Jyant Kumar

 

DESIGNATION AND ADDRESS

Professor, Civil Engineering Department

Indian Institute of Science, Bengaluru-560012

Email: jkumar@iisc.ac.in

Work Phone : 91-80- 22933119

 

ACADEMIC QUALIFICATIONS

Ph.D- Geotechnical Engineering in 1994 from Indian Institute of Science, Bengaluru.

M.Tech-Geotechnical Engineering in 1991 from Indian Institute of Technology, Kanpur.

B.Tech-Civil Engineering in 1988 from Regional Engineering College (NIT), Kurukshetra. First Rank Holder in Kurukshetra University.

 

DETAILS OF EMPLOYMENT

1993-1996: Scientist, Geotechnical Engineering Division, Central Road Research Institute, CSIR, New Delhi.

1996-1997: Senior Consulting Geotechnical Engineer, ATES Division, AIMIL Limited, New Delhi.

1997-1999: Lecturer, Geotechnical Engineering, University of Technology, Lae, Papua New Guinea.

1999-2005, Assistant Professor, Indian Institute of Science, Bengaluru.

2005-2011, Associate Professor, Indian Institute of Science, Bengaluru.

2011- Till Date, Professor, Indian Institute of Science, Bengaluru.

 

RESEARCH INTEREST

Finite elements limit analysis of two-dimensional and three-dimensional stability problems in soil and rock mechanics; in-situ testing of ground and pavements using dispersion of surface waves; dynamic properties of soils using resonant column, bender and extender elements; stability of soil and rock slopes, earthen dams, tunnels, pipes & underground openings; design of structures in seismically active zones.

 

JOURNALS ARTICLES PUBLISHED/IN PRESS

 

Journal of Geotechnical and Geo-environmental Engineering, ASCE

 

1.     Cherian, A.C., and Kumar, J. (2017). Effect of vibration cycles batches on shear modulus and damping of dry sand. Journal of Geotechnical and Geo-environmental Engineering, ASCE, Vol. 143, Issue 9. https://doi.org/10.1061/(ASCE)GT.1943-5606.0001742.

2.     Cherian, A.C., and Kumar, J. (2016). Effect of vibration cycles on shear modulus and damping of sand using resonant column tests. Journal of Geotechnical and Geo-environmental Engineering, ASCE, 142 (12), 06016015, https://doi.org/10.1061/(ASCE)GT.1943-5606.0001545

3.     Kumar, J., and Chakraborty, M. (2015). Bearing capacity factors for ring foundations. Journal of Geotechnical and Geo-environmental Engineering, ASCE, 141 (10), art. no. 06015007, DOI: 10.1061/(ASCE)GT.1943-5606.0001345.

4.     Kumar, J., Chakraborty, M., and Sahoo, J.P. (2014). Stability of unsupported vertical circular excavations. Journal of Geotechnical and Geo-environmental Engineering, ASCE, 140 (7), art. no. 04014028, DOI: 10.1061/(ASCE)GT.1943-5606.0001118.

5.     Sahoo, J.P., and Kumar, J. (2014). Vertical uplift resistance of two interfering horizontal anchors in clay. Journal of Geotechnical and Geo-environmental Engineering, ASCE, 140 (4), art. no. 06013007, DOI: 10.1061/(ASCE)GT.1943-5606.0001073.

6.     Kumar, J., and Chakraborty, D. (2013). Seismic bearing capacity of foundations on cohesionless slopes. Journal of Geotechnical and Geo-environmental Engineering, ASCE, 139(11), 1986-1993.

7.     Madhusudhan, B.N., and Kumar, J. (2013). Damping of sands for varying saturation. Journal of Geotechnical and Geo-environmental Engineering, ASCE, 139(9), 1625-1630.

8.     Kumar, J., and Sahoo, J.P. (2012). Vertical uplift resistance of a group of two coaxial anchors in clay. Journal of Geotechnical and Geo-environmental Engineering, ASCE, 138(3), 419-422.

9.     Kumar, J., and Bhoi, M.K. (2009). interference of two closely spaced strip footings on sand using model tests. Journal of Geotechnical and Geoenvironmental Engineering, ASCE, USA, 134(4), 595-604.

10.  Kumar, J., and Khatri, V.N. (2008). Effect of footing width on bearing capacity factor Ng for smooth strip footings. Journal of Geotechnical and Geoenvironmental Engineering, ASCE, USA, 134 (9), 1299-1310.

11.  Kumar, J., and Kouzer, K.M. (2007). Effect of footing roughness on bearing capacity factor NgJournal of Geotechnical and Geoenvironmental Engineering, ASCE, USA, 133 (5), 502-511.

12.  Rao, K.S.S., and Kumar, J. (1994). Vertical uplift capacity of horizontal anchors. Journal of Geotechnical Engineering, ASCE, USA, 120, 1134-1147.

 

Geotechnique, ICE, UK

13.  Kumar, J., and Madhusudhan, B.N. (2012). Dynamic properties of sand from dry to fully saturated states. Geotechnique, 62(1), 45-54.

14.  Kumar, J., and Madhusudhan, B.N. (2010). Effect of relative density and confining pressure on Poisson ratio from bender and extender elements tests. Geotechnique,UK, 60(7), 561-567.

15.  Kumar, J., and Kouzer, K.M. (2008). Vertical uplift capacity of a group of shallow horizontal anchors in sand. Geotechnique, 58(10),821-824.

16.  Kumar, J., and Ghosh, P. (2006). Seismic bearing capacity for embedded footings on sloping ground. Geotechnique, Institution of Civil Engineers, UK, 56(2), 133-140.

17.  Kumar, J. (2004). Effect of footing-soil interface friction on bearing capacity factor Ng. Geotechnique, Institution of Civil Engineers, UK, 54 (10), 677-680.

18.  Kumar, J., and Kumar, N. (2003). Seismic bearing capacity of rough footings on slopes using limit equilibrium. Geotechnique, Institution of Civil Engineers, UK, 53(3), 363-369.

19.  Kumar, J., and Rao, V.B.K.M. (2003). Seismic bearing capacity of foundations on slopes. Geotechnique, Institution of Civil Engineers, UK, 53(3), 347-361.

