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Gem of Bridge Engineering Dr. V K Raina

 
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Gem of Bridge Engineering Dr. V K Raina


Interview with Dr. Virindra Kumar Raina (Civil 1961), world-renowned civil & structural Bridge engineer



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Concrete Bridge Practice by Dr. V. K Raina


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Concrete Bridges: Inspection, Repair, Strengthening, Testing and Load Capacity Evaluation by V. K. Raina



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More About DR. VIRINDRA K. RAINA
Civil Engineering Expert - POLICY & DIRECTION
- Design, Construction , Rehabilitation, Contract &
Construction Management, Training, Disputes &
Claims Resolution, and Business Development.
Currently:

Technical Director at I.T.N.L. (I.L.& F.S. Group)
from Jan. 01, 2009
formerly:
Techl. Advisor to Govt. of Bahrain: 40 km. long Bahrain-
Qatar Sea-Link Project (US$ 5000 Million), and
Sr. Expert and Consultant to; the U.N. & the WORLD BANK
Present CONTACT:
B-13, Sector-14, NOIDA-201301, U.P.,
near New Delhi, India.
Phones: +91-9818576767, +91-120-2510987
E-Mails: rainavk1@rediffmail.com ,
virindra.raina@ilfsindia.com,
and rainavk@gmail.com

PROFESSION:
Civil Engineering (Management, Construction, Design,
Training, Contracts, Disputes & Claims Resolution)

PROFESSIONAL MEMBERSHIPS :
• Member, Institution of Civil Engineers, London, UK
(MICE)
– Membership No. : 31437991
• Chartered Engineer, London, UK (C.Eng.)
• Professional Engineer, Ontario, Canada (P.Eng.)
– Membership No. : 37971017
• Member, India Roads Congress, New Delhi, India (MIRC)
– L M No. : 5546
• Member of various professional civil engineering
committees dealing with drafting of codes of practice for
design, construction and specifications. Previously :
Member of Committees for fixing budget and
management criteria for various works, reviewing
technical books and papers, monitoring work of certain
research projects and selection and recruitment of
engineers


KEY QUALIFICATIONS :
. as Technical Director : ITNL (of IL&FS Group)….
Conducting in-house Technical AUDIT of on-going
Projects, TRAINING of Senior Engineers, imparting
Technical DIRECTION in DESIGN / CONSTN./ QA and QC
/ and ADVISE in TENDERING and Business
Development …. particularly overseas
• Technincal Advisor to US (PWA),Min. of Works, Govt of
Bahrain, and: BAHRAIN-QATAR CAUSEWAY (40km long
sealink through the Arabian Gulf).
. well rounded Consultant engineering experience – 15 ½
years experience as a Senior Expert and Consultant to the
United Nations and to the World Bank, and
26 years competitive practising professional experience with
International Consulting Engineers in the Private sector,
in developed as well as developing countries
• as CONSULTANT to the African Development Bank
carried out the “Evaluation of Bank Group Assistance to
Transport Sector in Malawi”
• Operations Advisor (Bridge Engineering, Contract
Management, Training in Design and Construction-
Supervision) and Business Development in various countries
- as an Independent Consultant.
• Established and managed a fully-fledged Consulting
engineering practice for ten years (1972 -1982) in various
fields of civil engineering, covering bridges, industrial
structures, buildings, aircraft hangars, chimneys, cooling
towers, water tanks & towers, reservoirs, silos, port
structures, etc.
• Designed and supervised construction of over
100,000 lane-meters of CONCRETE BRIDGES in
different countries on various types of foundations in
different substrata conditions. [Prestressed and
reinforced concrete straight / skew / curved - continuous,
semi-continuous and determinate decks (voided slabs,
boxes, beams-and-slab), constructed segmentally, inplace
or precast inplace / launched; on caisson / pile /
open foundations].
• A highly qualified and experienced practising
professional civil engineer with sustained private sector
experience, a Ph.D. from London University (Imperial
College), Professional Memberships of two globally
recognized Civil Engineering Institutions (Institution of
Civil Engineers – London, UK, and Professional
Engineers of Ontario, Toronto, Canada), a track record of
relevant experience, skill and thorough understanding,
corroborated by numerous Publications and
authorship of 9 Books in the relevant
fields.
• Dr.Raina is recipient of the prestigeous
S.B.JOSHI CITATION and AWARD for the BEST BRIDGE
and STRUCTURAL ENGINEER of 2010.
• He is a VISITING PROFESSOR at the 117-year old
world-famous 'College of Engineering, Pune'.


