.S.S. Wijewardena
M.M. Fayaz Ahamed
K.G.J.K. Kurundumulage
Investigation of feasibility to produce a ceiling sheet from combination of the agricultural wastes and mycelium as a alternative solution for asbestos ceiling sheet L.M.H. Maduranga Dr. M.S.T. Priyadarshana
K.J.J. Karunaratne
W.P.H. Nishan
Design and improvement of the paddiruppu-vellaveli (B 344) Road section S. Premanathan Prof. K.S. Weerasekera
J. Pratheep
T. Kajenthiran
Feasibility of using waste rubber in the making of light weight block A.L.G.T. Gayan Mr. L.S.S. Wijewardena
K.G.T. Chamika
K.K.Lumbini Kekulawala
Investigation of shoreline erosion problem near kahawa area along colombo-galle main road P.L.B. Madhuwanthi Dr. R.S. Ranasinghe
P.H.M. Madushan
H.K.N. Wickramasiri
Development, validation and application of curved based modified sequential law for fatigue life estimation M.A.V.S.G. Meegalla Dr. P.A.K. Karunananda
P.V.D.P.L. saparamadu
I.M.U.I. Wijayarathna
Investigation of sediment dynamics inside oluvil harbour and in adjacent coastal areas N. Nerojan Dr. R.S. Ranasinghe
M.A. Siraj Ali
S. Arulrathan
The behavior of fully encased composite column subjected to  axial load L.B. Chathuranga Dr. T.L. Pradeep
P.A.N. Peris
S.H.I. Chathurani
Investigations on the hydraulic conductivity and physical properties of laterite and water treatment plant sludge as potential landfill capping material in sri lanka W.M.P.P. Bandara Dr. K.M.L.A. Udamulla
M.V.A.N.U. Wickramarathna
K.W.H.M. Keselwaththa
Investigation of  hydraulic character for ancient inlet sluice barrel in Nuwara Wewa Reservoir H.W.G. Harindra Dr. G.N. Paranavithana
J.M.W.S. Jayasundara
W.D.N. Ranasinghe
Production of non load bearing light weight concrete wall panel T.P.V.A. Nimanthaka Dr. T.L. Pradeep
W.G.N. Dharmasena
B.V.N. Samarawickrama
Utilization of construction and demolition waste as gabion filling material E.D.S. Edirisinghe Dr. G.N. Paranavithana
D.P.S.R.  Ratnayaka
T.D. Ruwanthika
Corrosion resistivity evaluation based on type of cement A.K.D. Chathurani Dr. T.L. Pradeep
S.P.A. Maduwanthi
G.M.C. Gunarathna
Use of recycled rubber tire crumbs for waterproofing of lightweight concrete W.D.T.D. Upananda Mr. L.S.S. Wijewardena
W.K.V.De Silva
F. Sabeelurrashad
Assesment & upgrading of steel curve railway bridges in up country with in main line R.P.C Rajapaksha Dr. P.A.K. Karunananda
S.A.M.A.B.A. Senanayaka
A.S.P. Muthukuara
Application of Blended cement mix PET fibre high strength  concrete for structural elements. T.M. Shakeer Dr. M.S.T. Priyadarshana
J.T. Jayawardhana
A.L.M. De Silva
Analysis of Sri Lankan ball clay to use as a liner material in solid waste landfills A.A.K. Lakmal Dr. K.M.L.A. Udamulla
A.M.R. Perera Dr. G.N. Paranavithana
M.A.U.I. Gunawardena
Study of corrosion of commercially available reinforcement in sri lanka by a corrosion accelerated incubator K. Ajith Kumara Dr. P.A.K. Karunananda
V.S. Wijayawardhana
A.L.M. Thasneem
Analyze the effect of reinforcement corrosion based on the proximity to sea G.K.P. Muthumali Dr. T.L. Pradeep
