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Advances in Structural Engineering and Rehabilitation

Select Proceedings of TRACE 2018

  • Sondipon Adhikari
  • B. Bhattacharjee
  • J. Bhattacharjee
Conference proceedings

Part of the Lecture Notes in Civil Engineering book series (LNCE, volume 38)

Table of contents

  1. Front Matter
    Pages i-xii
  2. A. K. Shukla, P. R. Maiti
    Pages 15-40
  3. J. Bhattacharjee, Harshul Mehta, Shiv Dutt Singh Thakur, Aditya Jain
    Pages 55-62
  4. Sunita Bansal, Raj Kumar Tamang, Prince Bansal, Pratik Bhurtel
    Pages 63-71
  5. Aniket A. Shirgaonkar, Yogesh D. Patil, Hemant S. Patil
    Pages 73-82
  6. Vikalp Gupta, Sanket Rawat, Ravi Kant Mittal, G. Muthukumar
    Pages 83-91
  7. Aashish Kumar Jha, Abhiroop Goswami, Satadru Das Adhikary
    Pages 93-104
  8. Ankit Sodha, Sandeep Vasanwala, Devesh Soni, Shailendra Kumar, Kanan Thakkar
    Pages 105-111
  9. Partheepan Ganesan, M. V. A. N. Jagadeesh Babu, M. Nizamuddin, T. Sai Ram Kiran
    Pages 113-124
  10. Bishnu Kant Shukla, Aakash Gupta
    Pages 125-139
  11. J. Bhattacharjee, Abhishek Payal, Vikrant Jain, Adil Ahmed
    Pages 141-145
  12. Modita Kulshrestha, Altaf Usmani, Rajan Srivastava
    Pages 163-170
  13. Prakhar Duggal, Bishwajeet Yadav, Harsh Choudhry, Arpit Garg
    Pages 171-176
  14. Prakhar Duggal, Avneesh Singh Shisodia, Suparna Havelia, Keshav Jolly
    Pages 177-187
  15. G. Sridevi, Antaratana Shivaraj, Gouda Sudarshan, Umesh Biradar
    Pages 201-209
  16. G. Sridevi, Umesh Biradar, Gouda Sudarshan, Antaratana Shivaraj
    Pages 211-220

About these proceedings


This book comprises select papers presented at the International Conference on Trends and Recent Advances in Civil Engineering (TRACE 2018). The book covers a wide range of topics related to recent advancements in structural engineering, structural health monitoring, rehabilitation and retrofitting of structures, and earthquake-resistant structures. Based on case studies and laboratory investigations, the book highlights latest techniques and innovative methods for building repair and maintenance. Recent development in materials being used in structural rehabilitation and retrofitting is also discussed. The contents of this book can be useful for researchers and professionals working in structural engineering and allied areas.


Structural health monitoring Retrofitting of structures Earthquake resistant structures Rehabilitation TRACE 2018

Editors and affiliations

  • Sondipon Adhikari
    • 1
  • B. Bhattacharjee
    • 2
  • J. Bhattacharjee
    • 3
  1. 1.Swansea UniversitySwansea, WalesUK
  2. 2.Indian Institute of Technology DelhiNew DelhiIndia
  3. 3.Amity UniversityNoidaIndia

About the editors

Dr. Sondipon Adhikari is a professor at the College of Engineering, Swansea University. He graduated in civil engineering from Bengal Engineering and Science University, Shibpur, Kolkata in 1995 and then completed his M.S. from the Indian Institute of Science, Bangalore in 1997. He obtained his Ph.D. in 2001 from Trinity College, University of Cambridge. He is a recipient of the Wolfson Research Merit Award from the Royal Society and the Philip Leverhulme Prize. Since 2015, he has been a distinguished Visiting Professor at the University of Johannesburg. Dr. Adhikari is currently the Chair of Aerospace Engineering at the College of Engineering, Swansea University, and a fellow of the Royal Aeronautical Society. He has published over 280 articles in peer reviewed international journals and has a h-index of 50 in Scopus.


Dr. B. Bhattacharjee is a professor in the Department of Civil Engineering, Indian Institute of Technology, Delhi. After completing his B.Tech. from IIT Kharagpur in 1978, he worked for a short period for Gammon India Limited. Subsequently, he obtained his M.Tech. and Ph.D. from IIT Delhi in 1982 and 1990, respectively. His research interests include corrosion of rebar in concrete, high-performance concrete, microstructure modeling of concrete, chloride ingress, service life prediction and life cycle costing of concrete structures, condition evaluation and health monitoring of structures. He has published 185 articles in international and national journals and conferences. He is on the editorial board of several journals, and is also a Life Member of the Indian Concrete Institute, Indian Society for Construction Materials and Structure, Indian Society for Technical Education, and the American Society of Civil Engineers-India Section (ASCE-IS).


Dr. J. Bhattacharjee is a professor and adviser in the Civil Engineering department of Amity University, Noida since 2012. He is a former Chief Engineer and Joint Director General, Ministry of Defense. He obtained his bachelors in civil engineering from Bengal Engineering College, Shibpur, Kolkata, M.Tech. from IIT Madras, and M.Phil. from Madras University. He did his Ph.D. in disaster management. He has a vast experience of over 46 years in the industry in planning, designing and execution of various types of civil engineering works including about 5 years in the multinational consultancy organization Gherzi Eastern Ltd. He has also published about 100 articles in various national and international journals and conferences. Dr. Bhattacharjee received two prestigious Awards for Excellence from Indian Building Congress. He has also developed and taught a number of new courses at the graduate and postgraduate levels at Amity University. He is a Life Member of 16 technical bodies in India and abroad, and is a governing council member of the Indian Building Congress. He has authored a book entitled Concrete Structures – Repair, Rehabilitation and Retrofitting.

Bibliographic information

  • Book Title Advances in Structural Engineering and Rehabilitation
  • Book Subtitle Select Proceedings of TRACE 2018
  • Editors Sondipon Adhikari
    B. Bhattacharjee
    J. Bhattacharjee
  • Series Title Lecture Notes in Civil Engineering
  • Series Abbreviated Title Lecture Notes in Civil Engineering
  • DOI
  • Copyright Information Springer Nature Singapore Pte Ltd. 2020
  • Publisher Name Springer, Singapore
  • eBook Packages Engineering Engineering (R0)
  • Hardcover ISBN 978-981-13-7614-6
  • Softcover ISBN 978-981-13-7617-7
  • eBook ISBN 978-981-13-7615-3
  • Series ISSN 2366-2557
  • Series E-ISSN 2366-2565
  • Edition Number 1
  • Number of Pages XII, 248
  • Number of Illustrations 20 b/w illustrations, 128 illustrations in colour
  • Topics Building Construction and Design
    Solid Mechanics
    Geoengineering, Foundations, Hydraulics
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