Advances in Sustainable Construction Materials and Geotechnical Engineering: Select Proceedings of Trace 2018

Shukla, Sanjay Kumar, Barai, Sudhirkumar V., Mehta, Ankur

  • 出版商: Springer
  • 出版日期: 2019-07-03
  • 售價: $6,630
  • 貴賓價: 9.5$6,299
  • 語言: 英文
  • 頁數: 282
  • 裝訂: Hardcover - also called cloth, retail trade, or trade
  • ISBN: 9811374791
  • ISBN-13: 9789811374791

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This book comprises select papers presented at the International Conference on Trends and Recent Advances in Civil Engineering (TRACE 2018). The topics covered include the utilization of industrial by-products as construction materials, sustainable and green materials in construction applications, and latest measures adopted for stabilization techniques. The book also discusses recent advances and techniques related to geotechnical and concrete domain that can be used as a reference guide for various researchers and practitioners around the globe.


Dr. Sanjay Kumar Shukla is the Founding Editor-in-Chief of International Journal of Geosynthetics and Ground Engineering, and the Founding Research Group Leader of the Geotechnical and Geoenvironmental Engineering Research Group at the School of Engineering, Edith Cowan University, Perth, Australia, He is also the Distinguished/Adjunct Professor of Civil Engineering at Fiji National University, Fiji, VIT University, Vellore, Chitkara University, Himachal Pradesh, and VR Siddhartha Engineering College, Vijayawada, India. He graduated in 1988 with a first-class degree with distinction in Civil Engineering from BIT Sindri, India. He earned his MTech in Civil Engineering (Engineering Geology) in 1992 and PhD in Civil Engineering (Geotechnical Engineering) in 1995 from the Indian Institute of Technology Kanpur, India. He has over 22 years of experience in teaching, research and consultancy in the field of Civil (Geotechnical) Engineering. He has authored more than 220 research papers and technical articles, including over 130 journal publications. He is also author/co-author/editor of 11 books, including 7 textbooks, and 12 book chapters. His books titled 'Core Principles of Soil Mechanics' and 'Core Concepts of Geotechnical Engineering' are popular textbooks in the core geotechnical engineering courses worldwide."

Dr. Sudhirkumar V Barai is a professor in the Department of Civil Engineering at the Indian Institute of Technology, Kharagpur specializing in structural engineering. He obtained his PhD from the Indian Institute of Science, Bangalore. He completed his bachelor's and master's in civil engineering from M S University of Baroda. He was a postdoctoral fellow at the Department of Solid Mechanics, Materials and Structures, Tel Aviv University. He was also Erskine Visiting Fellow at the University of Canterbury, Christchurch, and a visiting scientist at the National University of Singapore. His research interests include computational intelligence applications, structural health monitoring and concrete technology. He has published more than 200 articles in leading national and international journals and conferences.

Dr. Ankur Mehta is working as Director at his consultancy firm Arkade Infra in Hisar (Haryana). Prior to this, he worked as Assistant Professor in the Civil Engineering Department at Amity University, Noida (U.P) and also as as Deputy Manager at National Council of Cement and Building Materials under the Ministry of Commerce and Industry, Govt. of India. He obtained his Ph.D. from Thapar University, Patiala in 2017 after completing his M.Tech. in Structural Engineering from the same university. His primary research interests are sustainable materials, utilisation of waste materials in concrete, retrofitting of structures through various techniques, and supplementary cementitious materials. He has authored around 10 research papers in most reputed SCI journals along with few book chapters. He is also a Chartered Structure Engineer as Life Member of Institution of Structural Engineers Pune (India), an Associate Member of Institution of Engineers (India).