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Dr. Santhoshkumar G.

Assistant Professor(Sr.G),Department of Civil Engineering, School of Engineering,Coimbatore

Qualification: B-Tech, M.Tech, Ph.D
g_santhoshkumar@cb.amrita.edu
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Bio

Dr. Santhoshkumar G. currently serves as Assistant Professor (Sr. Gr.) at the Department of Civil Engineering, School of Engineering, Amrita Vishwa Vidyapeetham, Coimbatore. He works in the area of computational and experimental geomechanics, soil dynamics and geotechnical earthquake engineering.

Education

  • 2015-2020: Ph. D.
    Geotechnical Engineering, IIT Kanpur, India.
  • 2010-2012: M.Tech
    Geotechnical Engineering, IIT Kanpur, India.
  • 2004-2008: B.E.
    Civil Engineering, Government College of Technology, Coimbatore

Experience

Year Affiliation
March 2021 – Present Assistant Professor (Sr. Gr.),
Amrita Vishwa Vidyapeetham, Coimbatore
July 2020 – March 2021 Senior Research Fellow,
Indian Institute of Technology Kanpur, India
June 2012 – December 2014 Assistant Professor,
Amrita Vishwa Vidyapeetham, Coimbatore
April 2010 – June 2010 Project Associate,
Indian Institute of Technology Madras, India
September 2008 – June 2009 Engineer (Civil),
Gammon India Limited, Mumbai

Research Interest

  • Numerical and analytical methods in geomechanics
  • Earth pressure on retaining walls
  • Interaction effect of footings and anchors
  • Effect of earthquake on geotechnical structures
  • Analysis of pile foundations
Publications

Journal Article

Year : 2021

Upper-bound limit load of rigid pavements resting on reinforced soil embankments – kinematic approach

Cite this Research Publication : Manna, D., G. Santhoshkumar, and Ghosh, P. (2021). “Upper-bound limit load of rigid pavements resting on reinforced soil embankments - kinematic approach”, Transportation Geotechnics (Elsevier), Vol. 30, 100611. (Q1, IF – 3.293/2021)

Publisher : ScienceDirect

Year : 2021

Plasticity based estimation of active earth pressure exerted by layered cohesionless backfill

Cite this Research Publication : G. Santhoshkumar and Ghosh, P. (2021) “Plasticity based estimation of active earth pressure exerted by layered cohesionless backfill”, International Journal of Geomechanics (ASCE), Vol. 21, No. 11, 06021028. (Q1, IF – 3.819/2021)

Publisher : American Society of Civil Engineers

Year : 2021

Development of limiting soil slope profile under seismic condition using slip line theory

Cite this Research Publication : Nandi, S., G. Santhoshkumar, and Ghosh, P. (2021). “Development of limiting soil slope profile under seismic condition using slip line theory”, Acta Geotechnica (Springer), Published Online. DOI: 10.1007/s11440-021-01251-4 (Q1, IF – 5.856/2021)

Publisher : Springer Nature

Year : 2021

Passive resistance of retaining walls supporting layered cohesionless backfill – a plasticity approach

Cite this Research Publication : G. Santhoshkumar and Ghosh, P. (2021) “Passive resistance of retaining walls supporting layered cohesionless backfill - a plasticity approach”, Journal of Geotechnical and Geoenvironmental Engineering (ASCE), Vol. 147, No. 8, 06021008. (Q1, IF – 4.012/2021)

Publisher : American Society of Civil Engineers

Year : 2021

Closed-Form Solution for Seismic Earth Pressure on Bilinear Retaining Wall Using Method of Characteristics

Cite this Research Publication : Dr. Santhoshkumar G. and Ghosh, P., “Closed-Form Solution for Seismic Earth Pressure on Bilinear Retaining Wall Using Method of Characteristics”, Journal of Earthquake Engineering, vol. 25, pp. 1171-1190, 2021.

Year : 2021

Determination of critical slope face in c-ϕ soil under seismic condition using method of stress characteristics

Cite this Research Publication : S. Nandi, Dr. Santhoshkumar G., and Ghosh, P., “Determination of critical slope face in c-ϕ soil under seismic condition using method of stress characteristics”, International Journal of Geomechanics, vol. 21, p. 04021031, 2021.

Year : 2020

Seismic stability analysis of a hunchbacked retaining wall under passive state using method of stress characteristics

Cite this Research Publication : G. Santhoshkumar and Ghosh, P. (2020) “Seismic stability analysis of a hunchbacked retaining wall under passive state using method of stress characteristics”, Acta Geotechnica (Springer). Vol. 15, No. 6, pp 2969–2982. (Q1, IF – 5.856/2021)

Publisher : Springer Nature

Year : 2020

Ultimate bearing capacity of skirted foundation on cohesionless soil using slip line theory

Cite this Research Publication : Dr. Santhoshkumar G. and Ghosh, P., “Ultimate bearing capacity of skirted foundation on cohesionless soil using slip line theory”, Computers and Geotechnics, vol. 123, p. 103573, 2020.