P.V.R.A.M. Wijerathna
G.Y. Madushan
Feasibility Study on Plaster using Different Types of Soil in Sri Lanka P.L.V.S.K. Cooray Dr. M.S.T. Priyadarshana
B.D.V. Mendis
L.N. Muthumali
Laboratary wastewater treatment using clay biochar composites in horizontal flow bio-geo filters S. Niruparan Prof. B.C.L. Athapattu
K. Karthika
Treatment of open dump leachate using sharon-anammox combined process S.C.D.H.W.M.N.S. Hapukotuwa Prof. B.C.L. Athapattu
H.P.D.N. Wijesundara
Concrete performance vs retarder dosage. (Strength, Workability, Setting time, durability etc.) W.M.D. Suraweera Dr. M.S.T. Priyadarshana
W.M.M.K. Waweliyadda
I.G.G. Kaushalya
Optimization of reinforcement for bonded post tension flat system under lateral loads G.L.S. Roshana Mr. D.I. Fernando
I.B.K. Perera
S.S.N. Damayanthi
Develop a water filtration system to remove hardness, fluoride and selected heavy metals using nano composites M.H.S.K. Ranaweera Prof. B.C.L. Athapattu
K.H. Dinusha
Leaching of heavey metals to water from fly ash blended cement concrete in water retaining structures R.K. Kaling Mr. D.I. Fernando
U.M. Gunawardana
M.A. Krishantha
The impact of fineness in M-sand for water retaining structures M.P.C. Gimhan Dr. M.S.T. Priyadarshana
K.K.A.N. Prasangika
K.D.V. Solaman
Empirical estimation of elastic properties of a selected rock M.D.D. Rangana Mr. M.N.C. Samarawickrama
L.R.K. Jayaweera
H.M.K. Kaldera
Development of Gis visualization model for indentification of groundwater recharge and water quality in the kala oya basin W.D.C. Bandara Prof. B.C.L. Athapattu
G.M.H.M. Muhandiram
W.L.G.D. Perera
Recharge source identification using isotope analysis and groundwater flow modeling for wanathawilluwa deep confined aquifer A.C. Galhenage Prof. B.C.L. Athapattu
E.G.S.S. Kumari
A.M.L.U. Kumara
Investigation of circulation patterns behind submerged structures. T.M.P.D.P. Tennakoon Dr. R.S. Ranasinghe
S.A.I.M. Subasinghe
R.G.S.P. Jeewanthi
Stabilizing clayey soil using Fly ash and Lime as a Subgrade soil material in road construction by modifying already available Fine grained soils in Sri Lanka M.A.M.S. Kumara Dr. K.M.L.A. Udamulla
G.KP.K.D. Subasinghe
B.G.K. Imeshani
Investigating the potential to use roof tile waste to develop floor tiles R.M.N.S. Bandara Dr. G.N. Paranavithana
T.L.C. Sanjeewa
H.M.G.J. Bandaranayake

 

Project details conducted by Department of Civil Engineering (2017/18)

Project Topic Student’s Name Supervisors
Soil Based Adsorption Media For Permeable Reactive Barrier To Adsorb Lead (Pb+2) & Cadmium(Cd+2) W.A.R.H. Thilakarathna Dr. G. N. Paranawithana,
A.M.D.C.K. Jayathilake Dr. (Mrs.) L.A. Udamulla
W.D.D.K. Kobbakaduwa
Improvements Of Engineering Properties Of Pervious Concrete Paving Block Produce By Ceramic Tile Waste W.M.E.K. Wijekoon Dr. G. N. Paranawithana,
R.A.I.R. Ranasinghe Dr. P.A.K. Karunanada
K.H.S. Gunarathna
The Assessment Of “Matara Paravi Doowa” Suspension Bridge And Propose To Replace With Precast Concrete Bridge K. Ajith Kumara Mr. D.I. Fernando