MAIN CAPACITY :
.CIVIL ENGINEERING DESIGN, CONSTRUCTIONSUPERVISION,
REHABILITATION,
DISPUTE-RESOLUTION (Consultants and Contractors
works) & TRAINING OF HOST-COUNTRY-ENGINEERS
• Policy-Design AND Executive-
Direction - civil engineering, including
transportation, design and construction sectors)
• Institution building : establishing parameters,
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drafting Terms of Reference, managing Engineering
(project preparation / procurement / implementation) and
personnel, assistance in establishing Roads Authority
• Contract-Management & Monitoring
• Procurement, including review of Bidding
Documents to the requirements of International
Organizations (World Bank, United Nations, African
Development Bank, European Union, etc.) : Consultant
Services, Works Contracts
• Construction Management, including
investigation of Construction Failures / Claims / Dispute
Resolution / Solutions / Rehabilitation ….. A N D
• Project Appraisal and Review
• Human Resource Management, Job Descriptions and
requirements, selection and recruitment of higher-level
engineers for design / construction / procurement; and
ENGINEER-Ttraining

PUBLICATIONS :
• authored 9 practical reference-class books in
civil engineering (based on extensive professional
experience in several countries). The Titles are :
- Field Manual for Highway and Bridge Engineers,
2009 (3rd Edition)
- The World of Bridges …2007
- Concrete Bridges Handbook, 1999;
- Analysis, Design and Economics (Concrete Bridges), 1994;
- Inspection, Repair, Strengthening, Testing and Load
Capacity Evaluation of Concrete Bridges, 1994;
- Consultancy and Construction Agreements for Bridges,
including Field Investigations, 1989;
- Concrete for Construction – Facts and Practice, 1989;
- Construction, Maintenance and Rehabilitation (Concrete
Bridges), 1988; and
- Construction & Contract Management Practices
…. the Inside Story, 2010
(Publishers : McGraw Hill, New York , Tata-McGraw Hill,
SHROFF-Publishers: Bombay and Galgotia Publications,
New Delhi).
• Numerous Papers and Technical Advisories (all included
in the above 8 books) and Operational Procedures (on
construction, design, rehabilitation and contract
management & monitoring) for manpower training through
specialist refresher courses, and Assessment of engineering
services. A partial list of these Papers is given in

Annexure – 1.
COUNTRY EXPERIENCE:
i. Bahrain
ii. Bangladesh x. Lesotho (Southern Africa)
iii. Bhutan xi. North Yemen
iv. Bosnia Herzegovina xii. Saudi Arabia
v. Canada xiii. Serbia
vi. Croatia xiv. Sri Lanka
vii. England xv. USA
viii. India xvi. ex-Yugoslavia
ix. Iraq xvii. Zambia
EDUCATION:
Ph.D. (Civil Engineering), London University (Imperial
College), London, England, 1966
Major field : Concrete Structures and Technology
D.I.C. (Concrete Structures and Technology) Masters
Degree, Imperial College, London, England, 1964
B.Sc. (Civil and Municipal Engineering), Banaras
University, India, 1961. Awarded two gold medals for
merit, 1st Class 1st – broke the University record.
OTHER TRAINING RECEIVED:
at : in :
- Battersea College of
Technology, London, UK
- City University, London, UK
- Regent St. Polytechnic,
London, UK
 Tall Buildings (Analysis and
Design)
 Bridge Decks (Transverse
Load Distribution)
 Soil Mechanics and
Foundation Design
 Structural Analysis
 Construction Management
 Contract Management
TRAINING IMPARTED to SENIOR
ENGINEERS in VARIOUS COUNTRIES:
(areas of) Training, imparted In-house, are indicated in
Annexure – 2 and these cover :
A. Construction and Contract Mangmnt. and
Monitoring of major Civil Engineering Projects
B. Transportation structures (Design, Construction
and Rehabilitation)
C. workman-like Highway „Construction-Administration‟ covering
Administration, Management and Monitoring
D. adopting a workman-like „Field-Handbook‟ approach to Projects
E. Disputes and Claims Resolution

AWARDS :
. selected and Cited as the BEST Structural &
Bridge Engineer 2010 AND delivered the
S.B.Joshi Memorial LECTURE of the Year.
• Two gold Medals for merit at Engineering Graduation
(1st class 1st), topped in the University
• Commonwealth Scholar, London University, London, UK
• Cited in the “Who is Who”, India
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• • „Citation‟ for various Professional Papers

