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Lecture Notes in Civil Engineering

Proceedings of the Indian Geotechnical Conference 2019

IGC-2019 Volume I

Editors: Patel, S., Solanki, C.H., Reddy, K.R., Shukla, S.K. (Eds.)

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  • Comprises select peer-reviewed proceedings of conference IGC 2019
  • Broadens understanding in the field of geotechnical and geoenvironmental engineering
  • Covers the latest research in shallow and deep foundations, stability of earth and earth retaining structures, rock engineering, etc
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This book comprises select proceedings of the annual conference of the Indian Geotechnical Society. The conference brings together research and case histories on various aspects of geotechnical and geoenvironmental engineering. The book presents papers on geotechnical applications and case histories, covering topics such as (i) Characterization of Geomaterials and Physical Modelling; (ii) Foundations and Deep Excavations; (iii) Soil Stabilization and Ground Improvement; (iv) Geoenvironmental Engineering and Waste Material Utilization; (v)  Soil Dynamics and Earthquake Geotechnical Engineering; (vi) Earth Retaining Structures, Dams and Embankments; (vii) Slope Stability and Landslides; (viii) Transportation Geotechnics; (ix) Geosynthetics Applications; (x) Computational, Analytical and Numerical Modelling; (xi) Rock Engineering, Tunnelling and Underground Constructions; (xii) Forensic Geotechnical Engineering and Case Studies; and (xiii) Others Topics: Behaviour of Unsaturated Soils, Offshore and Marine Geotechnics, Remote Sensing and GIS, Field Investigations, Instrumentation and Monitoring, Retrofitting of Geotechnical Structures, Reliability in Geotechnical Engineering, Geotechnical Education, Codes and Standards, and other relevant topics. The contents of this book are of interest to researchers and practicing engineers alike.

About the authors

Dr. Satyajit Patel is Associate Professor at the Civil Engineering Department, Sardar Vallabhbhai National Institute of Technology, Surat, India. His research area includes utilization of industrial solid wastes in civil engineering constructions, geoenvironmental issues, soil stabilization, ground improvement, and geosynthetics for road pavements. He has published 13 journal papers and presented 7 research papers internationally. He has guided more than 29 M.Tech students and 9 students are currently pursuing their PhD under his guidance. He is a life member of Indian Geotechnical Society, Institution of Engineers (India), and Indian Road Congress (IRC). He has received a research grant from the Department of Science and Technology, Government of India. 
Dr. Chandresh H. Solanki is Professor (Geotechnical Engineering) at the Civil Engineering Department, Sardar Vallabhbhai National Institute of Technology, Surat, India. He has guided 50 postgraduate dissertations and 16 Ph.D. thesis and he is currently supervising 11 PhD research scholars. He has published 165 research papers in the reputed national, international journals and conferences. Dr. Solanki received the “Shri. M.S. Jain Biannual Award” for the Best Paper in IGC 2013, Prof. Dinesh Mohan Award in IGC 2017 and “Distinguished Faculty Award” form The Venus International Faculty Awards-2016. He has organized 20 national level events including STTP, FDP, conferences and seminars and he was the chairman for the Indian Geotechnical Conference (IGC 2019) held at Surat, Gujarat. Dr. Solanki has been elected as a member of executive committee of IGS for the terms (2015-2022). His research interests include subsoil characteristics, predictions in geotechnical engineering, soil dynamics, ground improvement and geoenvironmental engineering. He has given 50 expert talks throughout India and abroad. He is a life member of Indian Geotechnical Society, Indian Society for Technical Education (ISTE), and Institution of Engineers (India). Dr. Krishna R. Reddy is Professor of Civil and Environmental Engineering, Director of Sustainable Engineering Research Laboratory, and also Director of the Geotechnical and Geoenvironmental Engineering Laboratory at the University of Illinois at Chicago, USA. He received his Ph.D. in Civil Engineering from the Illinois Institute of Technology, Chicago, USA. Dr. Reddy has over 28 years of teaching, consulting, and research experience in the fields of civil engineering, geotechnical & geoenvironmental engineering, environmental engineering, and sustainable & resilient engineering. He is the author of 4 books, 246 journal papers, 21 edited books/conference proceedings, 22 book chapters, and 225 full conference papers. He has received several awards for excellence in research and teaching, including the ASCE Wesley W. Horner Award, ASTM Hogentogler Award, UIC Distinguished Researcher Award, the University of Illinois Scholar Award, and the University of Illinois Award for Excellence in Teaching.
Dr. Sanjay Kumar Shukla is the Founding Research Group Leader (Geotechnical and Geoenvironmental Engineering) at the Edith Cowan University, Perth, Australia. He is the Founding Editor-in-Chief of the International Journal of Geosynthetics and Ground Engineering. He holds the Distinguished Professorship in Civil Engineering at Delhi Technological University, Delhi, VIT University, Vellore, Amity University, Noida, Chitkara University, Himachal Pradesh and VR Siddhartha Engineering College, Vijayawada, India. He graduated in Civil Engineering from BIT Sindri, India, and earned his MTech in Civil (Engineering Geology) Engineering and PhD in Civil (Geotechnical) Engineering from the Indian Institute of Technology (IIT) Kanpur, India. His primary areas of research interest include geosynthetics and fibres for sustainable developments, ground improvement techniques, utilization of wastes in construction, earth pressure and slope stability, environmental, mining and pavement geotechnics, and soil–structure interaction. He is an author/editor of 15 books, including 7 textbooks, and more than 260 research papers, including 160 refereed journal papers. He has been honoured with several awards, including IGS Award 2018 by the International Geosynthetics Society, USA, in recognition of outstanding contribution to the development and use of geosynthetics. He is a fellow of Engineers Australia, Institution of Engineers (India), and Indian Geotechnical Society, and a member of American Society of Civil Engineers, International Geosynthetics Society, and several other professional bodies. 

Table of contents (66 chapters)

Table of contents (66 chapters)
  • Behaviour of Geosynthetics Clay Liner Under Direct Shear Test

    Pages 1-11

    Bhoi, Aditya Kumar (et al.)

  • Effect of Saturation and Cementation on the Stiffness of Gypsiferous Soils

    Pages 13-22

    Bhamidipati, Raghava A. (et al.)

  • Experimental Evaluation of Bearing Capacity of Single CFG Pile

    Pages 23-37

    Umravia, N. B. (et al.)

  • Comparison Between Casagrande Method and Cone Penetrometer Method for Determination of Liquid Limit of Soil

    Pages 39-48

    Jain, Preksha (et al.)

  • Predictive Models for Estimating the Coefficient of Permeability for Sands

    Pages 49-57

    Acharya, Indra P. (et al.)

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  • ISBN 978-981-336-346-5
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Hardcover $349.99
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Bibliographic Information

Bibliographic Information
Book Title
Proceedings of the Indian Geotechnical Conference 2019
Book Subtitle
IGC-2019 Volume I
Editors
  • Satyajit Patel
  • C. H. Solanki
  • Krishna R. Reddy
  • Sanjay Kumar Shukla
Series Title
Lecture Notes in Civil Engineering
Series Volume
133
Copyright
2021
Publisher
Springer Singapore
Copyright Holder
Springer Nature Singapore Pte Ltd.
eBook ISBN
978-981-336-346-5
DOI
10.1007/978-981-33-6346-5
Hardcover ISBN
978-981-336-345-8
Series ISSN
2366-2557
Edition Number
1
Number of Pages
XV, 784
Number of Illustrations
172 b/w illustrations, 371 illustrations in colour
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