Doctor of Philosophy Theses 
Seismic Behaviour of Framed Masonry Panels in OutofPlane Direction with Prior Inplane Damage Vaibhav Singhal; In progress; Supervisor: Durgesh C. Rai 
Seismic Analysis of Bridge Structures Supported on Well Foundations Goutam Mondal; In progress; Supervisor: Sudhir K. Jain 
AfterShock Ground Motion: Characterization and Effects on DamageBased Seismic Design Sandip Das; 2009; Supervisor: Vinay K. Gupta 
Improvement in Geometric Design of Reinforced Concrete Structural Walls to Resist Earthquake Effects Kaustubh Dasgupta; 2008; Supervisor: C.V.R.Murty 
Seismic Strengthening of OpenGroundStorey RC Frame using SteelCaging & Aluminium Shear Yielding Dampers Dipti Ranjan Sahoo; 2008; Supervisor: Durgesh C. Rai 
Seismic Design of Welded Connections in Steel Moment Resisting Frame Buildings with Square Box Columns Rupen Goswami; 2007; Supervisor: C.V.R.Murty 
Evaluation of Strengthening Options for Masonry Infilled RC Frame with Open First Storey Hemant B. Kaushik; 2006; Supervisor: Sudhir K. Jain and Durgesh C. Rai 
Seismic Design of StrongAxis Welded Connections in Steel Moment Resisting Frame Building Jaswant Narayan Arlekar; April 2002; Supervisor: C.V.R.Murty 
WaveletBased NonStationary Seismic Response of Structural Systems Biswajit Basu; May 1998; Supervisor: Vinay K. Gupta 
Stochastic Response of Suspension Bridges to Spatially Varying Earthquake Excitations Manish Shrikhande; 1997; Supervisor: Vinay K. Gupta 
Torsional Behaviour of Elevated Water Tanks with Reinforced Concrete Frame Type Stagings during Earthquakes Sekhar C. Dutta; 1995; Supervisors: Sudhir K. Jain and C.V.R.Murty 
A Ductility and Displacement Based Design Procedure for Seismic Design of Reinforced Concrete Buildings Gehad E. Rashad; 1993; Supervisor: Sudhir K. Jain 

Master of Technology Theses (Dual Degree) 
Seismic Vulnerability Analysis of Low Rise Masonry Structures by considering Interaction b/w Inplane and Outofplane Response Pawan Agnihotri; In Progress; Supervisor: D. C. Rai 
Hysteretic Performance of Aluminium Shear Yielding Damper (AlSYD) under Axial loads Md. Naseem; In Progress; Supervisor: D. C. Rai 
Insitu non destructive study of historical masonry monument and establishing a correlation for laboratory prepared specimen and field specimen Alok Singh Tomar; In Progress; Supervisor: D. C. Rai 
Thermal stresses in mass concrete at early ages Piyush Raj; In Progress; Supervisor: D. C. Rai 
ALSYD as an Energy Dissipation device in Truss Moment Frames Ankit Sachan; In Progress; Supervisor: D. C. Rai 
Inclusion of NonStationarity Factor in Modal Combination Rule Shashank Pathak; In Progress; Supervisor: Vinay K. Gupta 

Master of Technology Theses 
Full Scale Testing of AlSYD based Seismic Retrofitting for NonDuctile Open Ground Storey RC Frame Kaustubh Mehta; In Progress; Supervisor: D. C. Rai 
Effect of Fatigue on Wind Turbine Foundation Structure Sanjukta Chakraborty; In Progress; Supervisor: D. C. Rai 
Ductility Reduction Factors for Masonry Infilled Reinforced Concrete Frames Manish Kumar; In Progress; Supervisor: D. C. Rai 
Crack Width Analysis of RC Beams under Monotonic Loading Anil K. Pathrikar; In Progress; Supervisor: D. C. Rai 
