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Advances in Geotechnics and Structural Engineering

Select Proceedings of TRACE 2020

Editors: Shukla, S.K., Raman, S.N., Bhattacharjee, B., Bhattacharjee, J. (Eds.)

  • Presents applications of environmental geotechnics and geosynthetics
  • Covers innovative technologies in structural safety and health monitoring Discusses the challenges in designing earthquake-resistant structures
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This book comprises select proceedings of the International Conference on Trends and Recent Advances in Civil Engineering (TRACE 2020). The book focuses on the latest research developments in structural engineering, structural health monitoring, rehabilitation and retrofitting of structures, geotechnical engineering, and earthquake-resistant structures. The contents also cover the latest innovations in building repair and maintenance, and sustainable materials for rehabilitation and retrofitting. The contents of this book are useful for students, researchers, and professionals working in structural engineering and allied areas.

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Dr. Sanjay Kumar Shukla is Founding Research Group Leader (Geotechnical and Geoenvironmental Engineering) at the School of Engineering, Edith Cowan University, Perth, Australia. He is 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 M.Tech. in Civil (Engineering Geology) Engineering and Ph.D. 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 16 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 Fellow of Engineers Australia, Institution of Engineers (India), and Indian Geotechnical Society, and Member of American Society of Civil Engineers, International Geosynthetics Society, and several other professional bodies. Dr. Sudharshan N. Raman is Associate Professor in the School of Engineering, Monash University Malaysia. He obtained his Ph.D. with a focus in structural engineering and infrastructure protective technologies from The University of Melbourne, Australia. Dr. Raman is Past President of the Malaysian Chapter of the American Concrete Institute (Malaysia Chapter – ACI); Fellow of the Chartered Association of Building Engineers (CABE), UK; Member of the American Society of Civil Engineers (ASCE);  Member of American Concrete Institute (ACI); and Committee Member of the Civil & Structural Engineering Technical Division of The Institution of Engineers, Malaysia (IEM). Over the years, he has built his reputation as an active researcher in concrete structures and materials, and infrastructure protective technologies. Dr. Raman has published extensively in the areas of cement and concrete engineering, and structural resilience; has served as reviewer for prestigious journals in civil & structural engineering, and built environment; and currently sits in the editorial boards of three international journals. Prior to joining the academia, he was in employment with an engineering design consultant, and a specialist prestressed concrete contractor.
Dr. Bishwajit Bhattacharjee is Emeritus Professor at the Department of Civil Engineering, IIT Delhi. He obtained B.Tech. (Hons.) degree from I.I.T. Kharagpur, M.Tech. and Ph.D. degrees from IIT Delhi. He worked for M/s Gammon India for two years after B.Tech. He is Nominated Fellow of Indian Association of Structural Engineers and Member of several professional bodies such as ICI. He was involved with academic activities with several international institutions, namely EPFL Switzerland, University of Dundee UK, University of Dresden Germany, and Catholic University at Leuven, Belgium. He is involved with industry as a consultant also in training. Dr. Bhattacharjee has supervised 162 M.Tech. and 26 Ph.D. theses till date and currently guiding 7 ongoing Ph.D. research projects. He has published more than 150 papers in journals and conferences. He is active in several national committees involving DST, CBRI, NCCBM, Dr. Fixit Laboratory, BIS, etc. A bio-sketch of Prof. Bhattacharjee titled "A Teacher and a Research worker" under the feature "People" is available in August 2012 issue of ICJ and also under the title "Gems of Structural Engineering" in SEFI. A recipient of ICI lifetime achievement award (North) 2012, he acted as Member of the editorial board of “Magazine of Concrete Research” and “International Journal of 3R’s”. He is Guest Editor of ICJ January 2015 issue on “Concrete Research” and also in 2019.
Dr. J. Bhattacharjee is Former Chief Engineer & Jt. Director General (Ministry of Defence/MES) & Professor in Amity University, Noida, since January 2012. He obtained his B.E. (Civil) degree from B.E. College, Shibpur, Calcutta; M.Tech. (Structure) from IIT Madras & had M.Phil. degree from Madras University. He got Ph.D. degree in Disaster Management from Shri Venkateswara University, UP.  He has vast experience of over 49 years in the industry in planning, designing & execution of various types of Civil Engineering works. He has presented/published technical papers more than 135 numbers so far on various subjects in national/international seminars/conferences and journals. He is Life Member of 17 (seventeen) Technical Bodies in India/abroad & is Governing Council  Member of Indian Building Congress (IBC). He has received two prestigious “Awards for Excellence” from Indian Building Congress (IBC) for two prestigious Projects of Consultancy jobs. He received “CIDC Vishwakarma awards” for best professionally managed company for two years in 2009 & 2010 on behalf of the company. He was considered as a Rehabilitation expert in the Department. He has developed and is teaching number of new courses at undergraduate & postgraduate levels, while serving in the Department of Civil Engineering at Amity University. He has written a Book on “Concrete Structures- Repair, Rehabilitation & Retrofitting”, which was published by CBS publishers on August 16. He is the recipient of CIDC Viswakarma Awards 2017 in the category of “Achievement for Academician”.

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  • ISBN 978-981-336-968-9
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  • Covid-19 shipping restrictions & severe weather in the US may cause delays
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Bibliographic Information

Bibliographic Information
Book Title
Advances in Geotechnics and Structural Engineering
Book Subtitle
Select Proceedings of TRACE 2020
Editors
  • Sanjay Kumar Shukla
  • Sudharshan N. Raman
  • Bishwajit Bhattacharjee
  • J. Bhattacharjee
Series Title
Lecture Notes in Civil Engineering
Series Volume
143
Copyright
2021
Publisher
Springer Singapore
Copyright Holder
The Editor(s) (if applicable) and The Author(s), under exclusive license to Springer Nature Singapore Pte Ltd.
eBook ISBN
978-981-336-969-6
DOI
10.1007/978-981-33-6969-6
Hardcover ISBN
978-981-336-968-9
Series ISSN
2366-2557
Edition Number
1
Number of Pages
XIV, 620
Number of Illustrations
111 b/w illustrations, 333 illustrations in colour
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