20.  Kumar, J., and Rao, V.B.K.M. (2002). Seismic bearing capacity factors for spread foundations. Geotechnique, Institution of Civil Engineers, UK, 52(2), 79-88.

21.  Kumar, J. (2001). Seismic vertical uplift capacity of strip anchors. Geotechnique, Institution of Civil Engineers, UK, 51(3), 275-279.

22.  Kumar, J., and Rao, K.S.S. (1997). Passive pressure coefficients, critical failure surface and its kinematic admissibility. Geotechnique, Institution of Civil Engineers, UK,47, 185-192

23.  Kumar, J., and Rao, P.J. (1996). Stresses and deformation patterns for circular horizontal anchors in a finite elastic medium. Geotechnique, Institution of Civil Engineers, UK, 46, 374-377.

 

International Journal for Numerical & Analytical Methods in Geomechanics, Wiley

 

24.  Mohapatra, D., and Kumar, J. (2019). Collapse loads for rectangular foundations by three-dimensional upper bound limit analysis using radial point interpolation method. International Journal for Numerical & Analytical Methods in Geomechanics, Wiley, 43(2), pp. 641-660.

25.  Keshavarz, A., and Kumar, J. (2017). Bearing capacity of foundations on rock mass using the method of characteristics. International Journal for Numerical & Analytical Methods in Geomech., International Journal for Numerical and Analytical Methods in Geomechanics, 42(3), pp. 542-557. https://doi.org/10.1002/nag.2754.

26.  Kumar, J., and Sahoo, J.P. (2013). Bearing capacity of strip foundations reinforced with geogrid sheets by using upper bound finite element limit analysis. International Journal for Numerical & Analytical Methods in Geomech., Wiley, 37(18), 3258-3277, DOI: 10.1002/nag.2189.

27.  Kumar, J., and Bhattacharya, P. (2011). Bearing capacity of two interfering strip footings from lower bound finite elements limit analysis. International Journal for Numerical & Analytical Methods in Geomech., Wiley, 37(5), 441-452.

28.  Kumar, J., and Khatri, V.N. (2011). Bearing capacity factors of circular foundations for a general c-f soil using static finite element limit analysisInternational Journal for Numerical & Analytical Methods in Geomech., Wiley, 35 (3), pp. 393-405.

29.  Khatri, V.N., and Kumar, J. (2009). Bearing capacity factor Nc under f =0 condition for piles in claysInternational Journal for Numerical & Analytical Methods in Geomech., UK, 33(9), 1203-1225.

30.  Kumar, J. (2009). The variation of Ng  with footing roughness using the method of characteristics. International Journal for Numerical & Analytical Methods in Geomech., Wiley, 33(2), 275-284.

31.  Kouzer, K.M., and Kumar, J. (2008). Ultimate bearing capacity of equally spaced multiple strip footings on cohesionless soils without surcharge. International Journal for Numerical and Analytical methods in Geomechanics, Wiley, 32 (11), 1417-1426.

32.  Kumar, J., and Kouzer, K.M. (2008). Bearing capacity of two interfering footings. International Journal for Numerical and Analytical methods in Geomechanics, Wiley Publication32 (3), 251-264.

33.  Kumar, J. (1999). Kinematical slices approach for uplift analysis of strip foundations. International Journal for Numerical & Analytical Methods in Geomech., Wiley, USA, 23, 1159-1170.

34.  Kumar, J. (1997). Performance of trench drains with time using finite elements. International Journal for Numerical and Analytical Methods in Geomechanics, Wiley, USA, 21, 485-494.

35.  Kumar, J. (1997). Upper bound solution for pullout capacity of anchors on sandy slopes. International Journal for Numerical and Analytical Methods in Geomechanics, Wiley, USA, 21, 477-484.

36.  Kumar, J., and Rao, K.S.S. (1997). Passive pressure determination by method of slices. International Journal for Numerical and Analytical methods in Geomechanics, Wiley, USA, 21, 337-345.

 

Canadian Geotechnical Journal

37.  Kumar, J., and Rahaman, O. (2019). Vertical uplift resistance of horizontal plate anchors for eccentric and inclined loads. Canadian Geotechnical Journal, 56(2), pp. 290-299.

38.  Chakraborty, M., and Kumar, J. (2015). Bearing capacity factors for a conical footing using lower and upper bound finite elements limit analysis. Canadian Geotechnical Journal, 52(12): 2134-2140, 10.1139/cgj-2014-0507.

39.  Bhattacharya, P., and Kumar, J. (2014). Pullout capacity of inclined plate anchors embedded in sand. Canadian Geotechnical Journal, 51 (11), pp. 1365-1370, DOI: 10.1139/cgj-2014-0114.

40.  Sahoo, J.P., and Kumar, J. (2014). Vertical uplift resistance of two closely spaced horizontal strip anchors embedded in cohesive-frictional weightless medium. Canadian Geotechnical Journal, 51 (2), pp. 223-230. DOI: 10.1139/cgj-2013-0282.

41.  Kumar, J., and Naskar, T. (2012). Vertical uplift capacity of a group of two coaxial anchors in a general c-f soil. Canadian Geotechnical Journal, 49(3), 367-373.

42.  Veiskarami, M., Eslami, A., and Kumar, J. (2011). End bearing capacity of driven piles in sand using the stress characteristics method: Analysis and implementation. Canadian Geotechnical Journal, 48(10), 1570-1586.

43.  Khatri, V.N., and Kumar, J. (2011). Effect of anchor width on pullout capacity of strip anchors in sand. Canadian Geotechnical Journal, 48 (3), 511-517.

44.  Kumar, J., and Madhusudhan, B.N. (2010). On determining elastic modulus of a cylindrical sample subjected to flexural excitation in resonant column apparatus. Canadian Geotechnical Journal47 (11), 1288-1298.

45.  Kumar, J., and Raju, K.V.S.B. (2009). Miniature cone tip resistance of sand with fly ash using triaxial setup. Canadian Geotechnical Journal,46, 231-240.

46.  Kumar, J., and Khatri, V.N. (2008). Effect of footing width on Ng. Canadian Geotechnical Journal, Vol.45, Pages: 1673-1684.

