Dr. Govind Gaurav

Assistant Professor

Specialization

Structural Engineering

Email

govind.gaurav@thapar.edu

Specialization

Structural Engineering

Email

govind.gaurav@thapar.edu

Academic Background
Area(s) of interest: Sustainable Concrete, Analysis and Design of Concrete Structures, Earthquake Engineering, Finite Element Analysis, Multi-scale Modeling.
1. Ph. D.
Structural Engineering, 2015- 2019

Indian Institute of Technology Roorkee, Roorkee, Uttarakhand, India
Thesis Title: Splice strength of deformed steel bars in recycled aggregate concrete.

2. M. Tech.
Structural Dynamics, 2013-2015

Indian Institute of Technology Roorkee, Roorkee, Uttarakhand, India.
Thesis Title: Dynamic analysis of reinforced concrete frame building with infill.

Additional courses taken: Earthquake Resistant Design of Structures, Earthquake Resistant Design of Foundations, Evaluation and Retrofitting of Structures, Numerical Methods of Dynamic System, Engineering Seismology, Finite Element Method, Dynamic Response of Structures, Earthquake Resistant Design of Masonry Structures,
Theory of Vibration, Structural Response Control for Seismic Protection.

8.455 CGPA on a scale of 10.
Indian Institute of Technology Roorkee, Roorkee, Uttarakhand, India.

3. B. Tech.
Civil Engineering, 2008-2012

School of Engineering (CUSAT), Kerala, India.
First Class with 83.6 %. (8.86 CGPA on a scale of 10)

4. Sr. Secondary
Science , 2007

Ramakrishna Mission Vidyapith Deoghar, Deoghar, Jharkhand, India.
First Class with 85.6 % (CBSE).

5. Secondary
Science, 2005

D.A.V Public School, Muzaffarpur, Bihar, India.
First Class with 92.8 % (CBSE).

Professional Experience
1.Thapar Institute of Engineering and Technology

June 2019 – Present

2. Punj Lloyd Limited
July 2012 – Aug. 2013

1. 2 x 300 MW Dhariwal Thermal Power Project, Chandrapur,
Maharashtra, India.
2. 2 x 270 MW GVK Thermal Power Project, Tarn Taran, Punjab,
India.

Project Experience
1. Checking the soundness of sub substructure and foundation of the Mahatma Gandhi setu at Patna, Er. A K Pandey, SE (Bridges), S&R, Ministry of Road Transport & Highways (MORTH), Parivahan Bhawa, 1 Sansad Marg, New Delhi
2. Checking of bridge number 38, 53 and 59 in Kashmir, Konkan Railway Corporation Limited (KRCL), Navi Mumbai.


Skills and Achievements
1. Scholarship Details GATE 2013 Scholar, MHRD scholarship by Govt. of India for pursuing Post-Graduation studies.

2. Computer Skill C++, Matlab.
3. Software Package SAP 2000, ETABS, STAAD Pro. , Ansys, Digimat.
4. Language English (SRW), Hindi (SRW)

Publications (Journals)
1. Gaurav G and Singh B (2017) Bond strength prediction of tension lap splice for deformed steel bars in recycled aggregate concrete, Materials and Structures; 50: 230, 10.1617/s11527-017-1101-z
2. Gaurav G and Singh B (2017) Experimental investigation of bond behaviour with tension lap splice for deformed steel bars in recycled aggregate concrete, Journal of Sustainable Cement-based materials, http://dx.doi.org/10.1080/21650373.2017.1344589
3. Prince M.J.R, Gaurav G and Singh B (2017) Splice strength of deformed steel bars embedded in recycled aggregate concrete. Structures. 10: 130-138. http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.istruc.2017.03.001
4. Prince M.J.R, Gaurav G and Singh B (2018) Splice strength of steel reinforcement embedded in recycled aggregate concrete. Construction and Building Materials, 160: 156-168, https://doi.org/10.1016/j.conbuildmat.2017.11.007
5. Singh B, Vimal A and Gaurav G (2018) Whither transverse reinforcement in bottle-shaped struts Structures. 14: 43-55, https://doi.org/10.1016/j.istruc.2018.02.003
6. Gaurav G and Singh B (2020) Analytical investigation in bond of deformed steel bars in recycled aggregate concrete “Journal of Sustainable Cement-Based Materials”
 https://doi.org/10.1080/21650373.2019.1709997
7. Gaurav G and Singh B (2020) Experimental investigation for splice strength of deformed steel bars in normal-, medium-and high-strength recycled aggregate concrete. Construction and Building Materials,
266 - 121185 https://doi.org/10.1016/j.conbuildmat.2020.121185