ESCI Information Centre

ESCI Information Centre has a valuable collection of over 8500 books and reports. It has subscription to over 100 periodicals including international journals. Information Centre’s operations are fully computerized.

Online databases JGATE & EBSCO database service is available for reference.

ESCI Information Centre is open from 8.30 AM to 5.30 PM on all working days.


Contents of the following journals received and  are on display  at ESCI Information Centre:-


As on 19th Mar’ 2018

Name of the Journal Contents

NICMAR – Journal of Construction Management


January - March 2018

  • Appraisal of construction cost overruns in the public and private sectors in Nigeria
  • A case study on implementing NAVFAC P-405 at Indian construction sites for estimating time cost overruns
  • Carbon Footprint and clean development Mechanism (CDM) framework for Bus Rapid Transit System Project in Western India.
  • Stabilized laterite soil bricks
  • Auditing of road signs and markings in the majestic area of Bangalore city



February 2018

  • FOCUS:
  • Becoming Visionaries
  • The art of aging
  • Science of spirituality – Ashtanga yoga     ,joy love
  • Inner search –awareness of the heart
  • Motherhood – on time and healing



January 2018

  • Change your attitude – Poise is the ultimate cool
  • How to transform organization
  • Ashtanga yoga - yama
  • Lessons from the garden - compost
  • Evolving traditions

Name of the Journal Contents



Water and Energy International


February 2018

Special Focus: prevention of accidents on

distribution & power transformers


Energy section

  • Low oil level in distribution transformers
  • Causes of failure and accidents in case of distribution transformers and case study on tank building / bursting
  • Transformer explosion prevention and fire protection – a peep into over 3 decades of field experience
  • Manufacturer’s perspective on transformers safety
  • Fire safety in transformers –an oil manufacturer’s perspective
  • Dos & don’ts for EHV transformers and EHV substations
  • PV micro inverter reliability prediction based on RIAC

Water Resources Section

  • Performance analysis of trench weirs
  • Groundwater Potential Zonation and Prioritization Of Wular Catchment Of Kashmir using GIS Based Multi –Criteria Evaluation Approach
  • Water demand management is solution of water stress?: A Case Study Of The Kebir-West River Basin In Northern Algeria

Pumps India

December 2017

  • Upgradation of power station cooling water pump
  • The problem with pump standards
  • Submersible motor design : for safe water & wastewater applications operation
  • Understanding PD pumps better
  • Vogelsang quality, reliability, repeatability, ruggedness and an over long life.
  • The differences between submersible & immersible motors

Indian journal of Finance


March 2018

  • The Impact of intellectual capital efficiency on financial performance in the Indian auto – component industry
  • A comparative assessment of indicators for public sector general insurance companies: an Indian perspective
  • Role of behavioral biases in investment decisions: a factor analysis
  • Temporal and institutional essence of non- performing assets in banks: an Indian scenario



March 2018

  • Elements of a market – based energy access intervention
  • Coastal water absorbs more Co2
  • Microbes may help astronauts transform human waste in to food
  • Water scarcity in India from growth hawk to an enviro – dove
  • Saving vultures in India
  • Resident welfare associations- as a third component for sustainable urban development
  • Is testing on animals necessary?- dogs and humans have nothing in common
  • Ganges river Dolphin
  • Predators under threat
  • Advocating sustainable agriculture practices
  • Sacrifice at the altar of development
  • Horticulture-for a green and beautiful environment
  • Is organic the way forward?

New Building Materials & Construction World (NBM&CW)

March 2018

  • Road equipment manufacturers strengthen service & support system
  • Component manufacturing: winning with OEMs
  • Emerging methodologies & technologies for construction of flexible pavement
  • Bauma Conexpo India- launching new initiatives to deliver value to attendees
  • Influence of surface scaling on the performance of cement concrete roads
  • Why do many roads constructed in India fail prematurely?
  • Non destructive testing for determining the strength of concrete
  • Insitu investigation of cinder mound for building construction – a case study

Down to earth


1-15 March, 2018

  • Derailed at the first stop
  • Who robbed Narmada?
  • Towards Zero waste
  • Opposing act
  • Seedless future
  • After china, who?
  • Not adapting to change
  • Handholding without long term vision
  • Right on diagnosis, low on treatment
  • Despondent in captivity

Indian Management

March 2018

  • Smarter than real? –
  • Perils and perks,
  • towards an intelligent future,
  • jobs at stake?,
  • Can AI negotiate better deals? ,
  • Purposeful AI
  • A   real edge
  • case study- Not a smooth trip
  • Education – including the excluded
  • Employee engagement- employee, the building block
  • Have a goals- visor?
  • Branding – what’s in a sign?
  • Leadership – Identifying the true North