47.  Kumar, J., and Kouzer, K.M. (2008). Vertical uplift capacity of horizontal anchors using upper bound limit analysis and finite elements. Canadian Geotechnical Journal45 (5), pp. 698-704.

48.  Kumar, J., and Clayton, C.R.I. (2007). Effect of sample torsional stiffness on resonant column test results. Canadian Geotechnical Journal 44(2): 221-230.

49.  Kumar, J., and Ghosh, P. (2005). Ng for ring footing using the method of characteristics. Canadian Geotechnical Journal 42(5), 1474-1484.

50.  Kumar, J. (2003). Ng for rough strip footing using the method of characteristics. Canadian Geotechnical Journal, 40(3), 669-674.

51.  Kumar, J. (2002). Seismic horizontal pullout capacity of vertical anchors in sands. Canadian Geotechnical Journal, 39(4), 982-991.

52.  Kumar, J., and Chitikela, S. (2002). Seismic earth passive pressure coefficients using the method of characteristics. Canadian Geotechnical Journal, 39 (2), 463-471.

53.  Kumar, J. (2001). Seismic passive earth pressure coefficients for sand. Canadian Geotechnical Journal, 38, 876-881.

 

Computers and Geotechnics, Elsevier

54.  Keshavarz, A., and Kumar, J. (2017). Bearing capacity computation for a ring foundation using the stress characteristics method. Computers and Geotechnics, Volume 89, Pages 33-42. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.compgeo.2017.04.006

55.  Chakraborty, M., and Kumar, J. (2016). The size effect of a conical footing on Ng. Computers and Geotechnics, Elsevier, 76, pp. 212-221.

56.  Chakraborty, M., and Kumar, J. (2015). Bearing capacity of circular footings over rock mass by using axisymmetric quasi lower bound finite element limit analysis. Computers and Geotechnics, Elsevier, 70, pp. 138-149, DOI: 10.1016/j.compgeo.2015.07.015.

57.  Sahoo, J.P., and Kumar, J. (2012). Seismic stability of a long unsupported circular tunnel. Computers and Geotechnics, Elsevier Publication, 44, 109-115.

58.  Kumar, J., and Chakraborty, D. (2011). Stability numbers for an unsupported vertical circular excavation in c-f soil. Computers and Geotechnics, Elsevier Publication, 39, 79-84.

59.  Kumar, J., and Bhattacharya, P. (2010). Bearing capacity of interfering multiple strip footings by using lower bound finite elements limit analysis. Computers and Geotechnics, Elsevier Publication 37 (5), 731-736.

60.  Khatri, V.N., and Kumar, J. (2010). Stability of an unsupported vertical circular excavation in clays under undrained condition. Computers and Geotechnics, Elsevier Publication, 37 (3), 419-424.

61.  Khatri, V.N., and Kumar, J. (2009). Vertical uplift resistance of circular plate anchors in clays under undrained conditionComputers and Geotechnics, Elsevier Publication, 36 (8), 1352-1359.

62.  Kouzer, K.M., and Kumar, J. (2009). Vertical uplift capacity of two interfering horizontal anchors in sand using an upper bound limit analysisComputers and Geotechnics, Elsevier Publication, 36 (6), 1084-1089.

 

Geophysics, USA

63.  Kumar, J., and Naskar, T. (2017). Resolving phase wrapping by using sliding transform for generation of dispersion curves. Geophysics, 82(3), V127-V136.

 

European Journal of Mechanics / A Solids, Elsevier

 

64.  Mohapatra, D., and Kumar, J. (2019). Smoothed finite element approach for kinematic limit analysis of cohesive frictional materials. European Journal of Mechanics / A Solids, Elsevier, In Press.

 

Soil Dynamics and Earthquake Engineering, Elsevier

 

65.  Kumar, J., and Naskar, T. (2019). A faster scheme to generate multimodal dispersion plots for Rayleigh wave propagation. Soil Dynamics and Earthquake Engineering, Elsevier, 117, pp. 280-287.

66.  Kumar, J., and Naskar, T. (2017). A fast and accurate method to compute dispersion spectra for layered media using a modified Kausel-Roesset stiffness matrix approach. 92, pp. 176-182.

67.  Kumar, J., and Naskar, T. (2015). Effects of site stiffness and source to receiver distance on surface wave tests' results. Soil Dynamics and Earthquake Engineering, Elsevier, 77, pp. 71-82. DOI: 10.1016/j.soildyn.2015.04.022

68.  Kumar, J. (2011). A study on determining the theoretical dispersion curve for Rayleigh wave propagation. Soil Dynamics and Earthquake Engineering, Elsevier Publication, 31 (8), 1196-1202.

69.  Kumar, J., and Madhusudhan, B.N. (2010). A note on the measurement of travel times using bender and extender elements. Soil Dynamics and Earthquake Engineering, Elsevier Publication30 (7), 630-634.

 

Journal of Engineering Mechanics, American Society of Civil Engineers

 

70.  Mohapatra, D., and Kumar, J. (2018). Upper bound finite elements limit analysis of axisymmetric problems for Mohr-Coulomb materials using semidefinite programming. Journal of Engineering Mechanics. ASCE, Vol. 144, Issue 7, 04018046. https://doi.org/10.1061/(ASCE)EM.1943-7889.0001472.

71.  Kumar, J., and Mohapatra, D. (2017). Lower bound finite elements limit analysis for Hoek-Brown materials using semidefinite programming. Journal of Engineering Mechanics, ASCE, Vol. 143, Issue 9. https://doi.org/10.1061/(ASCE)EM.1943-7889.0001296.

72.  Kumar, J., and Chakraborty, M. (2014). Upper bound axisymmetric limit analysis using Mohr-Coulomb yield criterion, finite elements and linear optimization. Journal of Engineering Mechanics. ASCE, 140 (12), art. no. 06014012, DOI: 10.1061/(ASCE)EM.1943-7889.0000820.

73.  Chakraborty, D., and Kumar, J. (2014). Solving axisymmetric stability problems by using upper bound finite elements limit analysis and linear optimization. Journal of Engineering Mechanics, ASCE, 140 (6), art. no. 06014004, DOI: 10.1061/(ASCE)EM.1943-7889.0000726.

 

Soils and Foundations, Elsevier

 

74.  Bhattacharya, P., and Kumar, J. (2017). Bearing capacity of foundations on soft clays with granular column and trench. Soils and Foundations. Soils and Foundations, Elsevier, Volume 57, Issue 3, Pages 488-495. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.sandf.2017.05.013.

75.  Kumar, J., and Chakraborty, M. (2015). Bearing capacity of a circular foundation on sand-clay layered media. Soils and Foundations, Elsevier, 55 (5), pp. 1058-1068, DOI: 10.1016/j.sandf.2015.09.008.

76.  Chakraborty, M., and Kumar, J. (2014). Bearing capacity of circular foundations reinforced with geogrid sheets. Soils and Foundations, Japanese Geotechnical Society, 54 (4), pp. 820-832, DOI: 10.1016/j.sandf.2014.06.013

77.  Chakraborty, D., and Kumar, J. (2013). Dependency of Ng on footing diameter for circular footings. Soils and Foundations, Japanese Geotechnical Society, 53(1), 173-180.

78.  Kumar, J. (2003). Uplift resistance of strip and circular anchors in a two layered sand. Soils and Foundations, Japanese Geotechnical Society, 43(1), 101-107.

 

International Journal of Geomechanics, American Society of Civil Engineers

 

79.  Khatri, V.S., and Kumar, J. (2019). Finite-element limit analysis of strip and circular skirted footings on sand. International Journal of Geomechanics,19(3), 19(3),06019001. https://doi.org/10.1061/(ASCE)GM.1943-5622.0001370

80.  Sahoo, J.P., and Kumar, J. (2018). Required lining pressure for the stability of twin circular tunnels in soils. International Journal of Geomechanics, ASCE, Vol. 18, Issue 7. https://doi.org/10.1061/(ASCE)GM.1943-5622.0001196

81.  Khatri, V.N., Kumar, J., and Akhtar, S. (2017). Bearing capacity of foundations with an inclusion of dense sand layer over loose Sand Strata. International Journal of Geomechanics, ASCE, Vol. 17, Issue 10. https://doi.org/10.1061/(ASCE)GM.1943-5622.0000980

82.  Bhattacharya, P., and Kumar, J. (2016). Uplift capacity of anchors in layered sand using finite element limit analysis: Formulation and results. International Journal of Geomechanics, ASCE, 16 (3), 04015078. https://doi.org/10.1061/(ASCE)GM.1943-5622.0000560

83.  Chakraborty, M., and Kumar, J. (2015). Lower bound axisymmetric formulation for geomechanics problems using nonlinear optimization. International Journal of Geomechanics, ASCE, 15 (5), art. no. 06014024, DOI: 10.1061/(ASCE)GM.1943-5622.0000454.

84.  Chakraborty, D., and Kumar, J. (2015). Seismic bearing capacity of shallow embedded foundations on sloping ground surface. International Journal of Geomechanics. ASCE, 15 (1), art. no. 04014035, DOI: 10.1061/(ASCE)GM.1943-5622.0000403.

85.  Chakraborty, D., and Kumar, J. (2015). Bearing capacity of circular footings on reinforced soils. International Journal of Geomechanics. ASCE, 15 (1), art. no. 04014034, DOI: 10.1061/(ASCE)GM.1943-5622.0000343.

86.  Veiskarami, M., Kumar, J., and Valikhah, F. (2014). Effect of flow rule on the bearing capacity of strip foundations on sand by the upper-bound limit analysis and slip lines. International Journal of Geomechanics. ASCE, 14 (3), art. no. 04014008, DOI: 10.1061/(ASCE)GM.1943-5622.0000324.

87.  Kumar, J., and Chakraborty, D. (2013). Bearing capacity of foundations with inclined groundwater seepage. International Journal of Geomechanics. ASCE, 13(5), 611-624.

88.  Chakraborty, D., and Kumar, J. and (2014). Bearing capacity of strip foundations in reinforced soils. International Journal of Geomechanics. ASCE, 14 (1), pp. 45-58, DOI: 10.1061/(ASCE)GM.1943-5622.0000275

89.  Chakraborty, D., and Kumar, J. (2012). Bearing capacity of piles in soft clay underlaid by cohesive frictional soil. International Journal of Geomechanics, ASCE, 13(3), 311-317.

90.  Kumar, J., and Chakraborty, D. (2012). Linearization of Drucker-Prager yield criterion for axisymmetric problems: Implementation in lower bound limit analysis. International Journal of Geomechanics. ASCE, 13(2), 153-161.

91.  Kumar, J., and Sahoo, J.P. (2012). An upper bound solution for pullout capacity of vertical anchors in sand using finite elements and limit analysis. International Journal of Geomechanics. ASCE, 12(3), 333-337.

92.  Kumar, J., and Bhattacharya, P. (2011). On reducing the computational effort for performing linear optimization in the lower bound finite elements limit analysis. International Journal of Geomechanics, ASCE, 11(5), 406-412.

93.  Khatri, V.N., and Kumar, J. (2011). Uplift capacity of axially loaded piles in clays. International Journal of Geomechanics, ASCE, 11(1), 23-28.

94.  Kouzer, K.M., and Kumar, J. (2009). Vertical uplift capacity of equally spaced horizontal strip anchors in sandInternational Journal of Geomechanics, ASCE, 9(5), 230-236.

95.  Kumar, J., and Khatri, V.N. (2008). Effect of footing roughness on lower bound Ng values International Journal of GeomechanicsASCE, (3), 176-187.

96.  Kumar, J., and Ghosh, P. (2007). Ultimate bearing capacity of two interfering rough strip footings. International Journal of GeomechanicsASCE, 7(1),53-62.

97.  Kumar, J. (2006). On stress reduction coefficient and amplification factor for seismic response of ground. International Journal of Geomechanics, ASCE, Vol. 6(3),141-146.

98.  Kumar, J. (2004). Stability factors for slopes with non-associated flow rule using energy consideration. International Journal of Geomechanics, ASCE, 4(4), 264-272.

