P.C. Ashwin Kumar
Assistant professor
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Interests
Structural Engineering, Seismic response and design of steel and reinforced concrete structures, Structural Engineering, Supplemental damping and energy dissipating devices, Structural Engineering, Seismic rehabilitation and retrofitting of steel and concrete structures., Structural Engineering, Large scale testing and simulation study of structural systems., Structural Engineering, Non-destructive assessment of structures
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Honors
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BioSketch
Educational Details
IIT Delhi
2017
Ph.D., Structural Engineering
IIT Madras
2010
M.Tech., Structural Engineering
G. E. C. Thrissur, Kerala
2006
B.Tech., Civil Engineering
Professional Background
Guest Lecturer
01 Jan 2007 - 01 Jan 2007
GEC Thrissur, Kerala
Design Engineer
01 Jan 2010 - 01 Jan 2012
WSP Global Inc
Senior Design Engineer
01 Jan 2012 - 01 Jan 2013
EDR Pvt. Ltd.
Assistant Professor
01 Jan 2018 - Present
IIT Roorkee
Administrative Positions
Coordinator, DFSC
01 Jan 2018 - 01 Jan 2020
IIT Roorkee
Cognizance Faculty In-charge
01 Jan 2018 - 01 Jan 2020
IIT Roorkee
Honors And Awards
Honors
WSP Global Inc., India
2012
Star Performer Award
MemberShips
ISET
31 Aug 2020 - Present
Life Member
ASCE
31 Aug 2020 - Present
Affiliate Member
Teaching Engagements
Teaching Engagements
Earthquake Resistant Design of Bridges and Concrete Dams ( EQ-560 )
Spring
Introduction to Earthquake Engineering ( IEQ-301 )
Autumn
Earthquake Resistant Design of Structures ( EQ-563 )
Autumn
Students
SuperVisions
Passive earthquake resistant systems
01 Jan 2018 - Present
Other Supervisors: , Scholar: Tamilselvan N
Global retrofitting of structures
01 Jan 2018 - Present
Other Supervisors: , Scholar: Devyani T
Miscellaneous
Events
Stability analysis of concrete gravity dams as per IS 6512
01 Jan 2018 - Present
Typical Failure modes of RCC and masonry Buildings in Earthquakes
01 Jan 2019 - Present
Books Authored

Book Chapter

  1. Kumar, P. C. A., and Sahoo, D. R. (2015). “Effect of brace configurations on seismic behaviour of SCBFs”, Advances in Structural Engineering Dynamics, Springer, India, Volume 2, 855-868.
Refereed Journal Papers
  1. Kumar, P. C. A., Sahoo, D. R., and Kumar, N. (2015). “Limiting values of slenderness ratio for hollow circular steel braces of concentrically braced frames", Journal of Constructional Steel Research, 115, 223-235.
  2. Kumar, P. C. A., and Sahoo, D. R. (2016). “Optimum range of slenderness ratio of HSS braces for special concentric braced frames", Advances in Structural Engineering, 19(6), 928-944.
  3. Kumar, P. C. A., Anand, S., and Sahoo, D. R. (2017). “Modified seismic design of concentrically braced frames considering column demands", Earthquake Engineering & Structural Dynamics, 46(10), 1559-1580.
  4. Kumar, P. C. A., Sahoo, D. R., and Kumar, A. (2018). “Seismic response of concentrically braced frames with staggered braces in split X configuration”, Journal of Constructional Steel Research, 142(3), 5-11.
  5. Patra, P., Kumar, P. C. A., and Sahoo, D. R. (2018). “Cyclic performance of braces with different support connections in special concentrically braced frames”, Key Engineering Materials, 763, 694-701.
  6. Kumar, P. C. A., and Sahoo, D. R. (2018), “Numerical and experimental investigations on inelastic cyclic performance of mid-span gusset plate connections”, Earthquake Engineering and Structural Dynamics, 47(9), 1921-1941.
  7. Kumar, P. C. A., and Sahoo, D. R. (2018). “Fracture Ductility of Hollow Circular and Square Steel Braces under Cyclic Loading”, Thin-walled Structures 130(9), 347-361.