Publisher : Computers and Geotechnics

Year : 2020

Seismic Stability of a Broken-Back Retaining Wall Using Adaptive Collapse Mechanism

Cite this Research Publication : Dr. Santhoshkumar G. and Ghosh, P., “Seismic Stability of a Broken-Back Retaining Wall Using Adaptive Collapse Mechanism”, International Journal of Geomechanics, vol. 20, p. 04020154, 2020.

Year : 2020

Experimental and Numerical Analysis of Interacting Circular Plate Anchors Embedded in Homogeneous and Layered Cohesionless Soil

Cite this Research Publication : V. Srinivasan, Ghosh, P., and Dr. Santhoshkumar G., “Experimental and Numerical Analysis of Interacting Circular Plate Anchors Embedded in Homogeneous and Layered Cohesionless Soil”, International Journal of Civil Engineering, vol. 18, pp. 231-244, 2020.

Publisher : International Journal of Civil Engineering

Year : 2019

Seismic Active Resistance of a Tilted Cantilever Retaining Wall considering Adaptive Failure Mechanism

Cite this Research Publication : Dr. Santhoshkumar G., Ghosh, P., and Murakami, A., “Seismic Active Resistance of a Tilted Cantilever Retaining Wall considering Adaptive Failure Mechanism”, International Journal of Geomechanics, vol. 19, p. 04019086, 2019.

Publisher : International Journal of Geomechanics

Year : 2018

Seismic passive earth pressure on an inclined cantilever retaining wall using method of stress characteristics – A new approach

Cite this Research Publication : G. Santhoshkumar and Ghosh, P. (2018) “Seismic passive earth pressure on an inclined cantilever retaining wall using method of stress characteristics - a new approach”, Soil Dynamics and Earthquake Engineering (Elsevier), Vol. 107, pp 77-82. (Q1, IF – 3.718/2021)

Publisher : Soil Dynamics and Earthquake Engineering,

Year : 2018

eismic passive earth pressure on an inclined cantilever retaining wall using method of stress characteristics – A new approach

Cite this Research Publication : Dr. Santhoshkumar G. and Ghosh, P., “Seismic passive earth pressure on an inclined cantilever retaining wall using method of stress characteristics – A new approach”, Soil Dynamics and Earthquake Engineering, vol. 107, pp. 77-82, 2018.

Publisher : Soil Dynamics and Earthquake Engineering

Year : 2016

Vertical Uplift Capacity of Two Nearby Horizontal Strip Anchors Using the Method of Stress Characteristics

Cite this Research Publication : P. Ghosh and Dr. Santhoshkumar G., “Vertical Uplift Capacity of Two Nearby Horizontal Strip Anchors Using the Method of Stress Characteristics”, International Journal of Geomechanics, vol. 16, p. 04015015, 2016.

Publisher : International Journal of Geomechanics

Conference Paper

Year : 2020

Ultimate bearing capacity of strip footing on reinforced embankment using upper bound limit analysis

Publisher : Proceedings of Indian Geotechnical Conference

Year : 2012

Vertical pullout capacity of two interfering ground anchors in cohesionless soil medium

Cite this Research Publication : G. Santhoshkumar and Ghosh, P. “Vertical pullout capacity of two interfering ground anchors in cohesionless soil medium”, Proceedings of Indian Geotechnical Conference, December 13–15, 2012, IIT Delhi, pp.704-707.

Book Chapter

Year : 2022

Ultimate bearing capacity of strip footing on reinforced embankment using upper bound limit analysis

Cite this Research Publication : Manna, D., G. Santhoshkumar and Ghosh, P. (2022) “Ultimate bearing capacity of strip footing on reinforced embankment using upper bound limit analysis”, In: Satyanarayana Reddy C.N.V., Muthukkumaran K., Satyam N., Vaidya R. (eds) Ground Characterization and Foundations. Lecture Notes in Civil Engineering, Vol. 167. Springer, Singapore.

Publisher : Springer Nature

Awards & Recognition
  • Best paper presentation in Indian Geotechnical Conference 2020.
  • Recipient of Foundation Awards 2019, fromInternational Society for Soil Mechanics and Foundation Engineering (ISSMGE), London.
  • Finalist in Research Awards at IACMAG symposium 2019 at IIT Gandhinagar, India.

 

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