Civil Engineering

Indian Institute of Technology Kanpur

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Foundation Engineering

Optimal design and analysis of foundation systems, Analysis of underground openings, Pile foundations, Soil arching, Retaining walls and earth pressure theory, Pullout resistance of anchors, Soil-structure interaction, Interference of multiple footings, Railway geotechnology

Geotechnical Earthquake Engineering

Experimental and analytical evaluation of liquefaction potential, Earthquake-induced slope failure, Seismic soil-structure interaction, Effect of soil nonlinearity on structural response, Spatial and probabilistic liquefaction analysis, Ground response analysis, Dynamic behavior of shallow footings and piles, Evaluation of dynamic soil properties

Ground Improvement Techniques

Analysis of reinforced earth, Geosynthetic- reinforced granular fill, Beams on reinforced granular beds, Geosynthetic-reinforced soil retaining walls, Reinforced embankments, Nailed slopes, Geogrid-reinforced soil barriers of landfill covers, Granular piles and stone columns

Other Geotechnical Research Areas

Rock mechanics, Geo-environmental engineering, Numerical and constitutive modeling for granular materials

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