The course fee is Rs. 20,000/- (Rupees Twenty Thousand Only) per participant. It includes course material, lunch, and tea breaks. The fee is payable in advance by a crossed draft in favor of IIT Gandhinagar Project & Consultancy Account, payable at Ahmedabad, or via online transfer at the account details given in registration form.

The students and faculty of Computer Science and Engineering may request a discount in course fee.

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Course Objectives

The aim of the course is to present seismic analysis and design methodologies for contemporary masonry buildings based on the latest developments in engineering practice and research in India and abroad. Upon completion of this course, the participants are going to be able to:

  • Perform seismic design of masonry buildings according to applicable Indian codes.
  • Analyze low- and medium-rise masonry buildings by utilizing appropriate modelling approaches.
  • Design masonry walls subjected to gravity and seismic loads.

Course Faculty

The course will be conducted by

              Dr. Sudhir K. Jain, IIT Gandhinagar.
              Dr. Durgesh Rai, IIT Kanpur
              Dr. Juan Jose Perez Gavilan, UNAM, Mexico.
              Dr. Svetlana Brzev, BCIT, Canada.
              Dr. Dhiman Basu, IIT Gandhinagar.


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

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