Faculty Profile
 

Sarvesh Chandra
Professor

B.E., Maharaja Sayajirao University, Baroda, 1972 
M.Tech., IIT Kanpur, 1974        
Ph.D., IIT Kanpur, 1980

Room: 319 Faculty Building
Phone: (91-512) 259 7667
eMail: sarv[AT]iitk.ac.in
Web: http://home.iitk.ac.in/~sarv/

RESEARCH INTERESTS

  • Soil Structure Interaction
  • Ground Improvement Techniques
  • Rock Mechanics
  • Analysis of Underground Openings
  • Computer Aided Design. Railway Geotechnology

SELECTED AWARDS AND HONOURS

  • GS-Prof. Dinesh Mohan Biennial Prize for the best paper on Pile Foundation,  1999-2000 for the paper entitled, "Granular Pile Groups- An Interaction Analysis.
  • IGS-Smt. Indra Joshi Annual Prize for the best paper published in National/ International Conference/ Symposia, 1995 for the paper entitled, "Effect of Prestressing on Settlement of Geosynthetic Reinforced Foundation Soil.

SELETED RECENT PUBLICATIONS

  • Singh, S, N. Sivakugan and S. Chandra., “The Permeability of Hydraulic Fills Under Surcharge” International Journal of Geotechnical Engineering, J. Ross, U.S.A, 2008.(in press)
  • Kousik Deb, N. Sivakugan, S.Chandra and P.K.Basudhar., “Numerical Analysis of Multi Layer Geosynthetic-Reinforced Granular Bed over Soft Fill”, Geotechnical and Geological Engineering: an International Journal, Springer, Netherlands, 2007.(in press)
  • Kousik Deb, S. Chandra and P. K. Basudhar., “Response of Multi layer Geosynthetic-Reinforced Bed Resting on Soft Soil with Stone Columns”, Computers and Geotechnics, Elsevier, U. K, 2007. (in press)
  • Kousik Deb, S.Chandra and P.K.Basudhar., “Effect of Rheological Behavior of Geosynthetics on Settlement Response”, International Journal of Geotechnical Engineering, J. Ross, U.S.A, 2007.(in press)
  • Vanitha, L., Patra. N.R. and Chandra, S. “Uplift Capacity of Pile Group Anchors”, Geotechnical and Geological Engineering: an International Journal, Vol. 25(3), 2007, pp.339-347.
  • Kousik Deb, P.K.Basudhar and S.Chandra, “A Generalized Model for Geosynthetic-Reinforced Granular Fill-Soft Soil with Stone Columns”, International Journal of Geomechanics, ASCE , U.S.A, Vol. 7(4), 2007, pp.266-276.
  • Deb, Kousik, S.Chandra and P.K.Basudhar, “Nonlinear Analysis of Multi Layer Extensible Geosynthetic-Reinforced Granular Bed on Soft Soil”, Geotechnical and Geological Engineering: an International Journal. Springer, Netherlands, Vol. 25(1), 2007, pp.11-23.
  • Madhav, M.R., Sharma, J.K. and Chandra, S. “Analysis and Settlement of a Non-Homogeneous Granular Pile”, Indian Geotechnical Journal, Vol.36(3), 2006, pp.249-271.
  • Maheshwari, P., Basudhar, P.K. and Chandra, S. “Modeling and Analysis of Infinite Beams on Extensible Geosynthetic-Reinforced Granular Fill-Soft Soil System Subjected to Moving Loads”, ASCE, Geotechnical Special Publication No. 152, Ground Modification and Seismic Mitigation, 2006, pp.259-266.
  • Maheshwari, P., Basudhar, P.K. and Chandra, S. “Modeling of Beams on Reinforced Granular Beds.” Geotechnical and Geological Engineering: an International Journal, Vol.24(2), 2006, pp 313-324.