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Lecture Notes in Civil Engineering

Trends in Civil Engineering and Challenges for Sustainability

Select Proceedings of CTCS 2019

Editors: Narasimhan, M.C., George, V., Udayakumar, G., Kumar, A. (Eds.)

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  • Presents select contributions from the  International Conference on Civil Engineering Trends and Challenges for Sustainability (CTCS) 2019
  • Focuses on current research in structural, construction, geotechnical and environmental engineering 
  • Discusses strategies for affordable construction, risk management, and sustainable development
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This book comprises selected papers from the International Conference on Civil Engineering Trends and Challenges for Sustainability (CTCS) 2019. The book presents latest research in several areas of civil engineering such as construction and structural engineering, geotechnical engineering, environmental engineering and sustainability, and geographical information systems. With a special emphasis on sustainable development, the book covers case studies and addresses key challenges in sustainability. The scope of the contents makes the book useful for students, researchers, and professionals interested in sustainable practices in civil engineering.

About the authors

Dr. M. C. Narasimhan is a proud alumnus of University BDT college of Engineering, Davangere, India [B.E (Civil Engg) - 1982]. He obtained his masters and doctoral degree from Indian Institute of Technology Madras, India during the years 1985 and 1993 respectively. He started his teaching career at the National Institute of Technology Karnataka (NITK) [formally, Karnataka Regional Engg. College, KREC] as a lecturer in the Department of Applied Mechanics and Hydraulics in the year 1985 and was promoted as a professor in the Department of Civil Engineering in the year 2002. His research interests are in the areas of concrete technology, special concretes, structural behavior of RCC, steel and composite constructions and numerical methods in structural analysis. He has completed number of R&D and consultancy projects in his department. He has guided more than fifty post graduate students for their dissertations and eight students for their doctoral thesis. He has large number of research publications to his credit- either published in leading journals or presented and included in proceedings of reputed international conferences. He is also a life member of leading professional organisations like Institution of Engineers (India), Indian Cement Institute, Association of consulting civil engineers, Indian Society for Technical Education and Indian Society for Earthquake Technology.                                    Dr. Varghese George Professor and Head in the Department of Civil Engineering (2017-19). He pursued his B.Sc. (Engineering) Degree from College of Engineering, Trivandrum in the year 1984, M.Tech (Transportation Systems Engineering) from IIT, Kanpur in the year 1986, and Ph.D (Transportation Engineering) from IIT Bombay in the year 1999. He served as the Associate Dean (Research and consultancy) in NITK Surathkal during 2010 -13, and as the Head of Department of Civil Engineering, NITK, Surathkal during 2017-19. He has more than 33 years of teaching experience. Dr. Varghese George is a life member of professional bodies like the Indian Society for Technical Education (ISTE), Indian Roads Congress (IRC), Coorg and South Kanara Engineer’s Assn and the Institute of Urban Transport (IUT), and is a Fellow of the Institution of Engineers (India). He is also an Associate member of the ASCE, USA. He has has published 20 research papers in International Journals, 22 papers in National journals, and 20 papers in International Conferences. He has guided 5 Doctoral Research students till date. His areas of expertise include urban transport planning, traffic engineering, road safety audit, porous friction courses, warm Mix asphalt, pavement evaluation and monitoring, ground improvement, genetic algorithm & ANN applications, town panning and architecture, surveying, and green building. 
Dr. G. Udayakumar, Former Professor and Head of Civil Engineering Department in N.M.A.M Institute of Technology, Nitte. He obtained his B.E. (Civil Engineering) from Mysore University, M.Tech (Hydraulics and Water Resources Engineering) from Mangalore University and Ph.D (Water conservation) from NITK, Surathkal. He has 32 years of teaching experience and served as the Chief Project Leader of EDC for 3 years from 2013 to 2016 at NMAM Institute of Technology, Nitte. Dr. Udayakumar G is the member of professional bodies like ISTE, MIE and IAHS. He also served as a member of BOS and BOE in Mangalore University and VTU, Belgaum. He has published 19 research papers in National, International journals and conferences. He has guided 23 Under Graduate projects, 6 Post-Graduate students, 1 Doctoral student and 1 Post-Doctoral student. His areas of interest includes hydrology and water resources engineering, water conservation, engineering mechanics, strength of materials, fluid mechanics, hydraulics and hydraulic machines and groundwater engineering
Dr. Anil Kumar, Assistant Professor in the Department of Civil Engineering. He pursued his B.E (Civil Engineering) from Nitte Mahalinga Memorial Institute of Technology, Nitte in the year 2008, M.Tech (Geo-Technical Engineering) from National Institute of Technology, Surathkal in the year 2010 and Ph.D (Geo-Technical Engineering) from National Institute of Technology, Surathkal in the year 2018. He has more 10 years of teaching experience. Dr. Anil is the member of professional bodies like LM-ISTE, SM-ASCE,SM-IRC. He has published 19 research papers in International Journals and 3 papers in National journals and 6 papers in International Conferences in the recent years. He has guided 7 Post-Graduate Students and 18 Under-Graduate students. His areas of expertise include Geotechnical Engineering, Ground improvement techniques, Sub-surface exploration, Pavement evaluation and monitoring, and deep foundations.

Table of contents (62 chapters)

Table of contents (62 chapters)
  • Analysis of RCC Structures Subjected to Spatial Blast Loading

    Pages 3-16

    Kadam, Payal (et al.)

  • Effectiveness of Base Isolation Using Single Friction Pendulum in Plan Irregular Structures

    Pages 17-30

    Sharika, R. (et al.)

  • Review Paper on Behavior of Cold-Formed Steel Sections Under Axial Compression

    Pages 31-43

    Bahadur, Asim (et al.)

  • Analysis of Anchorage Zone Stresses in Post-tensioned Concrete Girders

    Pages 45-60

    Dipindas, C. D. (et al.)

  • A Study on Influence of GGBFS as Binder on Bond Strength Behaviour of Reinforced Concrete

    Pages 61-72

    Prashanth, V. P. (et al.)

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eBook 181,89 €
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Hardcover 228,79 €
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Bibliographic Information

Bibliographic Information
Book Title
Trends in Civil Engineering and Challenges for Sustainability
Book Subtitle
Select Proceedings of CTCS 2019
Editors
  • M. C. Narasimhan
  • Varghese George
  • G. Udayakumar
  • Anil Kumar
Series Title
Lecture Notes in Civil Engineering
Series Volume
99
Copyright
2021
Publisher
Springer Singapore
Copyright Holder
Springer Nature Singapore Pte Ltd.
eBook ISBN
978-981-15-6828-2
DOI
10.1007/978-981-15-6828-2
Hardcover ISBN
978-981-15-6827-5
Series ISSN
2366-2557
Edition Number
1
Number of Pages
XX, 880
Number of Illustrations
101 b/w illustrations, 481 illustrations in colour
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