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Interaction between a structure and its supporting soil, if it is soft, is of great importance in the design of safer structures and its foundations subjected to earthquake motions. Generally, the structures are analysed considering the foundation ground as stiff and the structures experiencing...
Breakwaters are one of the most important harbour structures constructed to withstand and dissipate the dynamic energy due to the action of the waves. Due to fast growing need of the universe and advances in technology different types of breakwaters are being developed. Quarter circle breakwater...
The Bhatghar dam is having 81 vertical lift gates (fixed wheel type) on waste ways. The design of these gates is so beautiful and based on simple principles of science and engineering that these gates outlast for 100 years without failure, performing their intended purpose satisfactorily. It is...
Thermal discomfort, increased energy consumption, and heat related stress are some of the most prominent consequences of urban warming. Instances of heat related deaths have been reported; the elderly and the poor remain especially vulnerable. Urban greening has often been cited as an...
The issue of the housing quality has been addressed for various stakeholders at different levels. There exist varied opinion about its measurability and possible applications. Thus the study is carried out to have an insight into the concept of housing quality and its relevance in the changing...
A handsome project is undertaken by the Govt. of India with funding under either foreign investments or from their own resources. Though the projects are targeted to be implemented within a certain time frame these are never achieved because of the frequent delay in implementation. This has...
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