 

Geotechnical Testing Journal, American Society for Testing and Materials (ASTM)

99.  Kumar, J., and Raju, K.V.S.B. (2009). Penetration rate effect on miniature cone tip resistance for different cohesionless materials. Geotechnical Testing Journal, ASTMVol. 32(4), 375-384.

100.         Kumar, J., and Raju, K.V.S.B. (2007). Correlation between miniature cone tip resistance and shear strength parameters. Geotechnical Testing Journal, ASTM31 (3), pp. 206-216.

 

Tunnelling and Underground Space Technology, Elsevier

101.         Sahoo, J.P., and Kumar, J. (2014). Stability of a circular tunnel in presence of pseudostatic seismic body forces. Tunnelling and Underground Space Technology, Elsevier, 42, pp. 264-276, DOI: 10.1016/j.tust.2014.03.003.

102.         Sahoo, J.P., and Kumar, J. (2013). Stability of long unsupported twin circular tunnels in soils. Tunneling and Underground Space Technology, Elsevier, 38, 326-335.

 

Geotechnical and Geological Engineering, Springer

103.         Bhattacharya, P., and Kumar, J. (2017). Seismic pullout capacity of inclined anchor plates in sand. Geotechnical and Geological Engineering, Springer, Volume 35, Issue 2, pp 679-692.

104.         Bhattacharya, P., and Kumar, J. (2015). Uplift capacity of strip and circular anchors in soft clay with an overlay of sand layer. Geotechnical and Geological Engineering, Springer, 33 (6), pp. 1475-1488, DOI: 10.1007/s10706-015-9913-5.

105.         Kumar, J., and Rakaraddi, P.G. (2013). Effect of Source Energy for SASW Testing on Geological Sites. Geotechnical and Geological Engineering, Springer, Volume 31, Issue 1, pp 47-66. DOI 10.1007/s10706-012-9561-y.

106.         Sahoo, J.P., and Kumar, J. (2012). Horizontal pullout resistance for a group of two vertical plate anchors in clays. Geotechnical and Geological Engineering, Springer, 30(5), 1279-1287.

107.         Bhattacharya, P., and Kumar, J. (2012). Horizontal pullout capacity of a group of two vertical strip anchors plates embedded in sand. Geotechnical and Geological Engineering, Springer, 30(2), 513-521.

108.         Kumar, J., and Bhattacharya, P. (2011). On improving the solution by using lower bound finite elements limit analysis and linear programming. Geotechnical and Geological Engineering, Springer,29, 619-626.

109.         Kouzer, K.M., and Kumar, J. (2010). Ultimate bearing capacity of a footing considering the interference of an existing footing on sand. Geotechnical and Geological Engineering, Springer, 28 (4), 457-470.

110.         Kumar, J., and Boora, V. (2009). Dynamic response of a machine foundation in combination with spring mounting base and rubber pad. Geotechnical and Geological EngineeringSpringer, 27, 379-389.

111.         Kumar, J., and Bhoi, M.K. (2009). Vertical uplift capacity of equally spaced multiple strip anchors in sand. Geotechnical and Geological Engineering, Springer, 27, 461-472.

112.         Kumar, J., and Bhoi, M.K. (2008). Interference of multiple strip footings on sand using small scale model tests. Geotechnical and Geological Engineering, Springer, 26 (4), 469-477.

113.         Kumar, J., and Ghosh, P. (2007). Upper bound limit analysis for finding interference effect of two nearby strip footings on sand. Geotechnical and Geological Engineering, Springer, 25 (5), 499-507.

114.         Kumar, J., and Samui, P. (2006). Stability determination for layered soil slopes using the upper bound limit analysis. Geotechnical and Geological Engineering Journal, Springer Publications, 24, 1803-1819.

115.         Kumar, J., and Reddy, C.O. (2006). Dynamic response of footing and machine with spring mounting base. Geotechnical and Geological Engineering, Springer, Vol. 24(1), 14-27.

116.         Kumar, J., and Rao, V.B.K.M. (2004). Seismic horizontal pullout capacity of shallow vertical anchors in sand. Geotechnical and Geological Engineering, Springer, 22(3), 331-349.

 

 

 

International Journal of Pavement Engineering, Taylor and Francis

 

117.         Kumar, J., and Rakaraddi, P.G. (2012). SASW Evaluation of asphaltic and cement concrete pavements using different heights of fall for a spherical mass. International Journal of Pavement Engineering, Taylor and Francis, 14(4), 354-363.

118.         Kumar, J., and Rakaraddi, P.G. (2011). On the height of fall of dropping mass in SASW measurements for asphaltic road pavements. International Journal of Pavement Engineering, Taylor and Francis, 13(6), 485-493.

 

Journal of Materials in Civil Engineering, American Society of Civil Engineers (ASCE)

119.         Kumar, J., and Hazra, S. (2014). Effect of input source energy on SASW evaluation of cement concrete pavement. Journal of Materials in Civil Engineering, ASCE, 26 (6), art. no. 04014013, DOI: 10.1061/(ASCE)MT.1943-5533.0000827.

International Journal of Computational Methods

120.         Chakraborty, M., and Kumar, J. (2015). Lower bound axisymmetric limit analysis using Drucker-Prager yield cone and simulation with Mohr-Coulomb pyramid. International Journal of Computational Methods, 12 (5), art. no. 1550023, DOI: 10.1142/S0219876215500231.

121.         Sahoo, J.P., and Kumar, J. (2014). Reducing computational effort in solving geomechanics problems with upper bound finite elements limit analysis and linear optimization. International Journal of Computational Methods, 11 (2), art. no. 1342003, DOI: 10.1142/S0219876213420036.

 

Journal of Geophysics and Engineering, IOP Publishing (United Kingdom)

 

122.         Kumar, J., and Naskar, T. (2017). Predominant modes for Rayleigh wave propagation using dynamic stiffness matrix approach. Journal of Geophysics and Engineering, Volume 14, Number 5, 1032-1041. https://doi.org/10.1088/1742-2140/aa6fe3

 

Natural Hazards, Springer (SJR: 0.77, Q1, H Index: 78)

123.         Chakraborty, D., and Kumar, J. (2013). Stability of a long unsupported circular tunnel in soils with seismic forces. Natural Hazards, Springer, 68(2), 419-431.