A PerformanceBased Design Index with Consideration of Residual Displacement Pampa Dey; In Progress; Supervisor: D. C. Rai 
Correlation of Damage Parameters with Linear Response Satya Kiran R. Alluri; In Progress; Supervisor: D. C. Rai & S. R. Chaudhuri 
Fragility analysis of existing flat slab structures Vijaya Narayanan.A.R; In Progress; Supervisor: D. C. Rai 
Seismic Design of RC Bridge Piers Sunil S. Shinge; In Progress; Supervisor: Sudhir K. Jain 
Ductility Reduction Factor for Masonry Infilled RC Frames Manish Kumar; In Progress; Supervisor: Sudhir K. Jain 
Analysis of Response of Well Foundation considering SoilStructure Interaction Shriharsh Modak; In Progress; Supervisor: Sudhir K. Jain 
Estimation of Residual Displacement for Horizontal Ground Motions Harikrishnan.M.G; 2009; Supervisor: V. K. Gupta 
Characterization of NearFault ForwardDirectivity Ground Motions Suparno Mukhopadhyay; 2009; Supervisor: V. K. Gupta 
Spectral Amplification Factors of Indian Earthquake Ground Motions Rahul Sharma; 2009; Supervisor: Sudhir K. Jain 
Probabilistic Seismic Hazard and Risk Analysis: A Case Study for Ahmedabad City Raushan Kumar Singh; 2009; Supervisor: Sudhir K. Jain 
Seismic Analysis of Bridge AbutmentSoil Systems Chinmoy Kolay; 2009; Supervisor: Sudhir K. Jain 
Analysis of Buried Pipelines Subjected to Reverse Fault Motion Shantanu Joshi; 2009; Supervisor: Sudhir K. Jain 
OutofPlane Seismic Behavior of Masonry Infilled Panels with Prior inPlane Damage K. Srinaganjaneyulu; 2009; Supervisor: D. C. Rai 
Effect of Foundation Flexibility on Ductility Reduction Factor Siddharth Yadav; 2009; Supervisor: Sudhir K. Jain 
Effect of Steel Truss Superstructure Flexibility on Seismic Design of Substructure and Superstructure Connections of a Multispan Simply Supported Railway Bridge Ashish Kumar; 2007; Supervisor: C.V.R. Murty 
On Time and Frequency Dependence of Apparent Velocity of Propagation and Lagged Coherency for Spatially Varying Ground Motions Riya G. Catherine; 2007; Supervisor: Vinay K. Gupta 
Ordered Peak Response under Multicomponent Ground Motion Via Modal Combination Rule and Its Correlation with Nonlinear Response Ayan Sadhu; 2007; Supervisor: Vinay K. Gupta 
A Response Spectrum Method for Peak Floor Accelerations in Multistoried Buildings Rashmi Kumari; 2007; Supervisor: Vinay K. Gupta 
Some Observations on Seismic Response on Bridges on Well Foundations Anil Agarwal; 2006; Supervisor: Sudhir K. Jain 
Response of Burried Segmented Pipelines Subjected to Liquefaction Induced Permanent Ground Deformation Amit R. Hirani; 2006; Supervisor: Sudhir K. Jain 
Seismic Vulnerability of Buildings and Population in India with a Case Study at Kanpur Chakresh Jain; 2006; Supervisor: Sudhir K. Jain 
Flexural Behaviour of GFRP Reinforced Concrete Beams T.V.V.S.S Padmanabha Rao; 2006; Supervisor: C.V.R. Murty and K. K. Bajpai 
Influence of Wall Flexibility on Seismic Behaviour of Steel Frame with Unstiffened Steel Plate Shear Walls Dhiraj Kumar Tiwary; 2006; Supervisor: C.V.R. Murty 
Effect of Configuration of Transverse Ties on confinement of RC Columns Sudeshna Ghosh; 2006; Supervisor: C.V.R. Murty and K. K. Bajpai 
Design of ShearLink Braced Frame and Development of HighForce Yielding ShearLink Dhritiman Banerjee; 2006; Supervisor: D. C. Rai 
