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Jagdish Prasad Sahoo
Jagdish Prasad Sahoo Assistant Professor sahoofce[at]iitr.ac.in +91-1332-285588
Areas of Interest
  • Foundation Engineering, Bearing capacity of footings, Ultimate resistance of anchors
  • Stability of soil structures, Slopes, Under ground excavations
  • Earth retaining structures, Retaining walls, Sheet piles, Reinforced earth walls
Professional Background
FromToDesignationOrganisation
2014on goingAssistant ProfessorIndian Institute of Technology, Roorkee
20132014Research AssociateIndian Institute of Science, Bangalore
20062009LecturerVeer Surendra Sai University of Technology (Formly University College of Engineering), Burla, Odisha
Educational Details
DegreeSubjectUniversityYear
Ph.D.Geotechnical EngineeringIndian Institute of Science, Bangalore2013
M.E.Geotechnical EngineeringIndian Institute of Science, Bangalore2003
B. Tech.Civil EngineeringOdisha University of Agriculture and Technology, Bhubaneswar2000
Memberships
  • Indian Geotechnical Society, Life Member
  • Indian Society for Construction Materials and Structures, Life Member
Teaching Engagements
TitleCourse CodeClass NameSemester
Advanced Soil MechanicsCE522PGAutumn
Ground Improvement EngineeringCE625PGSpring
Foundation EngineeringCEN303UGSpring
Projects and Thesis Supervised
Title of ProjectNames of Students
MTech Dissertation: Passive resistance of retaining wall with reinforced backfillChintamani Gupta
MTech Dissertation: Bearing capacity od strip foundations on reinforced sloping groundAbhisek Saini
MTech Dissertation: Pull out capacity of anchorsManish Kachhawwa
MTech Dissertation: Interference of footingsOm Prakash Bhavariya
PHDs Supervised
TopicScholar NameStatus of PHDRegistration Year
Bearing Capacity Foundations near Sloping GroundSunil KhuntiaO2014
Uplift Resistance of Plate AnchorsGanesh RO2014
Stability of tunnelsBibhash KumarO2015
Courses or Conferences Organised
Conference NameSponsored ByDate
Conference on Numerical Modeling in GeoMechanics-2017 (CoNMig-2017)Department of Civil Engineering IIT Roorkee and Indian Geotechnical Society Roorkee Chapter03-03-2017
Refereed Journal Papers

Articles in Journals (Published/accepted)

