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Springer Transactions in Civil and Environmental Engineering

Geocells

Advances and Applications

Editors: T. G., Sitharam, Hegde, Amarnath M., Kolathayar, Sreevalsa (Eds.)

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This book is designed to serve as a comprehensive resource on cellular confinement systems or geocells, covering technologies and their applications in geotechnical engineering. The book discusses all aspects of geocells and related technologies, and covers the subjects from conceptual basics to recent advances. The chapters of this book are written by renowned international experts and its contents include detailed case studies from both academic and industry experts. This book is a one-stop reference work for academicians, students, and practicing engineers in the global geotechnical community. 

 



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Prof. Dr. T.G. Sitharam is the Director of Indian Institute of Technology Guwahati and Senior Professor in the Department of Civil Engineering, Indian Institute of Science, Bengaluru (IISc). He was the founder Chairman of the Center for Infrastructure, Sustainable Transport and Urban Planning (CiSTUP) at IISc. He is presently the Chairman of the AICTE South Western Zonal Committee, Regional office at Bengaluru and President of the Indian Society for Earthquake Technology (ISET). He is the founder President of the International Association for Coastal Reservoir Research (IACRR). He was a Visiting Professor at Yamaguchi University, Japan, University of Waterloo, Waterloo, ON, Canada; University of Dalhousie, Halifax, Canada; and ISM Dhanbad, Jharkhand. Prof. Sitharam has obtained his BE(Civil Engg) from Govt BDT College of Engineering from Mysore University, India in 1984, Masters in Civil Engineering from Indian Institute of Science, Bangalore in 1986 and Ph.D. in Civil Engineering from University of Waterloo, Waterloo, Ontario, Canada in 1991 in the area of geomechanics. Further, he was a Research Scientist at center for earth sciences and engineering, University of Texas at Austin, Texas, USA until 1994. Over the last 25 years, he has carried out seismic microzonation of urban centers in India and developed innovative technologies in the area of seismic hazard, liquefaction, fracturing and geotechnical applications, leading to about 500 technical papers, Ten books, four patents, 125 consulting projects and two startup companies. He is the chief editor of two international journals (International Journal of Geotechnical Earthquake Engineering from IGI Global and Chief editor, Springer Transactions in Civil and Environmental Engineering). Prof. TG Sitharam has guided 30 Ph.D. students, 25 post-doctoral students, 35 M Tech students and presently he has 8 doctoral students working with him.

Dr. Amarnath M Hegde is working as Assistant Professor in the Department of Civil and Environmental Engineering at Indian Institute of Technology Patna. He obtained his Ph.D. from Indian Institute of Science Bangalore, in 2015.  Previously, Dr. Hegde has held the short term research positions at University of Milan Bicocca in Italy, UPC, Barcelona Tech in Spain and National University of Singapore. Before Ph.D, he has also worked as a geotechnical Engineer in Keller Ground Engineering India Pvt. Ltd in Mumbai for two years. He completed his M. Tech from Indian Institute of Technology Bombay and B. Tech from BVBVET Hubli in Karnataka. Dr. Hegde has published one book and more than 50 research papers in reputed International/national journals and conferences. He is a life member of several professional organizations. Currently, Dr. Hegde is a member of the Technical Committee on Reinforced Fill Structures (TC-218), International Society of Soil Mechanics and Geotechnical Engineering (ISSMGE) UK. He is also the member of Technical Committee on ‘Geosynthetics’ of Geo-Institute of American Society of Civil Engineers.  He is the recipient of the prestigious Young Engineers Award in Civil Engineering Discipline by Institution of Engineers (India) in 2017. He has also received the prestigious Marie Curie Fellowship by European Union consecutively for two terms. Apart from these, Dr. Hegde has also received IGS-Prof. Leonard’s award for best Ph.D thesis in geotechnical Engineering. He has also received several best paper awards and travel grants from the reputed organizations. He is the reviewer of the several leading International journals in the field of geotechnical engineering and sustainable construction practices.  

Dr. Sreevalsa Kolathayar pursued M.Tech from IIT Kanpur, Ph.D. from Indian Institute of Science (IISc) and served as International Research Staff at UPC BarcelonaTech Spain. He is presently Assistant Professor in the Department of Civil Engineering, National Institute of Technology Karnataka, Surathkal, India. Dr. Sreevalsa has authored three books and over 60 research papers. He is Editorial Board member of two International Journals and acts as a reviewer for many leading international journals. His research interests include Seismic Hazard Assessment, Local Site effects, Liquefaction, Disaster Risk Reduction, Sustainable construction, Geogrids and Geocells, and Water geotechnics. He served as Chairman of Students Council at IISc and Adviser to Think India, a national forum of students from premier Institutes in India. He is currently the Secretary Indian chapter of International Association for Coastal Reservoir Research (IACRR), and Executive Committee Member of Indian Society of Earthquake Technology. In 2017, The New Indian Express honored Dr. Sreevalsa with the Edex award: 40 under 40 - South India's Most Inspiring Young Teachers. He is the recipient of ISET DK Paul Research Award from Indian Society of Earthquake Technology, IIT Roorkee in 2018. He is in the roster of two technical committees of ASCE Geo-Institute. He received "IEI Young Engineers Award'' by The Institution of Engineers (India), in recognition of his contributions in the field of Civil Engineering.

 

 

 


Table of contents (18 chapters)

Table of contents (18 chapters)

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eBook $149.00
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Bibliographic Information

Bibliographic Information
Book Title
Geocells
Book Subtitle
Advances and Applications
Editors
  • Sitharam T. G.
  • Amarnath M. Hegde
  • Sreevalsa Kolathayar
Series Title
Springer Transactions in Civil and Environmental Engineering
Copyright
2020
Publisher
Springer Singapore
Copyright Holder
Springer Nature Singapore Pte Ltd.
eBook ISBN
978-981-15-6095-8
DOI
10.1007/978-981-15-6095-8
Hardcover ISBN
978-981-15-6094-1
Series ISSN
2363-7633
Edition Number
1
Number of Pages
XVIII, 475
Number of Illustrations
129 b/w illustrations, 160 illustrations in colour
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