K.M.W.S. Kalupahana
G.M.C. Gunarathna
Feasibility Study Of Jacketing To Strengthen Deteriorated Reinforced Concrete Columns R.T.S.R. Kuveju Mr. D.I. Fernando
P.S.K.U. Perera
M.P. Perera
Canal Erosion Protection For Downstream Of Irrigation Structures Using Gabion Lining H.M.E.J.B. Herath Dr. G. N. Paranawithana
H.M.P.S. Karunarathna Mr. DPMB Thibbotuwawa
V. Thawishnee
Comparison Of Steel And Precast Portal Frame Structures In Sri Lanka A.Jesurasa Mr. D.I. Fernando
S. Thusiyanthan
Capacity Check Of The Newly Constructed Flyover At Rajagiriya Junction P.L.B. Madhuwanthi Prof.  K.S. Weerasekera
P.H.M. Madushan
H.K.N. Wickramasiri
Evaluation Of the Impact from Industrial Waste Material as filler in performance of self compacting concrete G.K. Vidanapathirana Dr. Thushara Priyadarshana
H.B.U. Nishajanthani
H.G.P.B. Ariyarathne
Producing General Purpose Concrete Using Waste Materials Removed From Asphalt Concrete Plant And M-Sand Production Unit N. Sabeshkumar Dr. Thushara Priyadarshana
W.S.P. Perera
K.G.G.B. Munasinghe
Effect Of Contractor’s Profit Percentage On The Price Fluctuation Calculated Using CIDA Price Evaluation Formula A.S. Samarakoon Mr. L.S.S. Wijewardena
OUSL-Nawala Centre Origin Pattern Study L.M. Prathapasinghe Prof.  K.S. Weerasekera
G. Nilupa Damayanthi
D.B. Maddumaarachchi
Development Of Ultra-High Performance Concrete Produced With Locally Sourced Materials W.R.M.T.M. Wijekoon Mr. L.S.S. Wijewardena
H.N.T. Peiris Dr. T. Priyadarshana
A.M. Dayananda
The Use Of Recycled Demolished Concrete As Aggregates In Hot Mix Asphalt Paving Mixes S.K.K.D.D. Kodikara Dr. (Mrs.) L.A. Udamulla
E.H.T. Kalhara
M.A. Krishantha
Evaluation Of The Use Of Recycled Construction And Demolished Waste In Road Construction In Sri Lanka R.M.I.E. Rathnayake Dr. (Mrs.) L.A. Udamulla
K.P.C.J. Jayathilake
H.M.G.C.M. Herath
Optimization Of The Production Cost Of Compressed Stabilized Earth Blocks By Partially Replacing Cement With Fly-ash And Determination Of Required Curing Time A.W.M.V. Atigala Mr. L.S.S. Wijewardena
G.G. Dushmantha
W.S.A.N. Fernando
Development Of Sand Column To Enrich The Ground Water Table And To Control Flood Risk In North Central Province W.S. Chathuranga Mr. L.S.S. Wijewardena
W.S.A. De Silva Dr.Ganila Paranavithana
R.G.N.S. Jayasingha
OPTIMIZATION OF ANALYZE AND DESIGN OF A MILD STEEL PURLIN SUITABLE TO WITHSTAND HEAVY ROOFING LOADS IN SRILANKA M. Gobitharshan Mr. D.I. Fernando
S.Parthutharan
STUDY ON REDESIGN OF MINOR FLOOD PROTECTION STRUCTURE AT KAHATAPITIYA, COLOMBO DISTRICT, SRILANKA CUB Gamage DR. P.K.C. DE SILVA
APB Gangani
NP Lakmali
Investigate The Improvements Of Hydraulic Infrastructure In Irrigation Systems Of Kanagarayan Aru River Basin Using Hydrological Model J. Pratheeba Dr. (Mrs.) B.C.L. Athapattu,
S. Janithra Dr. S.S. Sivakumar
Structural Upgrading Existing Railway Turning Tables In Sri Lanka M.T. Pratheepan Dr. P.A.K. Karunanada
T. Hamsathpriyan