Effect of Confinement Schemes on InPlane Behaviour of URM Walls under Cyclic Lateral Loads Debashish Mukherjee; 2006; Supervisor: D. C. Rai 
Review of Guidelines for Blast Resistant Building and a Case Study of Library Building at IIT Kanpur Jasinder Singh Sodhi; 2005; Supervisor: Sudhir K. Jain 
Response of Burried Continuous Pipeline to Permanent Ground Deformation Suresh Ranjan Dash; 2005; Supervisor: Sudhir K. Jain 
Enhancement of Flexural Capacity of Undamaged RC Column by a Composite Steel Caging Technique Pasala Naga Prasad; 2005; Supervisor: D. C. Rai and Sudhir K. Jain 
Control of OutofPlane Deformation of Inelastically Buckling Aluminium Shear Panels Saikat Banerjee; 2005; Supervisor: D. C. Rai 
InPlane Lateral Resistance of Masonry Confined by Grid Elements Samaresh Paikara; 2005; Supervisor: D. C. Rai 
Statistical Study of Inelastic Displacement Ratio Spectrum for Existing Structures Abhishek Banerjee; 2005; Supervisor: Vinay K. Gupta 
WaveletBased Generation of Spatially Correlated Accelerograms Kaushik Sarkar; 2005; Supervisor: Vinay K. Gupta 
Experimental Investigation of Inelastic Cyclic Buckling of Aluminium Shear Panels Sachin Jain; 2004; Supervisor: D. C. Rai 
Effect of Soil Structure Interaction on Strength Ductility Demands of Shaft Supported Elevated Water Tanks for Earthquake Loads Bhumika Singh; 2004; Supervisor: D. C. Rai 
Design SpectrumBased Scaling of Strength Reduction Factors Debasis Karmakar; 2004; Supervisor: Vinay K. Gupta 
Seismic Response of RC Frame Buildings on Stilts Perwez Ahmad; 2004; Supervisor: Sudhir K. Jain 
Forced Vibration Study of a Reinforced Concrete Building Major Sanjay Adsar; 2004; Supervisor: Sudhir K. Jain and K. K. Bajpai 
Battened Builtup BeamColumn under Cyclic Load Diptiranjan Sahoo; 2003; Supervisor: D. C. Rai 
Modeling of Infill Walls with Openings Goutam Mondal; 2003; Supervisor: Sudhir K. Jain 
Pushover Analysis of Masonry Buildings Santosh Kumar; 2002; Supervisor: Sudhir K. Jain 
Investigation of Seismic Shear Design Provisions of IRC Code for RC Bridge Piers Using DisplacementBased Pushover Analysis Rupen Goswami; 2002; Supervisor: C.V.R.Murty 
Investigation of IS Code Provisions on Seismic Design of RC Structural Walls Kaustubh Dasgupta; 2002; Supervisor: C.V.R.Murty 
Probabilistic Seismic Hazard Analysis of NorthEast India Sandip Das; 2002; Supervisor: Vinay K. Gupta 
Attenuation Relationships of Earthquake Intensities in India Sailender K.Chaubey; 2001; Supervisors: Sudhir K. Jain and P.L.Narula 
Experimental Investigation under Cyclic Loading of Brick Masonry House with Precast RC Plank and Joist Flooring System Developed by CBRI Jayanta Dutta; 2001; Supervisors: C.V.R.Murty and S.K.Agarwal 
Attenuation Relations for the Himalayan Regions from Seismic Ground Motion Data A. D. Roshan; 2000; Supervisors: Sudhir K. Jain and P.C.Basu 
Seismic Response of MultiplySupported Secondary Systems :: Uncertainties and Decoupling Criteria Samit Ray Chaudhuri; 2000; Supervisor: Vinay K. Gupta 
Wavelet Based Characterization of Design Ground Motions Shushovan Mukherjee; 2000; Supervisor: Vinay K. Gupta 
Experimental Investigation of Cyclic Behaviour of Precast Exterior BeamColumn Joints Manoj K. Joshi; 2000; