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Gems of Structural Engg - Dr N Krishna Raju - (Post-26)

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PostPosted: Wed Oct 27, 2010 1:37 pm    Post subject: Gems of Structural Engg - Dr N Krishna Raju - (Post-26) Reply with quote

Dr. N. Krishnaraju

Academic :-

Served as Professor of Civil Engineering at M.S. Ramaiah Institute of Technology, Banglore. Dr. N Krishna Raju, obtained his BE Degree from Mysore, M.Sc (Engg) from Madras and Ph D degree from the University of Leeds (UK) as a commonwealth scholar. He has taught at college of Engineering, Guindy, Madras (Chennai), Regional Engineering College, Calicut, Lanchester College of Technology, Conventry (UK). Indian Institute of Science, Banglore and Karnataka Regional Engineering College, Suratkal. He was a visiting professor at the Unversity of Basrah, Iraq during 1979-82.

Literature :-

Dr. N. Krishna Raju published over sixty research papers in reputed journals and is the author of famous books, namely :-
1) Prestressed Concrete - TMH Publisher
2) Design of Concrete Mixes - CBS Publisher
3) Reinforced concrete design, as per IS:456-2000 - CBS
4) Advanced Concrete Design - CBS
5) Prestressed Concrrete Bridges - CBS
6) Design of Bridges - Oxford IBH
7) Structural Design and Drawing
Cool Numerical Methods in Engineering Problems

Amongst these the books on Prestressed concrte and RCC were very popularly used by the college students.

Professional :-

Dr. N. Krishna Raju is member of the Institute of Structural Engineers (London), the Institute of Engineers (India) and the Indian Concrete Institute.

He has actively involved in research and consultancy related to plain and reinforced / PSC.

His book on Prestressed concrete being very popular, commonly used in other developing nations also (other than India). The Engineering community in Indonesia liked the book so much that now it is Translated in 'Indonesian Language' also (in Yr 1986).

The book on PSC is highly influenced ny the work done by Wisards - i.e.  Fugene Freyssinet, Yues Guyon, Gustan Magnel, P. Abels, T. Y. Lin, Dr. Fritz Leonhardt and Ben. C, Gerwick. The book 'Prestressed Concrete' by M. K. Hurst, Chapman and Hall (London), has refered acknowledged the referece of this book also.

Awards :-

Dr. N. Krishna Raju recd several awards, prominent among them Sir Bowen Memorial Prize, Garudacharya and Krish Iyengar Gold Medals from University of Mysore, UP Govt National Award and Excellence in Technical Authorship, Birla Super Endowment Award, Eminent Civil Engg, George Oomen Memorial Prize, Institute of Engg and Nagadi Award.

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So engineering community in India (especially the fresh generation) is thankfull to Dr. N. Krishna Raju for his huge work and wish all the best.

(composed for SEFI)


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PostPosted: Sun Apr 22, 2012 5:41 pm    Post subject: Reply with quote

Can any one provide  me the email address of Dr N Krishna Raju?
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