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Viladkar M.N.
Viladkar, M.N. Emeritus Professor sumanfce[at]iitr.ac.in +91 - 1332 - 285452
Areas of Interest
  • Geotechnical Engineering, Geotechnical Engineering
  • Structural Engineering, Structural Engineering
  • Geotechnical Earthquake Engineering, Geotechnical Earthquake Engineering
  • Rock Mechanics and Rock Engineering, Rock Mechanics and Rock Engineering
  • Computational Nonlinear Mechanics, Computational Nonlinear Mechanics
Professional Background
FromToDesignationOrganisation
19741978Sr. Research FellowUniversity of Roorkee, Roorkee
19791985Lecturer in Geotechnical EngineeringUniversity of Roorkee, Roorkee
19851996Reader in Geotechnical EngineeringUniversity of Roorkee, Roorkee
1996On GoingProfessor of Geotecnical EngineeringI.I.T. Roorkee
Honors and Awards
AwardInstituteYear
HEICO Gold MedalIndian Geotechnical Society1979
BEST PAPER AWARDIndian Society for Rock Mechanics and Tunneling Technology1999
BEST PAPER AWARDIndian Society of Earthquake Technology1985
UNESCO FELLOW at International Centre for Mechanical Sciences, Udine, ITALYUNESCO1987
TCTP Award of British Govt.University of Wales, Swansea, U.K.1987
Educational Details
DegreeSubjectUniversityYear
B.E.Civil Engg.Nagpur University1972
Ph.D.Civil Engg. University of Roorkee1984
M.Tech.Geotech. Engg.IIT Bombay1974
Memberships
  • Indian Geotechnical Society, Life Member
  • Indian National Soc. for Rock Mech . & Tunneling Technology, Member
  • Indian Society of Earthquake Technology, Life Fellow
  • Indian Society for Desert Technology, Life Member
  • Indian Society for Wind Engineering, Life Member
  • Indian Society for Construction Materials and Structures, Life Member
  • Indian Society of Hydraulics, Member
Teaching Engagements
TitleCourse CodeClass NameSemester
Plasticity and Fracture Mechanics in Rock StructuresCE 530P.G.(including Pre Phd Course)Autumn
Soil Mechanics and Engineering GeologyCE 321U.G.Autumn
Practical TrainingCE 400U.G.Autumn
Design of Underground ExcavationsCE 634P.G.(including Pre Phd Course)Spring
Foundations on Weak RocksCE 630P.G.(including Pre Phd Course)Spring
PHDs Supervised
TopicScholar NameStatus of PHDRegistration Year
Interaction of Frame Structures on Visco-Elastic FoundationsRam Prasad SharmaA1
Non-Linear Soil-Structure Interaction in Framed StructuresJamaloddin NoorzaeiA1
Finite Element Analysis of Hyperbolic Cooling Towers under Wind LoadsKarisiddappaA1
Influence of Anisotropy and Shear Zones on Stability of CavernsN.K.SamadhiyaA1
Seiemic Earth Pressures and Displacement Analysis of Rigid Retaining Walls having Reinforced Sand BaSujit Kumar SaranA1
Non-Linear Transient Dynamic Soil-Structure Interaction with Special Reference to Blast LoadingSanjeev Kumar GargA1
Finite Element Analysis of Shallow Foundations for Eccentric Inclined LoadsAdnan Jayed ZedanA1
Ground Subsidence due to Shallow Tunneling in Soft GroundDiganta GoswamiA1
Modeling of Nonlinear Dynamic Soil-Structure Interaction ProblemsAbdul Khalik Majeed Sultan Al-AssadyA1
Stability of Underground Structures in Anisotropic Rock MassesMoataz A.M. Al-ObaydiA1
Modelling of Fibre Reinforced Flexible PavementsPrashant Purushottam NagraleA1
Rock Mass - Tunnel Support Interaction AnalysisManoj VermanA1
Visits to outside institutions
Institute VisitedPurpose of VisitDate
Technical University, Budapest, HungaryVisiting Professor, under Indo-Hungarian Cultural Exchange Programme.1989-1990
Refereed Journal Papers
Some New Three Dimensional Infinite Elements
By: Viladkar, M.N., Godbole, P.N., Noorzaei, J.
Published in: International Journal of Computers & Structures Vol: 34 (3) (Pg 455-467) Date: 1990
A Modified Frontal Solver with Multi-Element and Variable Degree of Freedom Features
By: Godbole, P.N., Viladkar, M.N., Noorzaei, J.