EMPLOYMENT RECORD :
• POSITION:
From Jan. 01, 2009 ....
. Technical Director : ITNL (of IL&FS Group)
conducting in-house Technical AUDIT of on-going
Projects, TRAINING of Senior Engineers, imparting
Technical DIRECTION in DESIGN / CONSTN./ QA and QC
/ and ADVISE in TENDERING and Business
Development …. particularly overseas
• POSITION:
Technical Advisor: to the US (PWA), Govt of Bahrain;
AND for the BAHRAIN-QATAR 40km. Long
Sealink through the ARABIAN GULF.
• EMPLOYER
Ministry of Works & Housing,
P.O .Box 5, Manama, Bahrain
• PERIOD
Dec. 2003 to Nov. 2008
• BRIEF WORK SUMMARY
-Procurement Planning, Design, Investigations, Surveys,
Route-location, Supervision, Quantities, Costing, Contract
Documents, Construction & Constn. Methods Appraisal,
and Q.A.& Q.C. and TRAINING of Engineers for Capacitybuilding
in-house.
- Advise on Policy Matters, Disputes & Claims Resolution
Objectives and Strategic Plans.
- Training of Senior Engineers and Policy-makers in various
aspects of Design, Construction and Maintenance &
Rehabilitation of Bridges, and Contract, Contract
Management and Procurement of Consultancy and
Construction Services.
• POSITION
Consultant
• EMPLOYER
African Development Bank, lvory coast, West Africa
• PERIOD
June – Sept., 2002
• BRIEF WORK SUMMARY
carried out the Evaluation of Bank Group‟s
assistance to Transport Sector in MALAWI, during
the previous 25 years, covering Road, Rail, Lake and
Air transportation modes.
• POSITION
Operations Advisor (Bridge Engineering, Contract and
Procurement Management and Training in Design and
Construction Supervision) and Business Development in various
countries, as an Independent Consultant
Intercontinental Consultants and Technocrats Pvt. Ltd. (ICT),
New Delhi
• PERIOD :
Apr. 1999 – Nov. 2003 (whenever in India)
BRIEF WORK SUMMARY :
Training in Procurement and in Bridge Design and
Construction Supervision Engineers, Business Development
in different countries, preparation of Technical Proposals,
and mounting Technical Audits – on Projects in India,
Ethiopia, Bangladesh and Mangolia.
• POSITION :
Technical Assistance Consultant - Contracts Manager
EMPLOYER :
WORLD BANK, Ministry of Works, LESOTHO (Southern
Africa)
PERIOD :
Feb. 1997 – Feb. 1999 (2 years)
BRIEF WORK SUMMARY :
- Road Rehabilitation and Maintenance Project : responsible for
contract management and monitoring and
procurement of consultancy services and works
contracts, ENGINEER-Training and preparing
manuals of operational systems and procedures for the
eventual use of
Roads Authority.
- For establishing and managing a Roads Authority, examined
issues such as :
 Purpose of Roads Authority (RA)
 Mission of RA
 Jurisdiction of RA
 setting up a Road Board (RB)
 setting up a Road Fund (RF)
 setting up a Road Fund Board (RFBd.)
 Format of RA
 RA Staffing
 RA HQ Organogram
 Measures needed to expedite / streamline RA working
 Handling redundant staff from parent Ministry
 Rolling Corporate Plan of RA
 Managerial accountability
 Introducing sound business practices into RA‟s working
 Financial Accounting System (RA – FAS)
As a practising professional, so far :
• 15 ½ years with the UNITED NATIONS and the WORLD
BANK as a senior Expert and Consultant …. AND
• nearly 26 years with International Consultants and
Advisor to Govts.
– (in 17 Countries)
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 Financial Statement
 Cost Accounting System (RA – CAS)
 Management Info Systems (MIS) for roads and bridges,
i.e. Road Management System (RMS)
 Key Indices for measuring “Performance” of RA
 Duties of „Planning Unit‟ in RA
 Procurement procedures
 Developing domestic contractors for road maintenance
 Allocating funds from RF to various road agencies
 Some typical road maintenance costs (Southern Africa)
 Bodies that manage different types of roads &
requirements
• POSITION :
Consultant – Highways & Bridges
EMPLOYER :
WORLD BANK (New Delhi)
PERIOD :
Jul. 1995 – end of 1996, (multiple short terms)
BRIEF WORK SUMMARY :
- Technical Audit, Contract and Procurement monitoring,
supervision-missions for ongoing works, analysis and time
framing of work programs, construction schedules
and over-runs of Bank funded highway projects in
India.
- Examining appropriateness of Design Consultants‟
structural solutions (for optimization of Quantities and
adequacy of construction techniques)
- Adequacy of quality of construction supervision of
CONSULTANT
- Inspecting and examining for :
 Percentage „physical‟ progress of work
 Percentage „financial‟ progress of work
 Percentage time elapsed in construction
 Catch-up construction programme for the balance works
 Corresponding monthly cash flow projections
 Identification of commitments of each participant with
cut-off dates
 Adequacy of the Contractor‟s Resource Management
Plan of his manpower, plant, material and its optimized
in-flow
 QA and QC checks and certification
 Identifying critical issues and their resolution
• POSITION :
Chief : Special Tasks Unit
EMPLOYER :
UNITED NATIONS, New York for UNPROFOR in
Croatia, Bosnia - Herzegovina, Macedonia, Serbia, and
Belgrade
PERIOD :
Sep. 1994 – Jun. 1995
BRIEF WORK SUMMARY :
 Detailed assessment of Engineering and
Procurement in the vast operations (of the UN’s Field
Administration and Logistics Division) spread over 160,000
sq. km.; recommendations for streamlining the operations
and reducing costs of resources of manpower and
materials (Confidential Report).
 Authored a global Systems Contract for Engineering
Management Services for Field Missions
• POSITION & EMPLOYER :
Self Employed, India, USA, UK, Canada
PERIOD :
Jun. 1993 – Aug. 1994
BRIEF WORK SUMMARY :
Delivered Lectures and completed the Book titled
“Inspection, Repair, Strengthening, Testing and Load
Capacity Evaluation of Concrete Bridges”.
• POSITION :
UN Expert (grade L6 i.e. D-I : Step VII) and
Team Leader of UN Team of Experts and
Consultant, UNDP and DESD in
Saudi Arabia…..UN Index # 180026
EMPLOYER :
UNITED NATIONS, New York
PERIOD :
Jul. 1982 - May 1993 (11 years)
BRIEF WORK SUMMARY :
Worked on multi-billion dollar Highway
Development and Rehabilitation Projects
including bridges, tunnels and culverts in
Saudi Arabia, covering :
• Coordinating work in the field of
transportation/traffic studies and economic
evaluation of highway networks, hydrological
studies and investigations, structural design,
construction and repair of highways, bridges and
associated structures, geotechnical and foundation
problems, materials and testing, slope stability and
rock slide studies, and operation and evaluation of
routine and preventive maintenance
• Prequalifications, Tenders, Evaluations, Contracts
• Programme and Liaison with Consultants,
Contractors and Authorities
• Providing technical support for project proposals,
designs and Procurement
• Planning, analysis, design, economics, detailing
• Maintenance and rehabilitation
• Manpower training of engineers
• Providing direct on-call expertise to the Ministry
• Investigation of structural failures
• Writing / reviewing consultancy / construction
contract agreements
• Investigating and evaluating construction claims,
dispute resolution
• Conducting technical audits of various projects in
various countries, the mid term and end-of-term
evaluation of on-going projects and appraisal of
projects in pipeline (e.g. the UNDP funded Railway
Project in India)
• Inspection, evaluation and rehabilitation of damages
to the infrastructure on Sanna-Hudaida highway
including about 70 bridges (1984) – Republic of
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Yemen (A major Rehabilitation Work in Republic of
Yemen)
• Analysis of proposals for Institutional restructuring
• Conducting professional interviews for selecting
and recruiting the Resident Engineers, Bridge
Engineers, Civil Engineers, Materials Engineers,
etc., for various highway projects.
• POSITION :
Chief Executive Consultant
EMPLOYER :
Gilcon Project Services Ltd., Consulting Engineers, New Delhi
PERIOD :
1972 – 1982 (10 years)
BRIEF WORK SUMMARY :
For works in India, Zambia, Iraq, etc.
Total engineering from reconnaissance and feasibility studies
through detailed engineering and contract documentation to
construction supervision, in the fields of bridges, flyovers,
aqueducts, water reservoirs, tanks, storage silos, industrial
structures, cooling towers, chimneys, aircraft hangars and port
structures.
• POSITION :
Senior Engineer - Design and Construction,
London, UK and Toronto (Ontario, Canada)
EMPLOYER :
R. Travers Morgan and Partners and Harry Brompton
and Partners, Consulting Engineers, London, UK,
and Department of Highways of Ontario, Toronto,
Canada
PERIOD :
1966 – 1972 (6 years)
BRIEF WORK SUMMARY :
Reconnaissance, site selection, field investigations, design,
project estimating, detailed engineering, prequalification of
bidders, tender bids, evaluations, negotiations, work-awards,
construction supervision, quality control checks, diagnostic
testing, load testing, contract disputes, evaluation of cost and time
overruns, manpower training, initial taking-over and maintenance,
and final taking-over of the facilities.
• PERIOD :
1963 – 1966
Carried out post-graduate research and study
for Ph.D. and D.I.C. at Imperial College,
London University, London, England.
• POSITION :
Design and Construction Engineer, India
EMPLOYER :
U.S. Dugal & Co., Engineers & Contractors, New Delhi
PERIOD :
1961 – 1963 (2 years)
BRIEF WORK SUMMARY :
Detailed design of prestressed concrete bridges, aircraft
hangars and a launching girder, preliminary design and
preparation of tender bids for seven bridges, and
construction supervision
Referees :
1. Mr. Shri G. Athavale
President
Athravale, Lystad & Associates,
Consulting Engineers,
8180 – Greensboro Drive
Suite 550, Mclean, VA – 22102
USA
Phone : +(703)-893-3104
e-mail : cyn1.green@alaengr.com, sathavale@alaengr.com
2. Mr. A.A. Witecki
Consulting Engineer / Advisor
36 – Palermo Court, Brampton
Ontario – L6Z 3E9, CANADA
Phone : +(905) – 846 – 8112 CERTIFICATION :

