Faculty Profile
 

Nihar Ranjan Patra
Associate Professor

B.E., Utkal University, India,1995            M.E., Jadavpur University, India, 1997
Ph.D., IIT Kharagpur, India, 2001

Room: 308 Faculty Building
Phone: (91-512) 259 7623
eMail: nrpatra[AT]iitk.ac.in
Web http://home.iitk.ac.in/~nrpatra/

RESEARCH INTERESTS

  • Pile Foundations
  • Soil Structure Interactions and Ground Engineering
  • Soil Arching
  • Liquefaction Potential Evaluation

SELECTED RECENT PUBLICATIONS

  • Shelke, A. and Patra, N. R., Effect of Stage Compressive Load on Uplift Capacity of Cast-in-Situ Bored Piles?,  Journal of Geotechnical and Geoenvironmental Engineering, ASCE, 2008, Tentatively accepteted.

  • Eswar.P, Naga S.T,  and N.R.Patra., Effect of Compressive load on Uplift Capacity of Single Piles: An Investigation.? Geocongress, ASCE., Risk-Based Analysis and Design, Geotechnical Special Publication No. 179, ASCE, 2008, pp.43-49.

  • Shelke, A. and Patra, N. R., Effect of Arching on Uplift Capacity of Pile Groups in sand?, International Journal of Geomechanics, ASCE, 2008, Accepted.

  • Manna, B. and Patra, N. R., Behaviour of Piles and Pile Groups in Marine Clay under Compressive Load at Various Stress Conditions?, International Journal of Geotechnical Engineering, Ross Publishing, Inc., USA, 2008. Accepted.
  • Hazra, S., and Patra, N. R., Performance of Retaining Wall with Reinforced Granular and Fly Ash Backfill Part1: Experimental Investigation?, Geotechnical and Geological Engineering; An International Journal,2008. Accepted.

  • Goel, S. and Patra, N. R., Effect of Arching on Active earth pressure for Rigid Retaining Walls Considering Translation Mode?, International Journal of Geomechanics, ASCE, Volume 8, No. 2, 2008, pp.123-133

  • Shanker, K., Basudhar, P. K. and Patra, N. R., Buckling of Piles under Liquefied Soil Conditions?, Geotechnical and Geological Engineering; An International Journal, Vol. 25, No. 3, , 2007, pp. 303-313.

  • Vanitha, L., Patra, N. R. and Chandra, S., Uplift Capacity of Pile Group Anchors?, Geotechnical and Geological Engineering; An International Journal, Vol. 25, No. 3, 2007, pp. 339-347.

  • Shanker, K., Basudhar, P. K. and Patra, N. R., Uplift Capacity of Single Piles: Predications and Performances?, Geotechnical and Geological Engineering; An  International Journal, Vol. 25, No. 2, 2007, pp. 151-161.

  • Shanker, K., Basudhar, P. K. and Patra, N. R., Uplift capacity of single pile embedded in sand?, Indian Geotechnical Journal, 36 (4), 2006, pp. 334-347.

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