Material Testing Referral Laboratory


 
 





Name                           :   Ashokkumar Shamrao Mahire

Qualification               :   MSc(Physics) BEd

Designation                :   Scientific Research Officer

Date of Birth               :   27/05/1975

Date of appointment  :   19/04/1999
Nationality                   :   Indian

Languages                  :   Marathi, Hindi, English

Phone no.                    :   0253-2530650
E-Mail                           :   mtdmerinsk@gmail.com
                                          eerlmt.nashikwrd@maharashtra.gov.in


Joining details
:
  • Joined on present position on 10.02.2016

  • Entered in MERI in April-1999

  •  Worked in the capacities of Senior Scientific Assistant(April 1999-2006), Scientific Officer(April 2006-2016) and Scientific Research Officer(Feb 2016 - till date)


Work Experience :

  • Seismological Instrumentation and seismic data analysis

  • Chemical and Physical properties of cement, sand, soil, leached material etc.

  •  Mix-Design of concrete etc.



List Of Personnel

 

.SrNo

Name 

Post 

Educational

Qualification

 

1

A.S.Mahire

Scientific Research Officer

M.Sc.(Physics) B.Ed.

2

M.V.Patil

Assistant Research Officer

DCE

3

Y.G.Bagul

Scientific Officer

B.Sc.(Zoology)

4

D.C.Jadhav

Assistant Engineer Gr.-II

B.E.Civil,M.Tech(Const.Mang.)

5

B.B.Shinde

Assistant Engineer Gr.-II

B.E.Civil

6

M.M.Barde

Sectional Enginreer

DCE

7

D.M.Fartale

Junior Engineer

C.E.A/Professional DCE

8

B.P.Bhoye

Research Assistant

B.Tech (Agri. Engg.)

9

S.A.Patil

Research Assistant

B.Sc.(Chemistry) B.Ed.

10

S.S.Bhamere

Research Assistant

B.Sc.(Chemistry) B.Ed.

11

V.D.Chaudhari

Research Assistant

D.I.E., M.Sc.(Physics) 

12

S.V.Hiwale

Junior Clerk

10th

13

H.S.More

Peon

9th

14

L.V.Rathod

Peon

B.A .D.Ed.

15

H.V.Pathare

Peon 

10th

16

L.L.Gavali

Labour

2nd

17

T.S.Dambale

Labour

7th

18

B.L.Jadhav

Labour

7th

19

P.T.Godhade

Labour

7th

20

G.E.Jadhav

Labour

5th




   

 Technical Committe

   Concrete Hand Book Chapter Committee.

This committee is formed as per instructions of Director General, MERI,Nashik vide       office order no. 5/2012.

II. CE,  CDO, Nashik is the chairman of the committee and Scientific Research officer ,        Material Testing Division is  the Member Secretaryof  this  committee.

III.  Committee has discussed  &  finalized the following chapters. 

i)
 Ready Mix Concrete
ii) Self  Compacting Concrete
iii) Placement of Concrete
These 3 draft chapters had been submitted to Government of  Maharashtra for Approval. 

IV.Out of these chapters 2 chapters has been finalized by Government of Maharashtra.

 

No.

PWD Handbook No.

Name of PWD Handbook

1

40

Ready Mix Concrete

2

41

Placement of Concrete


2)  Colgrout Review Committee.

i) This committee is constituted  as per the instructions of  Director General,   
    MERI, Nashik. vide Office Order No.3, letter No.550, dtd.13-06-2014 of this
    division.

ii) CE, CDO, Nashik is the chairman of the committee and
    Scientific Research officer , Material Testing Referrel Lab  is  the
     Member Secretary of   this  committee.

 3)  Ferro- cements Committee.

i) This Committee is formed vide GR of Govt. of Maharashtra,
    dtd.03-01-2015.

ii) CE, CDO, Nashik is the chairman of the committee and
    Scientific Research officer , Material Testing Referral Lab  is  the
    MemberSecretary of  this committee


 4)  B.I.S. Committee

            Scientific Research officer , Material Testing Referal Lab  is  the
             Member
 of 3 committees of B.I.S.
            a) WRD 09   : -  Dams & Spillways Sectional Committee.
            b) CED 02:1 :-  Cement, Pozzolana & Cement  additives  Sub
                                       sectional
 Committee.
            c) CED 53     :- Concrete Pipe Committee 

         
2.     Special Work

1.Compressive Load testing of Dome Shroud assembly and   Missile launching Plates using 2000 Ton CTM.
·  Dome Shroud assembly is from Advanced Systems
    Laboratory, Ministry of  Defence Research and
    Development Organisation (DRDO), Hydrabad.