NOTE:
My 9th
Book ( FIELD MANUAL FOR
HIGHWAY AND BRIDGE ENGINEERS ) is a
BRIEFCASE-COMPANION, an 'on-callcompendium-
teacher' , for the Engineers engaged on
major composite Transportation Projects …. and
'impromptu' tells them (almost) ALL the chain
ACTIONS they must take ( … at each level of Engineeringdecision-
making from the sides of the SUPERVISING( ie
the Consultant's) Team, the EXECUTING (ie the
Contractor's) Team and the MANAGER's ( ie the Client's)
Team… .and dwells at great length on
CONTRACT MANAGEMENT SYSTEM,
CONTRACT MONITORING PROCESS,
PROCUREMENT, ETC.
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Annexure - 1
A PARTIAL LIST OF TECHNICAL PUBLICATIONS
…….some of these are included in my 9 books
mentioned earlier :
1. ESTIMATION OF LOAD CARRYING CAPACITY OF CONTINUOUS
PRESTRESSED CONCRETE BEAMS – ‘Consulting Engineer’, July
1967, London (Dr. V.K. Raina).
2. DISTRIBUTION OF LONGITUDINAL HORIZONTAL FORCES
AMONG BRIDGE SUPPORTS TAKING INTO ACCOUNT
DEFORMATION OF BEARINGS, FLEXING OF PIERS AND
ROTATION OF FOUNDATIONS – 1st International Symposium on
Concrete Bridge Design, American Concrete Institute, Special
Publication 23, April 1967, Toronto (Dr. V.K. Raina and A.W.
Witecki).
3. LIMIT STATE DESIGN OF CONTINUOUS PRESTRESSED
CONCRETE BEAMS – ‘Seminar on Problems in Prestressing’ ING
of IABSE (Zurich) – IRC, February 1970, Madras (Dr. V.K. Raina).
4. TALL SLENDER BRIDGE SUPPORT ANALYSED BY SECOND
ORDER THEORY – ‘Journal of Madras Highways’ – Special Issue,
1970 (Dr. V.K. Raina).
5. ELASTIC AND ULTIMATE DESIGN AGAINST DIAGONAL
CRACKING IN PRESTRESSED CONCRETE MEMBERS UNDER
COMBINED TORSION, FLEXURE AND SHEAR – ‘Seminar on
Problems in Prestressing’, ING of IABSE (Zurich) – IRC, February
1970, Madras (Dr. V.K. Raina).
6. DESIGN AND CONSTRUCTION OF A WELDED STEEL
AIRCRAFT HANGAR – ‘Annual Bulletin ING of IABSE (Zurich) 1970
(Dr. V.K. Raina and G.S. Sawhney).
7. VOLUME CHANGE EFFECT ON DISTRIBUTION OF
HORIZONTAL FORCES AMONG SUPPORTS IN CURVED AND
SKEWED CONCRETE BRIDGES – ‘The Bridge and Structural
Engineer’, ING of IABSE (Zurich), Vol. 2, No. 2, Dec. 1972 (Dr. V.K.
Raina and A.W. Witecki).
8. DESIGN AND CONSTRUCTION OF TWO BRIDGES IN DELHI –
‘The Indian Concrete Journal’, November 1972 (Dr. V.K. Raina).
9. TRANSVERSE ANALYSIS OF SOME TYPICAL PRESTRESSED
CONCRETE BOX SECTION BRIDGE DECKS – ‘The Indian
Concrete Journal’, October, November, December, 1974 and in ‘The
Bridge and Structural Engineer’, ING of IABSE (Zurich), Vol. 5, No.
2, June 1975 (Dr. V.K. Raina).
10. TWO DECK CONSTRUCTION TECHNIQUES FOR CONTINUOUS
PRESTRESSED CONCRETE BRIDGE DECK ON TALL
SUPPORTS – ‘The Indian Concrete Journal’, 1974 (Dr. V.K. Raina).
11. R.C. SECTION SUBJECTED TO AXIAL THRUST AND ANY AXIS
BENDING – ‘The Bridge & Structural Engineer’, ING of IABSE
(Zurich) Sept. 1975 Vol. 5, No. 4 (Dr. V.K. Raina).
12. ANALYSIS AND DESIGN OF SLENDER EXPOSED R.C. PILES –
‘The Bridge & Structural Engineer’ ING of IABSE (Zurich) Dec. 1976
Vol. 6, No. 4 (Dr. V.K. Raina and M.A. Easwaran).
13. TRANSVERSE ANALYSIS OF TWIN BOX DECK OF TAWI
BRIDGE – ‘The Bridge & Structural Engineer’ ING of IABSE (Zurich)