 

Journal of Testing and Evaluation, American Society for Testing and Materials (ASTM)

 

124.         Kumar, J., and Shinde, N.S. (2019). Shear moduli of metal specimens using resonant column tests. Journal of Testing and Evaluation, ASTM, 48(6), JTE20180125 https://doi.org/10.1520/JTE20180125.

 

Geomechanics and Geoengineering, Taylor & Francis

125.         Chakraborty, D., and Kumar, J. (2015). Use of Von-Mises yield criterion for solving axisymmetric stability problems. Geomechanics and Geoengineering. 10 (3), pp. 234-241. DOI: 10.1080/17486025.2014.951080.

126.         Bhattacharya, P., and Kumar, J. (2014). Vertical pullout capacity of horizontal anchor plates in presence of seismic and seepage forces. Geomechanics and Geoengineering, 9 (4), pp. 294-302, DOI: 10.1080/17486025.2014.902116.

127.         Chakraborty, D., and Kumar, J. (2013). Bearing capacity of foundations on slopes. Geomechanics and Geoengineering. Taylor and Francis, 8 (4), 274-285, DOI: 10.1080/17486025.2013.770172.

128.         Bhattacharya, P., and Kumar, J. (2012). Seismic pullout capacity of vertical anchors in sand. Geomechanics and Geoengineering: An International Journal. Taylor and Francis, 8(3), DOI:10.1080/17486025.2012.714475.

129.         Veiskarami, M., and Kumar, J. (2012) Bearing capacity of foundations subjected to groundwater flow. Geomechanics and Geoengineering: An International Journal. Taylor and Francis, 7(4), 293-301.

 

Geomechanics and Engineering, South Korea

130.         Bhattacharya, P., and Kumar, J. (2013). Horizontal pullout capacity of a group of two vertical plate anchors in clay. Geomechanics and Engineering (GAE), Techno Press,5 (4), 299-312.

131.         Khatri, V.N., and Kumar, J. (2009). Bearing capacity factor Ng for a rough conical footingGeomechanics and Engineering (GAE), Techno Press, 1 (3), 205-218.

 

Journal of Pipeline Systems Engineering and Practice, American Society of Civil Engineers (ASCE)

132.         Chakraborty, D., and Kumar, J. (2014). Uplift resistance of long pipelines in the presence of seismic forces. Journal of Pipeline Systems, ASCE, 5 (4), art. no. 06014003, DOI: 10.1061/(ASCE)PS.1949-1204.0000172.

133.         Chakraborty, D., and Kumar, J. (2016). Uplift resistance of interfering buried pipelines in sand. Journal of Pipeline Systems Engineering and Practice, ASCE, 7 (1), 06015002

134.         Chakraborty, D., and Kumar, J. (2014). Vertical uplift resistance of pipes buried in sand. Journal of Pipeline Systems, ASCE, 5(1),149. DOI: 10.1061/(ASCE)PS.1949-1204 .0000149.

 

Geotechnical Engineering, Journal of Southeast Asian Geotechnical Society, Bangkok

135.         Kumar, J., and Cherian, A.C. (2015). Effect of cyclic strain history on shear modulus of dry sand using resonant column tests. Geotechnical Engineering, Journal of Southeast Asian Geotechnical Society, Bangkok 46 (3), pp. 99-104.

136.         Bhattacharya, P., and Kumar, J. (2015). Vertical uplift capacity of circular anchor plates. Geotechnical Engineering, 46 (3), Journal of Southeast Asian Geotechnical Society, Bangkok, pp. 105-110.

137.         Kumar, J., and Samui, P. (2008). Frequency effect on liquefaction using shake table tests. Geotechnical Engineering, Journal of Southeast Asian Geotechnical Society, 39 (3), Bangkok, 169-173.

 

International Journal of Geotechnical Engineering, Taylor & Francis

 

138.         Cherian, A.C., and Kumar, J. (2015). A study on arrival time corrections by using extender and bender elements. International Journal of Geotechnical Engineering, 9 (4), pp. 403-415. DOI: 10.1179/1939787914Y.0000000075.

139.         Sahoo, J.P., and Kumar, J. (2014). Ultimate bearing capacity of shallow strip and circular foundations by using limit analysis, finite elements, and optimization. International Journal of Geotechnical Engineering, 9 (1), pp. 30-41, DOI: 10.1179/1939787914Y.0000000070.

140.         Hazra, S., and Kumar, J. (2014). SASW testing of asphaltic pavement by dropping steel balls. International Journal of Geotechnical Engineering, 8 (1), pp. 34-4, DOI: 10.1179/1938636213Z.00000000051.

141.         Sahoo, J.P., and Kumar, J. (2012). Vertical uplift resistance of two horizontal strip anchors with common vertical axis. International Journal of Geotechnical Engineering, J. Ross Publishing, 6(4), 485-495.

142.         Kumar, J., and Bhoi, M.K. (2010). Effect of interference of strip footings and strip anchors on their elastic settlement International Journal of Geotechanical Engineering, J. Ross Publishing,4(2), 289-297.

143.         Kumar, J., and Bhoi, M.K. (2010). Vertical uplift resistance of a group of two strip anchors in sand from model tests. International Journal of Geotechanical Engineering,4(2), J. Ross Publishing, 269-277.

 

KSCE Journal of Civil Engineering, Springer

144.         Sahoo, J.P., and Kumar, J. (2013). Horizontal pullout resistance of a group of two vertical anchors in sand. KSCE Journal of Civil Engineering, Springer, 17(7),1614-1620.

Iranian Journal of Science & Technology, Transactions of Civil Engineering, Springer

145.         Veiskarami, M., Kumar, J., and Valikhah, F. (2015). A practical procedure to estimate the bearing capacity of footings on sand: Application to 87 case studies. Iranian Journal of Science & Technology, Transactions of Civil Engineering, 39(C2+), pp. 469-483.

146.         Kumar, J. (2006). Uplift response of strip anchors in sand using FEM. Iranian Journal of Science and Technology, Vol. 30 (B4), 475-486.