Published in: International Journal of Computers & Structures Vol: 39 (5) (Pg 525-534) Date: 1991
Soil-Structure Interaction in Plane FRAMES Using Coupled Finite-Infinite Elements
By: Viladkar, M.N., Godbole, P.N., Noorzaei, J.
Published in: International Journal of Computers & Structures Vol: 39 (5) (Pg 535-546) Date: 1991
Visco-Elastic Finite Element Formulation for Isolated Foundations on Clays
By: Viladkar, M.N., Sharma, R.P., Ranjan, G.
Published in: International Journal of Computers & Structures Vol: 43 (2) (Pg 313-324) Date: 1991
Space Frame-Raft-Soil Interaction Including Effect of Slab Stiffness
By: Godbole, P.N., Viladkar, M.N., Noorzaei, J.
Published in: International Journal of Computers & Structures Vol: 43 (1) (Pg 93-106) Date: 1991
Analysis of Hyperbolic Cooling Towers for Wind Loads
By: Karisiddappa, Prem Krishna, Godbole, P.N., M.N. Viladkar
Published in: International Journal of Wind Engineering Vol: 52 Date: 1992
Soil-Structure Interaction in Time Domain
By: Viladkar, M.N., Ranjan, G., R.P. Sharma
Published in: International Journal of Computers & Structures Vol: 46 (3) (Pg 429-442) Date: 1993
Influence of Strain Hardening on Soil-Structure Interaction Framed Structures
By: Viladkar, M.N., Noorzaei, J., Godbole, P.N.
Published in: International Journal of Computers & Structures Vol: 56 (5) Date: 1994
Elasto-Plastic Analysis for Soil-Structure Interaction in Framed Structures
By: Viladkar, M.N., Noorzaei, J., Godbole P.N.
Published in: International Journal of Computers & Structures Vol: 56 (5) (Pg 797-807) Date: 1994
Behaviour of Infinite Elements in Elasto-Plastic Domain
By: Viladkar, M.N., Noorzaei, J., Godbole P.N.
Published in: International Journal of Computers & Structures Vol: 51 (4) (Pg 337-342) Date: 1994
Interactive Analysis of Space Frame-Raft-Soil System Considering Soil Non-linearity
By: Viladkar, M.N., Noorzaei, J., Godbole P.N.
Published in: International Journal of Computers & Structures Vol: 51 (4) (Pg 343-356) Date: 1994
Modelling of Interface for Soil-Structure Interaction Studies
By: Viladkar, M.N., Noorzaei, J., Godbole P.N.
Published in: International Journal of Computers & Structures Vol: 52 (4) (Pg 765-779) Date: 1994
Nonlinear Soil-Structure Interaction of Plane Frames
By: Noorzaei, J., Viladkar, M.N., Godbole, P.N.
Published in: International Journal of Computer Aided Engineering & Software (Engg. Computations) Vol: 11 (Pg 303-316) Date: 1994
Convenient Forms of Yield Criteria for Elasto-Plastic Analysis of Geological Materials
By: Viladkar, M.N., Godbole, P.N., Noorzaei, J.
Published in: International Journal of Computers & Structures Vol: 54 (2) (Pg 327-337) Date: 1995
Determination of Support Reaction Curves for Steel Supported Tunnels
By: Verman, M., Viladkar, M.N., Singh, B., Jethwa, J.L.
Published in: International Journal for Tunneling and Underground Space Technology Vol: 10 (2) (Pg 217-224) Date: 1995
A Semi-Empirical Method for Design of Support Systems in Underground Openings
By: Verman, M., Viladkar, M.N., Singh, B., Jethwa, J.L.
Published in: International Journal for Tunneling and Underground Space Technology Vol: 10 (3) (Pg 375-383) Date: 1995
Rock Mass Strength Parameters Mobilised in Tunnels
By: Singh, B., Viladkar, M.N., Mehrotra, V.K., Samadhiya, N.K.
Published in: International Journal for Tunneling and Underground Space Technology Vol: 12 (1) (Pg 47-54) Date: 1997
Effect of Tunnel Depth of Modulus of Deformation of Rock Mass
By: Verman, M., Viladkar, M.N., Singh, B., Jethwa, J.L.