Study On Agu Wewa In The Traditional Cascade System D.S. Jayaweera Dr. (Mrs.) B.C.L. Athapattu,
K.M.S. Thilakarathna Dr. G. N. Paranawithana
Feasibility Of M-Sand Use For Buildings V.K. Kalpage Dr. T.L. Pradeep
R.D.N.K. Perera
A.A.C.D. Alahendra
Integrated Leachate Treatment System Using Sequential Treatment, Constructed Wetland And Biochar Embedded Barricades For Karadiyana Open Dump Site Sarangi Madhavi Dr. (Mrs.) B.C.L. Athapattu
B. Dilsharan
Nadeesha Deemantha
Water Resources Assessment Of Downstream Command Area Of Uduwara Reservoir In Badulu Oya S.S.B. Dalumuragama Mr.M.N.C. Samarawickrama,
S.M. Abeygunawardana Dr. G. N. Paranawithana
W.D. V. Kumaradasa
Investigate The Use Of Sludge From Central Waste Water Treatement Plant-Katunayake Export Processing Zone (Cwwtp-Kepz) To Producing Fine Aggregates As An Alternative To The Sand In The Production Of Non Load Bearing Concrete Structures A.C.G. De Silva Mrs. M.N. Tantirimudalige
K.D.S. Sandaruwan
Investigation Of Feasibility Of Recycled Polythene And Plastic Wastes As A Partial Substitution For Sand And Minimizing The Environmental Pollution By Producing Cement Block D.A.I.H. Dampage Mrs. M.N. Tantirimudalige
R.T.T. Premarathne
R.G. Sangar
 Feasibility Study To Use Of High Strength Cement Block Load Bearing Walls Without Columns For Low/Intermediate Rise Building Construction H.A.K. Sanjeewa Dr. T.L. Pradeep
W.G.N. Janaka
A.N.S. Silva
Effect Of Sequential Loading In Fatigue Life Estimation Of Railway Bridges W.M.A.D. Wijethunge Dr. P.A.K. Karunanada
H.K.C.U. Herath
W.S. Madusanka
Recycled Concrete Aggregates For Railway Ballasting R.M.C.T.B. Rathnayake Dr. P.A.K. Karunanada,
N.I.S.D.E.Z. Siriwardhana Dr. (Mrs.) L.A. Udamulla
H.N.N. Kumara
Investigation Of Suitability For Partially Substitution Of Fly Ash For Cement To Produce Cement Blocks And Paving Blocks P.I.D. Rodrigo Mrs. M.N. Tantirimudalige,
J.M. Harshani Mr.M.N.C. Samarawickrama
K.L.A. Sewwandi
Study The Feasibility To Construct Cellular Lightweight Concrete Blocks Using Water Treatment Plant Sludge F.F.H.G. Fernando Prof. DAR Dolage,
K.B.R. Roshan Dr. (Mrs.) L.A. Udamulla
G.A.S. Sewwandi
Develop An Optimum Temporary Support System For Tunnel Excavation: Case Study At Moragahanda-Kaluganga Tunnel Project I.P. Senarathna Mr.M.N.C. Samarawickrama
W.M.S.W.K. Kumburegama
W.A.J. Bandara
Development Of Safe Foundation Models For Coarse Grained Residual Mountain Terrains In Sri Lanka P.G.D.S. Jayawikrama Mr.M.N.C. Samarawickrama,
D.M.H.H. Jayawardana Mr. D.I. Fernando
Development Of Soil Water Characteristic Curve For Soil Samples Obtained From Landslides Prone Areas S.A.G.M. Premarathna Dr. H.G.P.A. Rathnaweera
A Study On Septic Tank Effluent Discharge In The Colombo Regional Centre Area During Wet And Dry Weather Periods W.G.D. Nadeeshan Dr. H.G.P.A. Rathnaweera
Evaluation The Effects Of Recycled Pet Fibers On Properties Of Cellular Cement Block K.A.M.A. Arachchi Prof. T.M. Pallewatta,
P.M. Edirisooriya Mr.D.P.M.B. Thibbotuwawa