 

Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences India Section A - Physical Sciences, Springer

147.         Chakraborty, D., and Kumar, J. (2017). Stability numbers for a vertical circular excavation with surcharge. Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences India Section A - Physical Sciences, Volume 87, Issue 1, pp 115-123.

148.         Chakraborty, D., and Kumar, J. (2014). Effect of groundwater seepage on uplift resistance of buried pipelines. Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences India Section A - Physical Sciences, 84 (4), pp. 595-605, DOI: 10.1007/s40010-014-0166-0

149.         Sahoo, J.P., and Kumar, J. (2013). Stability of a long unsupported circular tunnel in clayey soil by using upper bound finite element limit analysis. Proceedings, Indian National Science, Academy, 79(4), 807-815.

 

Electronic Journal of Geotechnical Engineering, United States

150.         Kumar, J. (2006). Ground response of Ahmedabad city during Bhuj earthquake: A case study. Electronic Journal of Geotechnical Engineering, Vol. 11(C).

151.         Kumar, J., and Ghosh, P. (2005). Determination of Ng for rough circular footing using the method of characteristics. Electronic Journal of Geotechnical Engineering, USA, Vol. 10, (B): Online publication.

152.         Ghosh, P., and Kumar, J. (2005). Seismic bearing capacity of strip footings adjacent to slopes using the upper bound limit analysis. Electronic Journal of Geotechnical Engineering, USA, Vol. 10, (C): Online publication.

153.         Kumar, J. (2004). A study on an active isolation of machine base with spring cushion. Electronic Journal of Geotchnical EngineeringUSA., Vol. 9 (E): Online publication.

Indian Geotechnical Journal, Springer

154.         Kumar, J., Raju, K.V.S.B., and Kumar, A. (2007). On correlations among the peak rate of dilation, peak friction angle and critical state friction angle. Indian Geotechnical Journal, 37(1), 53-63.

155.         Kumar, J. (2004). Effect of dilatancy angle on uplift resistance of shallow anchors. Indian Geotechnical Journal, 34(2), 203-225.

156.         Kumar, J. (2002). Guidelines for anchored sheet piles design using the fixed earth support method. Indian Geotechnical Journal, 32(2), 289-308.

157.         Kumar, J. (2002). Uplift response of buried pipes in sands using FEM. Indian Geotechnical Journal, 32(2), 2002:146-160.

158.         Kumar, J., and Rao, K.S.S. (1997). Effects of cohesion and surcharge on the pullout capacity of vertical anchors. Indian Geotechnical Journal, 27(2),182-192.

159.         Rao, K.S.S., and Kumar, J. (1996). Method of establishing critical failure surface in passive pressure determination. Indian Geotechnical Journal, 26(3), 297-312.

 

Journal of Indian Road Congress, IRC

160.         Sharma, V.M., Uppal, K.B., Kumar, J. and Gupta, P. (1996). Reinforced earth technology for the Arterial Expressway Corridor Project at Jammu. Journal of Indian Road Congress, Paper 443, 529-559.

 

Discussions Published in Journals

 

Journal of Engineering Mechanics, American Society of Civil Engineers (ASCE)

161.         Kumar, J., and Mohapatra, D. (2018). Closure on: Lower-bound finite elements limit analysis for Hoek-Brown materials using Semidefinite Programming. Journal of Engineering Mechanics, ASCE, Vol. 144, Issue 7. https://doi.org/10.1061/(ASCE)EM.1943-7889.0001486

 

International Journal of Geomechanics, American Society of Civil Engineers (ASCE)

162.         Bhattacharya, P., and Kumar, J. (2017). Closure to uplift capacity of anchors in layered sand using finite-element limit analysis: Formulation and results. International Journal of Geomechanics, ASCE, Vol. 17, Issue 7, https://doi.org/10.1061/(ASCE)GM.1943-5622.0000879

 

Computers and Geotechnics, Elsevier

163.         Chakraborty, M., and Kumar, J. (2016). Reply to discussion on "Bearing capacity of circular footings over rock mass by using axisymmetric quasi lower bound finite element limit analysis" Comput. Geotech., 73, pp. 235-237.

 

Journal of Geotechnical and Geo-environmental Engineering, ASCE

 

164.         Kumar, J., and Bhoi, M.K. (2010). Closure to interference of two closely spaced strip footings on sand using model tests. Journal of Geotechnical and Geo-environmental Engineering, ASCE, USA, 136(2), 1730.

165.         Rao, K.S.S., and Kumar, J. (1996). Vertical uplift capacity of horizontal anchors. Journal of Geotechnical Engineering, ASCE, USA, 122, 164.

 

Geotechnique, ICE, UK

166.         Kumar, J. (2003). Seismic bearing capacity factors for spread foundations. Geotechnique, Institution of Civil Engineers, UK, 53(4),445-446.

167.         Kumar, J. (2002). Distribution of earth pressure on retaining wall. Geotechnique, Institution of Civil Engineers, UK, 52(3), 231.

 

Canadian Geotechnical Journal

168.         Kumar, J. (1995). Ultimate pullout capacity of single vertical anchors. Canadian Geotechnical Journal, 32, 1093-1094.

169.         Kumar, J. (2001). Static and seismic passive earth pressure coefficients on rigid retaining structures. Canadian Geotechnical Journal, 38 (5), 1149-1150.

 

RESEARCH STUDENTS' GUIDANCE

 

Sr.

No.

Student' name

Degree

Title

Year and Status

1

Rao, V.B.K.M.

M.Sc.

Seismic bearing capacity of foundations and horizontal pullout capacity of vertical anchors.

Completed in 2001 (Guided independently)

2

Samui, P.

Associate Professor, Civil Engg. Department, NIT Patna

M.Sc.

Stability numbers for slopes with associated and non-associated flow rule and shake table liquefaction studies.

Completed in 2004

(Guided independently)

3

Ghosh, P.

(Professor, Civil Engg IIT Kanpur)

Ph.D

Application of method of characteristics and upper bound limit analysis to different bearing capacity problems.

Completed in 2005

(Guided independently)

4

Kouzer, K.M.

