IITGn -Short Course for Civil Engineers and Professionals on Infrastructure Development with Geosynthetics

Event Date: 
Monday, 26. June 2017

26th – 29th June, 2017

at Indian Institute of Technology Gandhinagar Palaj, Gandhinagar- 382355, Gujarat, India. 

Dear Colleagues:

I am appending herewith an announcement of a Short Course on "Infrastructure Development with Geosynthetics"  being organized by IIT-Gandhinagar during 26th – 29th June, 2017. Interested persons may register online at the course website:

For further information, please feel free to contact me.

With best regards,

Amit Prashant
IIT Gandhinagar
E-mail: ap@iitgn.ac.in
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Short Course for Civil Engineers and Professionals
on
Infrastructure Development with Geosynthetics
(26th – 29th June, 2017)
at
Indian Institute of Technology Gandhinagar
Palaj, Gandhinagar- 382355, Gujarat, India.

Course Objectives:

The aim of the course is to abreast the participants with fundamentals of Geosynthetic materials, design and construction, and also provide exposure to International and National best practices:

  • Have an overall understanding about various types of geosynthetics and engineering with them in various civil engineering and water resources structures for economical and durable structures
  • Understand the guidelines and requirements for retaining structures, construction on soft soils, for drainage and filteration and pavements, dams and canals, to enable them to plan and direct the construction activity appropriately.

Participants:

The course is designed for, a) Civil Engineers, in Central and State Governments and PSUs in particular Geotechnical and Environmental Engineers and Water Resources engineers engaged in design and execution of structures, b) Senior professionals responsible for directing these activities, c) Senior faculty in Structural and Geotechnical engineering in academic institutions.

Course Faculty:

  • Prof. G.V. Rao, IIT Gandhinagar
  • Sri M. Venkataraman, Former Vice President of Garware-Wall Ropes Ltd.
  • Dr. Jimmy Thomas, Geosynthetics Consultant, Kochi
  • Prof. Ajanta Sachan, IIT Gandhinagar
  • Prof. Amit Prashant, IIT Gandhinagar

Course Contents:

Geosynthetics – Types and Manufacturing methods, Functions and principal applications, Reinforced Soil Retaining Structures – Walls and Slopes, Base Reinforcement on Soft soils for high embankments, Pavements, Erosion Control, Testing and Evaluation, Codal provisions, Case Studies

Certificate: 

Participants who successfully complete the course will be awarded a certificate.

Registration:

The course fee is Rs. 16,500/- (Rupees Sixteen Thousand Five Hundred only) per participant. It includes course material, lunch, and tea breaks. The postgraduate students and faculty of civil engineering may request a discount in course fee. Interested persons may register online at the course website (http://www.iitgn.ac.in/Geosynthetics2017/) or by sending the filled up registration form (available on website) to IIT Gandhinagar. For any queries contact: n.shukla@iitgn.ac.in or  call  8000070904.