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Webinar: Geosynthetic Application Guidelines for Ground Infrastructures

Date/Time Jul 11, 2022 @ 5:00pm - 6:00pm
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Country New Zealand
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Presented by Dr Sanjay Kumar Shukla Free Registration HERE     Geosynthetics is a generic name representing a broad range of products, which are manufactured under controlled conditions, mainly from the synthetic polymeric materials, for use with soil, rock and/or any other civil-engineering-related material as an integral part of a human-made project, structure or system. In the present-day civil, mining and other related engineering practices, geosynthetics are used as one of the major construction materials. Their use offers technically efficient, cost-effective, sustainable, environment-friendly and/or energy-efficient alternative solutions to many field problems. The successful application of geosynthetics in ground infrastructures depends on many general application aspects in addition to methods of analysis, design and construction of geosynthetic-reinforced ground infrastructures. This talk will focus on several general aspects of applications of geosynthetics, namely geosynthetic selection and test methods, protection before application, site preparation, geosynthetic installation, joints, cutting of geosynthetics on site, protection during construction and service life, damage correction, anchorage, prestressing and maintenance. The talk aims at helping the geosynthetic users and professionals for developing the confidence in sustainable applications of geosynthetics in civil, mining, agriculture and aquacultural engineering as the world is looking for the net-zero environment. Dr Sanjay Kumar Shukla is a world-renowned expert in Civil (Geotechnical) Engineering. He is Founding Editor-in-Chief of International Journal of Geosynthetics and Ground Engineering, Springer Nature, Switzerland, and Founding Research Group Leader (Geotechnical and Geoenvironmental Engineering) at Edith Cowan University (ECU), Perth, Australia. He holds the Distinguished Professorship of Civil Engineering at nine universities, including Indian Institute of Technology Madras, Chennai and Delhi Technological University, Delhi, India. He has over 25 years of experience in teaching, research, consultancy, administration/management, and professional engagement. He is registered Chartered Professional Engineer in Civil and Geotechnical Engineering, Engineers Australia, Asia Pacific Economic Cooperation (APEC) Engineer in Civil Engineering, and International Professional Engineer in Civil Engineering, International Engineering Association. He collaborates with several world-class universities, research institutions, industries and individuals on academic and field projects. As a consulting geotechnical engineer, he has successfully provided solutions to the challenging field problems faced by many engineering organisations. He has authored more than 290 research papers and technical articles, including over 185 refereed journal publications. He is also an author/editor of 24 books, including 7 textbooks and 23 book chapters. During 2020-2022, his ICE textbooks, namely Core Principles of Soil Mechanics and Core Concepts of Geotechnical Engineering, have been ranked #1 by Amazon. His research and academic works have been cited well.

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