(Associate Professor & Head of Civil Engg. Dept, Govt. Engg College, Kozhikode)

Ph.D

On upper bound solution for different geotechnical problems using finite elements and linear programming.

Completed in 2008

(Guided independently)

5

Raju, K.V.S.B.

(Asst Professor, UVCE, Bangalore University, Bangalore)

Ph.D

Effect of stress level on the shear strength characteristics of soils and miniature cone penetration tests.

Completed in 2008

(Guided independently)

6

Khatri, V.N.

(Asst. Professor, Civil Engg Dept., IIT Dhanbad)

 

 

Ph.D

On lower bound solution for different geotechnical problems using finite elements and linear programming.

Completed in 2009

(Guided independently)

7

Bhoi, M.K.

(Asst. Professor, Civil Engg Dept., Pandit Deendayal Petroleum Univ., Gandhinagar

Ph.D

Effect of interference of footings on the bearing capacity of footings and pullout capacity of anchors.

Completed in 2009

(Guided independently)

8

*Madhusudhan, B.N

(Research Fellow, University of Southampton, UK)

Ph.D

Dynamic properties of dry to fully saturated sands using resonant column and bender element tests.

Completed in 2012

(Guided independently)

9

*Bhattacharya, Paramita

(Asst. Professor, Civil Engg Dept., IIT Kharagpur)

Ph.D

On lower bound limit analysis, finite elements and linear programming: Application and improvement.

Completed in 2012.

(Guided independently)

10

*Rakaraddi, Prabhu G

(Associate Professor, Civil Engg, Basaveshwar Engineering College, Bagalkot)

Ph.D

Surface wave testing of ground and road pavements.

Completed in 2013.

(Guided independently)

11

*Sahoo, Jagdish Prasad

(Assistant Professor, Civil Engg. Dept, IIT Roorkee)

Ph.D

Upper Bound Finite Element Limit Analysis for Problems of Reinforced Earth, Unsupported Tunnels and a Group of Anchor.

Completed in 2013.

(Guided independently)

12

*Chakraborty, Debarghya

(Asst. Professor, Civil Engg Dept., IIT Kharagpur)

Ph.D

Lower Bound Limit Analysis of Different Plane Strain and Axisymmetric Geomechanics Stability Problems Using Finite Elements and Linear Programming.

Completed in 2013.

(Guided independently)

13

*Chakraborty, Manash

(Asst. Professor, IIT (BHU) Varanasi.)

Ph.D

Finite Element Limit Analysis for solving Different Axisymmetric Stability Problems in Geomechanics: Formulation and Solutions

Completed in 2015.

(Guided independently)

14

*Cherian, Achu Catherine

Ph.D

Effect of Cyclic Strain Path and Vibration Cycles on Shear Modulus and Damping of Sand

Completed in 2016.

15

*Tarun Naskar

Assistant Professor, IIT Madras, Chenai

Ph.D

Testing of ground subsurface using spectral and multichannel analysis of surface waves.

Completed in 2017.

(Guided independently)

16

*Debasis Mohapatra

Ph.D

On 2D and 3D Numerical Modelling in Geomechanics

Ongoing (Joined in Aug 15)

(Guiding independently)

17

*Ninad Shinde

Ph.D

On dynamic properties of sand with varying saturation

Joined in Aug 16

(Guiding independently)

18

*Obaidur Rahaman

Ph.D

On numerical limit analysis for Rocks using Heok & Brown material

Joined in Aug 16

19

*Abdullah Talib

Ph.D

On dispersion of surface waves during testing of ground

Joined in Aug 17.

(Guiding independently)

20

*Hemant Jain

Ph.D

On analysis of tunnels

Joined in Aug 17.

(Joint supervision with Prof. T.G. Sitharam)

 

FOREIGN RESEARCH STUDENTS:

1.     Co-supervisor for MS Student Thesis: Fatemeh Valikhah on: Numerical analysis of the influence of the flow rule on the bearing capacity of shallow foundations, University of Guilan, Iran, 2013. Supervisor: Dr. Mehdi Veiskarami.

2.     Co-supervisor for ongoing MS Student Thesis: Nima Farshidfar, Persian Gulf University, Supervisor: Dr. Amin Keshavarz, Associate Professor, Persian Gulf University, Busher, Iran.

 

 

ME STUDENTS' DISSERTATION

 

Sr.

No.

Student's name

Degree

Title

Year and Status

1

Chitikela, S.

ME

Seismic passive pressure coefficients

Completed in 2001

2

Kumar, N.

ME

Seismic bearing capacity of foundation on slopes.

Completed in 2002

3

Reddy, C.O.

ME

An experimental investigation of machine foundation with cushioning of spring mounting base and pad.

Completed in 2003

4

Sengupta, J.

ME

Seismic response of horizontal ground

Completed in 2004

5

Khatri, V.N.

ME

Optimized upper bound solution using linear programming technique

Completed in 2005

6

Boora, V.

ME

An experimental investigation of machine foundation with cushioning of spring mounting base and subjected to horizontal excitation

Completed in 2006

7

Sultaniya, A.K.

ME

Seismic response of layered ground

Completed in 2007

8

Singh, V.P.

ME

Inversion technique in SASW

Completed in 2009

9

Naskar,T.

ME

On the application of finite elements lower bound limit analysis

Completed in 2010

10

*Harsha Vajjarapu

MTech

On Seismic testing of pavement

Completed in 2013

11

*Maitra, S.

ME

On Seismic testing of ground.

Completed in 2014

12

*Anita

ME

Analysis of surface waves

Completed in 2015

13

*Rahul Ganhar

ME

Non-destructive testing of ground using spectral analysis of surface waves (SASW) method.

Completed in 2016

14

*Adari Sai Vivek

ME

Analysis of ground using seismic waves: spectral calculations and refraction wave analysis

Completed in 2017

15

*Kavya M S

ME

Finite element analysis of lined and unlined tunnels.

Completed in 2018

16

*Battina Sandeeep

ME

Testing of ground using surface waves.

Completing in July 2019

17

RVKS Kaundinya

ME

Joined in May 2019 for his dissertation.