Dec. 1978 Vol. 8, No. 4 (Dr. V.K. Raina and G.L. Varma).
14. APPROPRIATE TECHNOLOGY FOR DEVELOPING COUNTRIES
– ‘The Bridge & Structural Engineer’, ING of IABSE (Zurich) Vol. 13,
No. 4, Dec. 1983 (Dr. V.K. Raina).
15. TEMPERATURE STRESSES IN CONCRETE BRIDGE DECKS –
SIMPLE DESIGN METHOD – ‘The Bridge & Structural Engineer’
ING of IABSE (Zurich) Vol. 15, No. 4 (Dr. V.K. Raina).
16. CONSTRUCTION MANAGEMENT FUNCTIONS AND BID
STRATEGY – ‘The Bridge & Structural Engineer’ ING of IABSE
(Zurich) Vol. 15, No. 4, Dec. 1985 (Dr. V.K. Raina).
17. BRIDGE ENGINEERING – SOME TOPICAL REFLECTIONS –
‘Saudi Ministry of Communications Seminar at King Saud University,
Riyadh, March 1986 (Dr. V.K. Raina).
18. ECONOMICS AND QUANTITY TRENDS IN ALTERNATIVE
BRIDGE STRUCTURE SCHEMES – ‘The Bridge & Structural
Engineer’ ING of IABSE (Zurich) Vol. 16, No. 4, Dec. 1986 (Dr. V.K.
Raina).
19. BRIDGE DECK CONSTRUCTION TECHNIQUES – 3rd Middle East
International Road Federation Conference, February 1987, Riyadh
(Dr. V.K. Raina).
20. BLUE-PRINT FOR GUIDING TECHNICAL DEVELOPMENT IN
THE FIELD OF CIVIL ENGINEERING PUBLIC WORKS IN
DEVELOPING COUNTRIES – Special Publication, ING of IABSE
(Zurich) March 1992 (Dr. V.K. Raina).
21. ECONOMICS OF ALTERNATIVE BRIDGE STRUCTURE
SCHEMES **
22. ASSUAGING DISTRESS IN STRUCTURAL CONCRETE **
23. CRACKING IN CONCRETE BRIDGE DECKS **
24. SOME IMPORTANT CONSTRUCTION CONSIDERATIONS **
** Produced by Dr. V.K. Raina for the Saudi Ministry of Communications,
Seminar, May 1989
25. MAINTENANCE OF BRIDGES – ‘Annual Bulletin’ of the ING of
IABSE (Zurich), 1993 (Dr. V.K. Raina).
26. ECONOMICS AND QUANTITY – TRENDS IN ALTERNATIVE
CONCRETE BRIDGE STRUCTURE SCHEMES – Journal of the
Indian Roads Congress, New Delhi, October – November, 1992
(Dr. V.K. Raina).
27. CONSULTANCY SERVICES FOR MAINTENANCE –
MANAGEMENT SYSTEM FOR BRIDGES (SOME ASPECTS) –
‘The Bridge & Structural Engineer’, ING of IABSE (Zurich) Vol. 20,
No. 4, Dec. 1990 (Dr. V.K. Raina).
28. EFFECT OF LINEAR TRANSFORMATION OF TENDON –
PROFILE ON ULTIMATE STRENGTH IN CONTINUOUS
PRESTRESSED CONCRETE BEAMS – ‘The Bridge & Structural
Engineer’, ING of IABSE (Zurich) Vol. 21, No. 4, Dec. 1991
(Dr. V.K. Raina).
29. BEARINGS FOR BRIDGES – ‘The Bridge & Structural Engineer’,
ING of IABSE (Zurich) Vol. 21, No. 4, Dec. 1991 (Dr. V.K. Raina).
30. EXPANSION JOINTS FOR BRIDGES – ‘The Bridge & Structural
Engineer’, ING of IABSE (Zurich) Vol. 21, No. 4, Dec. 1991
(Dr. V.K. Raina).
31. BRIDGE PARAPETS – ‘The Bridge & Structural Engineer’, ING of
IABSE (Zurich) Vol. 21, No. 4, Dec. 1991 (Dr. V.K. Raina).
32. VIBRATION OF BRIDGE DECKS – ‘The Bridge & Structural
Engineer’, ING of IABSE (Zurich) Vol. 22, No. 1, March 1992
(Dr. V.K. Raina).
33. REPAIR AND STRENGTHENING OF CONCRETE STRUCTURES
BY EXTERNALLY BONDED STEEL PLATES – ‘The Bridge &
Structural Engineer’, ING of IABSE (Zurich) Vol. 17, No. 4, Dec.
1987 (Dr. V.K. Raina).
34. MAINTENANCE OF BRIDGES – ‘The Bridge & Structural Engineer’,
ING of IABSE (Zurich) Vol. 23, No. 4, Dec. 1993 (Dr. V.K. Raina).
35. ESTABLISHING AND MANAGING A ROADS AUTHORITY…. the
AFRICAN perspective – the Indian Roads Congress Session Jan.
