Geotechnical Engineering - Research



Research Areas

The MS and Ph.D. research work in the division covers analytical, experimental and numerical methods of investigation. On an average about 6 MS and 4 Ph.D. students are registered in the division annually. Some of the latest research topics are :

  • Behavior of Pile Walls in Liquefying Soil Layers

  • Analytical and Experimental Studies on Geotextile Reinforced Road Aggregates

  • Strengthening of Week Soil Against Liquefaction

  • Liquefaction Modeling Using Computer Techniques

  • Study And Design of Vertical Drains for Ground Improvement

  • Behavior of Reinforced Soil Walls Under Dynamic Loads

  • Finite Element Analysis of Pile Jetting

  • Probabilistic Settlement Analysis of Shallow Foundations

  • Reliability Analysis of Piled – Raft Foundation

  • Stochastic Ground Response Analysis

  • Dynamic Lateral Response of Piles in Clay

  • A Continuous Spring Model for Soil-Structure Interaction for the Analysis of Beams, Plates, Shells, and their Combinations on Elastic Foundations

  • Design of Ground Improvement Using Stone Columns

  • Improvement of Expansive Soil by Deep Insitu Technique

  • Liquefaction Resistance of Soils With Plastic and Non-Plastic Fines

  • Studies on Construction of Embankments on Soft Clay Soil Using Geocell layers and Stone Columns

  • Drag Load on Piles and Remedial Methods

  • Stochastic Finite Element Method for Reinforced Soil Structures

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