·  Axial deflection is measured on Dome Shroud assembly by
    using 15 strain gauges in 2000 Ton CTM lab.
·  Compressive strength Test on Missile launching Plates is
    done by this division.
2. Mix Design of RCC using Fly ash from various Thermal
    Power Station in
 India.
 ·  This study is given by Science and Technical division,
     Government of India.

·    A systematic and thorough study  of mix design of RCC
     using fly ash from five different Thermal Power Stations in
     India was carried at Material Testing, RL, MERI, Nasik.
 3. Compressive strength test is carried out on concrete core
      from Nashik - Trambakeshwar road during SIHANSTH.

  4. On the basis of testing work carried out by this division,
      workshop  on quality control of materials as well as
      training on the same is arranged for Newly recruited
      candidate  from MPSC, candidate from refresher courses
      arranged by META, Nashik and candidates from various
      colleges like KKW, COE, Nashik, Sandeep Foundation
      etc by this division.

Revenue earned in last 5 year


Sr.No

 

Revenue Earned
(in Lakhs)

 

 

 

 

Government

Private

Total Revenue Earned
(in Lakhs)

1

2012-2013

60.25

4.55

64.80

2

2013-2014

51.35

6.57

57.90

3

2014-2015

11.87

65.52

 

18.43

4

2015-2016

39.32

5.78

45.10

5

2016-2017

53.95

5.73

59.68


Research Problem Completed in last 5 year

Sr.No.

Name of Problem

1

Fly ash mission-Mix Design of R.C.C. using fly ash from 5 Thermal Power Stations in
India

2

CWPRS-Adiabatic study for DST

3

Study of Crackless Plastering

4

Study of establishing relationship bet. Strength of masonry and strength of mortar for conventional masonry as well as colgrout masonry.

5

Study of establishing use of fly ash in colgrout masonry

6

Study for use of crushed sand in lieu of natural sand

7

Cracks development in concrete lining to Goshikhurd L.B.C.




Ongoing Research Problem

Sr.No.

Name Of Problem

1

Compatibility of chemical admixture with cement.

2

Ferro cement lining for LBC of Lower Pedhi Project

3

Ferro cement Gutter in Lower Chargad Rehabitated villages.

4

Study of Ferro Cement, Lining for canal.

5

Use of plastic in canal lining construction.

6

Use of steel fibre in concrete.

7

Leakages from inspection gallery and foundation gallery from Temghar Project.

8

Study of leakages proofing (chemical) material available in market to avoid leaching through various dams in Maharashtra.

9

Study of seepage water and leaching materials of Upper Manar Medium project, Nanded.

10

Study of various dams in Maharashtra leaching excess amount of calcium content in leaching.

11

Study of various types of leached material of dams in Maharashtra.


Technical Memorandum (TM) presented in year 2015-2016

Sr.No.

No.    of TM

Name of TM

1

TM/285

Interpretation of Colgrout Masonry core - Test results of Tarli Project, Dist. Satara of quality of construction  work.

2

TM/286

Generating E - Bill on Computer for Testing Charges.

3

TM/287

Compatibility of Chemical Admixture with cement Part 1 : Marsh Cone Test.

4

TM/288

Properties of concrete made from Blending of Natural Sand and Crushed stone sand.

5

TM/289

Calibration report on data compilation of compression testing machines

6

TM/290

Study of Mix Design for High Performance Concrete.


Research Paper presented in year 2015 - 2016

Sr.No.

 

1

Compatibility of Chemical Admixture with Cement Part 1 : Marsh Cone Test

2

Study of Mix  Design for High Performance Concrete.

3

Calibration report on data compilation of compression testing machines.

4

Comparison of Percentage Compressive Strength Gain in 3 days and 7 days of various brands of cement.