2004…..Was also delivered as a Lecture at the NATIONAL
HIGHWAYS AUTHORITY OF INDIA, New Delhi, (Dr. V.K. Raina).
36. FAST-TRACK DESIGN AND CONSTRUCTION OF BRIDGES IN A
MAJOR HIGHWAY PROJECT – ‘The Souvenir Issue’…. Seminar
on ‘Fast Track Construction of Bridges and Structures’, ING of
IABSE (Zurich) and Road Construction Dept. (Bihar), Feb. 2001, and
in the ‘Special Number of the Bridge & Structural Engineer’ ING of
IABSE (Zurich), Dec. 2001 (Dr. V.K. Raina and K.K. Kapila).
37. “TRAINING PLAN FOR INSTITUTIONAL STRENGTHENING” for
rapid development of Roads in Africa and Asia *** (Dr. V.K.
Raina)
38. “MANAGEMENT IDEAS” for rapid development of Roads in
Africa and Asia *** (Dr. V.K. Raina)
*** International Seminar on Sustainable Development in Road Transport,
New Delhi (Nov. 2001), IRC - PIARC
Actual total number of Publications exceeds 74
Page 7 of 7
Annexure – 2
AREAS OF TRAINING, IMPARTED IN-HOUSE
A. Concrete for Construction ……. „Facts and
Practice‟
1. Practical Concrete Mix Design and Grading of Aggregates
2. Batching, Mixing, Transporting, Placing, Vibrating and Finishing
of Concrete
3. Control of Surface Evaporation, and its Importance
4. Construction Joints, Cold Joints and Movement Joints
5. Under-water concreting
6. Inspecting, Sampling and Testing for Structural Concrete
7. Curing and Protection of Concrete
8. Admixtures: Retarders, Accelerators and Plasticisers
9. Effects of the following on concrete :
- Mix proportions
- W/C ratio
- Curing and curing method
- Cement content and cement type
- Aggregate type
- Admixtures
- Thermal changes
- Age at test
- Construction practices
- Type of compression specimen (cylinder or cube)
- Form and size of test specimen
- Moisture content at time of testing
- End-bearing conditions
- Rate of loading
- Entrained air on freezing and thawing characteristics of concrete
- Sulphate attack
- Sewage water
- Acids leaching by water
- Rusting of steel
- Aluminium, copper, lead and zinc
- Carbonation
- Reactive aggregates (alkali-aggregate reaction)
- Efflorescence
- Deleterious rocks / minerals in aggregates
- Various other substances (and recommended protective treatments)
10. Relations between various types of concrete-strengths
11. Causes of low rate of strength-gain
12. Cracking of Concrete
- In plastic stage
- In hardening stage
- In hardened stage
13. Non-Destructive Tests
14. Thermal properties of concrete, heat-Resistance of concrete
15. Pumped Concrete
16. Crack-and Wound-repair in concrete
B. Bridges and Flyovers :
1. Development of Bridge-form
2. The Substructure
- Open-foundations
- Pile foundations
- Under-reamed pile foundations
- Caisson foundations (well foundations)
- Piers
- Abutments
3. Estimating ‘Safe Bearing Capacity’ of substrata for openfoundations,
caissons and piles
4. Bridge Bearings
- Superstructure ‘movements’
- Development of Bearings
- Types of bearings recommended for different span-lengths and
support – flexibility conditions
- Neoprene Bearings
- Pot Bearings and PTFE
- Spherical Bearings
- Cylindrical Bearings
- Concrete Bearings
- Lessons from actual ‘Distress’ experiences
5. The Superstructure
- Reinforced Vs. prestressed concrete superstructure