Published in: International Journal of Rock Mechanics & Rock Engineering Vol: 31 (3) (Pg 121-127) Date: 1997
Finite Element Analysis of Column Supported Hyperbolic Cooling Towers Using Semi-Loof Shell and Beam Elements
By: Viladkar, M.N., Karisiddappa, Godbole, P.N. and Prem Krishna
Published in: International Journal of Engineering Structures Vol: 20 (1) (Pg 75-85) Date: 1998
Analysis of Hyperbolic Cooling Towers with Bulge Imperfections under Wind Loads
By: Godbole, P.N., Viladkar, M.N., Tankha, A.
Published in: ASCE, Engineering Mechanics Division Vol: 124 (11) (Pg 1269-1279) Date: 1998
Software Package for 3-Dimensional Non-Linear Elastic Analysis of Caverns
By: N.K. Samadhiya, M.N. Viladkar & P. Bhargava
Published in: Journal of Rock Mechanics & Tunnelling Technology Vol: 10 (1) (Pg 49-76) Date: 2004
Role of Integrated Geophysical Studies in Defining Profile Below Steep Hill Slope at the Base of an Endangered Multi-Storeyed Building in Himachal Pradesh
By: Sastry, R.G.S. & Viladkar, M.N.
Published in: Journal of Geological Society of India Vol: 63 (Pg 282-290) Date: 2004
Dynamic Stiffness and Damping Cofficients of Pile Foundations for Compressor Foundation Design
By: Kumar, Krishen, Ranjan , G., Viladkar, M.N.
Published in: Indian Geotechnical Journal Vol: 26 (3) (Pg 313-343) Date: 1996
Displacement Dependent Earth Pressures in Retaining Walls
By: Saran, Swami, Viladkar, M.N. & Tripathi O.P.
Published in: Indian Geotechnical Journal Vol: 20 (4) (Pg 260-287) Date: 1990
Dynamic Soil-Structure Interaction in Frame Structures
By: Ranjan, G., Viladkar, M.N.
Published in: Journal of Indian Society of Earthquake Technology Vol: 27 (2) (Pg 46-64) Date: 1990
Displacement Dependent Earth Pressures
By: Saran, S., Viladkar, M.N., Reddy, R.K.
Published in: Indian Geotechnical Journal Vol: 17 (2) (Pg 121-141) Date: 1985
Prediction of Displacements of Retaining Walls Under Dynamic Conditions
By: Reddy, R.K., Saran, S., Viladkar, M.N.
Published in: Journal of Indian Society of Earthquake Technology Vol: 22 (3) (Pg 101-115) Date: 1985
Static Soil-Structure Interaction Response of Hyperbolic Cooling Towers to Symmetrical Wind Loads
By: Viladkar, M.N., Karisiddappa, Bhargava, P., Godbole, P.N.
Published in: Engineering Structures Vol: 28 (Pg 1236-1251) Date: 2006
Benefits of Fibre Reinforced Subgrade Soils in Flexible Pavements
By: Nagrale Prashant P., Satish Chandra and M. N. Viladkar
Published in: Journal of Institution of Engineers (India) Vol: 87 (Pg 53-57) Date: 2006
Finite Element Analysis of Fiber Reinforced Flexible Pavement
By: Nagrale, P.P., Chandra, S., Viladkar, M.N.
Published in: IJP-International Journal of Pavements Vol: 5 (Pg 50-61) Date: 2006
Three Dimensional Analysis of a Power House Cavern in Anisotropic Rock Mass
By: • Samadhiya, N.K., Viladkar, M.N. and Singh, B
Published in: International Journal of Rock Mechanics & Mining Sciences Vol: 41 (3) (Pg 487-488) Date: 2004
Three Dimensional Analysis of a Power House Cavern in Anisotropic Rock Mass
By: • Samadhiya, N.K., Viladkar, M.N. and Singh, B
Published in: International Journal of Rock Mechanics & Mining Sciences Vol: Vol. 41, Supplement 1 (Pg 664-669) Date: 2004
Estimation of Cohesion around Underground Openings
By: Verman, M., Viladkar, M.N., Singh, B.
Published in: International Journal of Rock Mechanics & Mining Sciences Vol: 34 (5) (Pg 851-858) Date: 1997
Strip Footings on a Three Layer Soil System: Theory of Elasticity Approach
By: Maheshwari, Priti and Viladkar, Manohar Narayan
Published in: International Journal of Geotechnical Engineering Vol: 1 (1) (Pg 47-60) Date: 2007
Mechanistic Approach for Fiber-Reinforced Flexible Pavements
By: Chandra,Satish, Viladkar, M. N. & Nagrale, Prashant P.
Published in: ASCE, Journal of Transportation Engineering Vol: 134 (1) (Pg 15-23) Date: 2008