  1. Ganesh, R., and Sahoo, J. P. (2017). “Seismic Passive Resistance of Cohesive-Frictional Soil Medium: A Kinematic Limit Analysis.” International Journal of Geomechanics, ASCE, DOI: 10.1061/(ASCE)GM.1943-5622.0000896. (Accepted).
  2. Ganesh, R., and Sahoo, J. P. (2017). Discussion on “Seismic Uplift Capacity of Horizontal Strip Anchors Using a Modified Pseudodynamic Approach.” International Journal of Geomechanics, ASCE, https://doi.org/10.1061/(ASCE)GM.1943-5622.0000471.
  3. Khuntia, S., and Sahoo, J. P. (2016). “Undrained uplift resistance of strip plate anchors in clayey slopes.” International Journal of Geotechnical Engineering, Taylor and Francis, 1-16, DOI 10.1080/19386362.2016.1238561.
  4. Xie, Y., Leshchinsky, B., Ganesh, R., and Sahoo, J. P. (2016). “Discussion: Active earth pressures from a log-spiral slip surface with arching effect.” Géotechnique Letters, 6(3), 1-3, DOI: 10.1680/jgele.16.00080.
  5. Ganesh, R., and Sahoo, J. P. (2016). “Uplift capacity of horizontal strip plate anchors adjacent to slopes considering seismic loadings.” Soils and Foundations, Elsevier, 56 (6), 998-1007. http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.sandf.2016.11.005
  6. Ganesh, R., Khuntia, S., and Sahoo, J. P. (2016). “Bearing Capacity of Shallow Strip Foundations in Sand under Eccentric and/or Oblique Loads.” International Journal of Geomechanics, ASCE, http://dx.doi.org/10.1061/(ASCE)GM.1943-5622.0000799.
  7. Sahoo, J. P., and Kumar, J. (2015).  "Ultimate bearing capacity of shallow strip and circular foundations by using limit analysis, finite elements, and optimization." International Journal of Geotechnical Engineering, 9(1), 30-41.
  8. Kumar, J., Chakraborty, M., and Sahoo, J. P. (2014). “Stability of Unsupported Vertical Circular Excavations.” Journal of Geotechnical and Geoenvironmental Engineering, ASCE, DOI: 10.1061/(ASCE)GT.1943-5606.0001118.
  9. Sahoo, J. P., and Kumar, J. (2014). “Stability of a circular tunnel in the presence of pseudostatic seismic body forces.” Tunelling and Underground Space Technology, Elsevier, 42, 264-276.
  10. Sahoo, J. P., and Kumar, J. (2014). “Vertical uplift resistance of two interfering horizontal anchors in clay”. Journal of Geotechnical and Geoenvironmental Engineering, ASCE, DOI: 10.1061/(ASCE)GT.1943-5606.0001073.
  11. Sahoo, J. P., and Kumar, J. (2014). “Vertical uplift resistance of two closely spaced horizontal strip anchors embedded in cohesive-frictional weightless medium”. Canadian Geotechnical Journal, 51 (2), 223−230.
  12. Sahoo, J. P., and Kumar, J. (2013). “Stability of long unsupported twin circular tunnels in soils.” Tunelling and Underground Space Technology, Elsevier, 38, 326–335.
  13. Sahoo, J. P., and Kumar, J. (2013). “Stability of a long unsupported circular tunnel in clayey soil by using upper bound finite element limit analysis.” Proceedings, Indian National Science Academy, 79(4), 807-815.
  14. Kumar, J., and Sahoo, J. P. (2013). “Bearing capacity of strip foundations with geogrid sheets by using upper bound finite element limit analysis”. International Journal for Numerical and Analytical Methods in Geomechanics, Wiley, 37(18), 3258−3277.
  15.  Sahoo, J. P., and Kumar, J. (2013). “Horizontal pullout resistance of a group of two vertical anchors in Sand”. Journal of Civil Engineering, KSCE, Springer, 17(7), 1614–1620.
  16.  Sahoo, J. P., and Kumar, J. (2013). “Reducing computational effort in solving geomechanics problems with upper bound finite elements limit analysis and linear optimization”. International Journal of computational Methods, World Scientific Publishing, 11 (2), art. no. 1342003, DOI: 10.1142/S0219876213420036.
  17.  Sahoo, J. P., and Kumar, J. (2012) “Seismic stability of a long unsupported circular tunnel”. Computers and Geotechnics, Elsevier, 44, 109–115.
  18. Sahoo, J. P., and Kumar, J. (2012) Vertical uplift resistance of two horizontal strip anchors with common vertical axis”. International Journal of Geotechnical Engineering, J.Ross Publishing, 6(4), 485–495.
  19. Sahoo, J. P., and Kumar, J. (2012) “Horizontal pullout resistance for a group of two vertical plate anchors in clays”. Geotechnical and Geological Engineering, Springer, 30, 1279–1287.
  20.  Kumar, J., and Sahoo, J. P. (2012) “An upper bound solution for pullout capacity of vertical anchors in sand using finite elements and limit analysis”. International Journal of Geomechanics, ASCE, 12(3), 333–337.
  21.  Kumar, J., and Sahoo, J. P. (2012) “Vertical uplift resistance of a group of two coaxial anchors in clay”. Journal of Geotechnical and Geoenvironmental Engineering, ASCE, 138(3), 419–422.
  22.  Sahoo, J. P., and Pradhan, P. K. (2010) “Effect of lime stabilized soil cushion on strength behavior of expansive soil”. Geotechnical and Geological Engineering, Springer, 28, 889–897.
  23. Sahoo, J. P., Pradhan, P. K., and Subba Rao, K. S. (2008) “Behavior of stabilized soil cushions under cyclic wetting and drying”. International Journal of Geotechnical Engineering, J.Ross Publishing, 2(2), 89–102.

Articles in Conferences (Published/accepted)

  1. Ganesh, R., Sahoo, J.P. (2015) Influence of ground water on the ultimate uplift resistance of circular plate anchors. In: Proceedings, Indian geotechnical conference, Pune, India.
  2. Sahoo, J. P., Sahoo, S., and Yadav, V. K. (2010) “Strength characteristics of fly ash mixed with lime stabilized soil”. Proc. of the Indian Geotechnical Conference (IGC), December 16-18, IIT Bombay, Vol.1, 429–432.
  3. Pradhan, P. K., Sahoo, J. P., and Kar, R. K. (2007) “Behavior of randomly distributed fiber reinforced soil”. Technical papers of National Conference on Rural Roads, 22-24 May, Vigyan Bhawan, New Delhi, 132–139.
  4. Pradhan, P. K., and Sahoo, J. P. (2007) “Strength characteristics of randomly distributed fiber reinforced soil”, Proc. of National Conference on Recent Advancements in Civil Engineering, 1-2 March, CET, Bhubaneswar, India, 170–174
  5. Sahoo, J. P., and Subba, Rao, K.S. (2004) “Effect of stabilised non- standard cohesive non-swelling soil used as cushion to expansive soil”. Proc. of the Indian Geotechnical Conference, 18-20 December, NIT Warangal, 1, 148–153.
Miscellaneous
  • Editorial Board Member of International Journal of Geotechnical Engineering, Taylor and Francis
  • Secured All India Rank 14th (99.67 percentile) in the GATE -2001
  • Orissa University of Agriculture and Technology merit scholarship from July, 1998–July, 2000.
  • Secured State level 3rd rank in Civil Engineering in the JEE-L (Joint Entrance Examination For Lateral Entry)
  • National merit scholarship from August, 1993–August, 1996.