- Slab-type decks (solid / voided)
- Beam – and – slab – type decks
- Box – type decks
- Economic spacing between Beams in a deck
- Simply supported decks
- Balanced cantilever decks
- Continuous decks
- Segmental deck-construction (cantilever construction)
- Economics – various considerations
6. Economics and Quantity Trends in alternative bridge-structure
schemes
7. Construction Techniques
- Substructures
- Reinforced earth walls (for retaining walls, abutments)
- Superstructures
- Temporary structures
8. Construction Considerations
- Excavation and back-fill
- Piles
- Concrete and concreting in adverse weather conditions
- Concrete exposed to sea-water (marine-conditions)
- Shutters
- Reinforcing steel
- Assembly and alignment of steel-decks in composite-construction
- Prestressed concrete
- Epoxy bonding agents
- Shotcrete
- Load-testing a superstructure
- Various possible problems
9. Bridge and Culvert Maintenance / Rehabilitation
10. Inspection Guidance for Bridge/Culvert Components
11. Live Loads on Bridges
12. Expansion Joints for Bridges
- Sources of movements and loads at Expansion Joints
- Functional requirement of Expansion Joints
- Compression seals
- Large-movement Expansion Joints
13. Parapets and Railings
14. Pre-Tender Data Questionnaire
15. ‘Bridge-Distress’ Reporting System
C. Workman-like Highway „Construction-
Administration‟ covering Administration,
Management and Monitoring :
1. Construction Administration
2. Site staff
3. Construction Activities
4. PROCUREMENT – systems and process
5. Project Records and Diaries
6. Construction Files
7. Construction Schedule
8. Quality Assurance
9. Standard Forms for :
- Quality Assurance
- Quality Measurement
- Site Administration
D. Adopting a workman-like „Field-Handbook‟
approach for Highway Projects :
1. Administration
2. Site clearance
3. Earthworks
4. Drainage
5. Pavement
6. Structures
7. Finishes
8. Utilities
9. Day works
10. Maintenance
Page 8 of 7
E. Contract Management and Monitoring :
1. Contract Management System
- Procurement and Contract Procedures
- Bidding Process
- Evaluation and Evaluation-Report Formats
2. Checklists for :
 Bidding Process for ~
(a) Construction Tenders under Competitive Bidding
(b) Construction Tenders under Direct-Bidding
(c) Consultancy Tenders
(d) Goods Tenders
 Bid Opening of ~
(e) Tenders for Construction and Consultants services
 Bid Evaluation of ~
(f) Construction Tenders
(g) Consultancy Tenders
(h) Goods Tenders
3. Price escalation and how to pay for it
4. Interim Payment Invoice / Certificate (IPI/IPC)
5. Retention Money – deduction and refund of
6. Mobilization and Machinery Advances – payment and recovery
of
7. Final Account of Contractor’s work
8. Liquidity Damage, Compensation Events and Extension of
Time
9. How to Prequalify Contractors
10. Procedures for awarding Consultancy Contracts – RFP,
Technical Evaluation, Financial Evaluation, and Negotiation
11. Contract Monitoring Process and Monthly Progress Report
12. Monitoring the effects of ‘Plant-Production-Rates’ and ‘Job-
Efficiency-Factors’ on Contract Management



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