K.W.T. Maheshika
Strength Variation Of Concrete When Cement Is Partially Replaced With Ground Rice Husk Ash S. Suthan Prof. D.A.R. Dolage,
K. Arulkumaran Prof. T.M. Pallewatta
A. Nishanthini
ASSESMENT AND INTRODUCTION OF GREEN RATING SYSTEM FOR MINI HYDRO PLANTS IN     SRI LANKA JMWS Jayasundara DR.P.A.K.KARUNANANDA
HWG Harindra
WDN Ranasinghe
Classification of Commonly used Local Timber Species According to BS5268 A.T.S.P. Chandrasekara Prof. TM Pallewatta
E.A.T.N. Edirisinghe Dr. PAK Karunanada
B. Dalinee

 

Project Details conducted by Department of Civil Engineering (2016/17)

Project Topic Student’s Name Supervisors
STANDARDIZING QUALITY CONTROL MECHANISM OF READY MIXED CONCRETE PLANTS TO REDUCE COEFFICIENT OF VARIATION OF STRENGTH WASR Thillekaratne DR.T. PRIYADARSHANA
KPK Madugodage
NBI Prasadini
A STUDY ON STIFFNESS REDUCTION BEHAVIOUR IN REINFORCED CONCRETE COLUMNS UNDER CYCLIC LOADING KAI Perera Dr. T.L. PRADEEP
ASSD Perera
ANS Silva
COMPARISON OF STEEL PORTAL FRAME WITH DIFFERENT MEMBERS AND RC PORTAL FRAME STRUCTURES IN SRILANKA A. Jesurasa MR. D.I. FERNANDO
S.Thushyanthan
OPTIMIZATION OF ANALYZE AND DESIGN OF A MILD STEEL PURLIN SUITABLE TO WITHSTAND HEAVY ROOFING LOADS IN SRILANKA S.Parththuran MR. D.I. FERNANDO
M.Gobitharshan
EVALUATION OF THE IMPACT ON CONCRETE PERFORMANCE WITH COMPOSITE CEMENT AGAINST NORMAL OPC P.P. Rasanka ENG. L.S.S.WIJEWARDENA
M.T.V. Morapitiya
T.N. Rathnayaka
EXPERIMENTAL AND ANALYTICAL STUDY OF CORROSION AND ITS EFFECTS ON STEEL STRUCTURES M.  Sanjeewani DR. P.A.K. KARUNANANDA
D. Kariyapperuma
R. Weeraratne
UNWASHED SEA SAND FOR GENERAL PURPOSE CONCRETE VAN Perera DR. K.M.L.A.UDAMULLA.
WMKWSR Kotandeniya DR.T. PRIYADARSHANA.
DEVELOPING BUILDING STRUCTURE MODEL H Jayawardana MR. D.I. FERNANDO
FOR MOUNTAIN TERRAINS. D Jayawickrama ENG. M.N.C. SAMARAWICKRAMA
STUDY ON REDESIGN OF MINOR FLOOD PROTECTION STRUCTURE AT KAHATAPITIYA, COLOMBO DISTRICT, SRILANKA CUB Gamage DR. P.K.C. DE SILVA
APB Gangani
NP Lakmali
AN ASSESMENT OF GROUND WATER RESERVOIR SAFETY AGAINST FLOOD RISK DUE TO SEISMIC ACTION WITH RESPECT TO THE SHAPE OF THE STRUCTURE DAKS Rupika ENG. L.S.S.WIJEWARDENA
UBC Pushpasiri DR.P.A.K.KARUNANANDA
KMK Kaushalya
AN EXPERIMENTAL STUDY OF THE CRITICAL PROPERTIES OF COMPRESSED STABILIZED CLAY PAVING BLOCKS DC Uyanwatta DR. T. L. PRADEEP
HD Kaluarachchi DR. K.M.L.A.UDAMULLA
KH Thenuwara
ASSESMENT AND INTRODUCTION OF GREEN RATING SYSTEM FOR MINI HYDRO PLANTS IN     SRI LANKA JMWS Jayasundara DR.P.A.K.KARUNANANDA
HWG Harindra
WDN Ranasinghe

 

Project Details conducted by Department of Civil Engineering (2015/16)

Project Topic Student’s Name Supervisors
Design a suitable water supply system to solve the drinking water problem for the Iranaippalai area in Mulathivu District, the Northern Province of Sri Lanka S. Vakeeshan Dr. P. K. C. De Silva
R. Susanthan
Mitigate flood damages by improving old or undeveloped drainage around the Thunmulla Junction L. P. N. Budd Dr. P. K. C. De Silva
