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 "Conference Account IIT Gandhinagar", payable at Ahmedabad, or via online transfer at the account details given in registration form.

The students and faculty of civil engineering may request a discount in course fee.

Registration Form: Online /Offline

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Course Objectives

The aim of the course is to provide the participants an understanding of effectively simulating the soil-structure interaction problems using computer applications and realistic material models. At the end of the course, the participants are expected to have fair understanding of:

  • Basics of Finite Difference and Finite Element Analysis.
  • Realistic material models for structural materials, soils and interfaces/joints.
  • Modeling of engineering systems and Soil-Structure Interaction (SSI) using computer methods for a number of practical problems in geotechnical engineering.

Course Faculty

The course will be conducted by

            Dr. Chandrakant S. Desai, University of Arizona
            Dr. Dhiman Basu, IIT Gandhinagar
            Dr. Gaurav Srivastava, IIT Gandhinagar
            Dr. Amit Prashant, IIT Gandhinagar


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

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