Rathnavel Pon

Rathnavel Pon
Akshaya College of Engineering & Technology · Civil Engineering

Master of Engineering


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Publications (7)
Conference Paper
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Water hyacinth (Eichhornia crassipes) is well known invasive weed causing a host of problems due to its rapid growth in lentic ecosystems. The lakes and tanks of Coimbatore have always borne the brunt of water hyacinth. The reuse of water hyacinth is becoming more of a need than luxury. The composting of water hyacinth is found to be a suitable mea...
Conference Paper
The popularity of SMS is beyond question and sometimes, beyond imagination. SMS is deemed as a distraction for the students and measures are being taken to curb it during class and after college hours. This paper however draws the positive side of the SMS and its utility during after college hours as a multifaceted tool that can provide information...
Water is a basic human need and a prime natural resource. Water technology and extension is never spotted the rural areas in most of the time. It directly relates to the health and most of the human diseases are due to polluted or non purified water resources. Majority of the rural people are still unaware of the consequences of drinking untreated...
Water hammer can be defined as a transitory increase in pressure in a water system when there is a sudden change of direction or velocity of the water. Water hammer may also be known by names like shockwave effect or hydraulic shock.
Conference Paper
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As we march towards sustainable development, the concept of environmental management in industries is a very vital area of concern. Though the concept of environmental management in industries is taking a good shape in major industries, the concept would prove holistic and sustainable only if it reaches the small and medium scale enterprises. Howev...


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Project (1)
To identify different measures for reuse of Water Hyacinth recovered from lakes To evaluate the pros and cons of every option of reuse with special reference to Coimbatore