U. C. Madushanka
W. H. S. C. Silva
Evaluating the use of Geopolymers in concrete paving blocks D. V. Karunarathne Dr. (Mrs) L. A. Udamulla
K. Arulolipavan
Engineering intervention remedy for development of Urban water: Case
study on a sub basin of Kirulapone Canal
G. C. R. Dayarathne Dr. (Mrs.) B. C. L. Athapattu
G. L. E. P. Perera Dr. P. K. C. De Silva
H. K. M. Perera
Comparative study of steel concrete composite structure with traditional
RCC structures in Sri Lanka
M. F. M. Abdullah () Mr. D. I. Fernando
M. S. Sandaruwan
A. M. Faheer
Investigate economical mix proportion for cement quarry dust mortar for slip form wall construction and promote the slip form wall construction in Sri Lanka I. M. A. T. D. Gunasekara Prof. T. M. Pallewatta
P. N. Gamalath Dr. D. A. R. Dolage
The influence of transverse  reinforcement arrangement on the
ductility of RC members
T. P. S. U. Nanayakkara Dr. T. L. Pradeep
W.M.C.M. Halmillawewa
Assessment and life prediction of high
strength steel bridges in coastal line
T. M. Sanjeewa Dr. P. A. K. Karunananda
O.G.L.K. Karunarathne
H. A. K. M. Madusara
Improvement of suitability of RHA as a
partial substitution for OPC in cement-sand block and concrete when using quality RHA in crushed form
J. T. H. Chathurangani Prof. T. M. Pallewatta
T. Pragash Dr. D. A. R. Dolage
V. Sellathurai
Structural assessment of recent bridge failures and damages in Sri Lanka A. S. Munasinghe Dr. P. A. K. Karunananda
M. W. P. Chathurika
E. G. A. N. Ravindra
Flood management in Kala oya basin
downstream of Kala wewa using
hydrodynamic modelling
N. Arunaruban Dr. (Mrs.) P. S. D. Aluwihare
D. A. S. H. Abeyrathne
Hydrological study to analyze the potential of mini hydropower generation in Atabage oya D. W. N. D. Kumara Dr. (Mrs.) P. S. D. Aluwihare
M. M. Bandusena
An experimental and analytical study of the critical properties of compressed stabilized earth blocks D. P. L. Abeysekara Dr. (Mrs) L. A. Udamulla
D. D. S. L. Fernando Dr. T. L. Pradeep
B. M. Randenigama
The study on durability, cost efficiency, aesthetic appearance and structural strength of the flat slabs with comparing to ordinary beam D. N. Ilayperuma Mr. D. I. Fernando
U. G. M. P. Gamage
G. D. R. Hettiarachchi
Development of an existing rural water
supply scheme for Bulathkohupitiya town
W.M.D.N.K. Wickramasinghe Mr. L.S.S. Wijewardena
T.A.U.S. Sandarapperuma
K. P. H. Gunawardana
Seismic performance of ancient stupas in Sri Lanka P. A. G. W. S. Lokeshwara Mr. L.S.S. Wijewardena
T. N. M. Thilakarathna Dr. P. A. K. Karunananda
The graywater footprint assessment of Kelani river subbasins by evaluating chemical oxygen demand P. A. K. Sameera Dr. (Mrs.) B. C. L. Athapattu
G. L. Jayathunga
H. M. S.S. Sandarekha
Investigation of remedial measures to improve water quality permeates
and concentrates of reverse osmosis (RO) plants in CKDu prevalence areas
T. W. L. R. Thalgaspitiya Dr. (Mrs.) B. C. L. Athapattu
U. L. S. Yasarathne
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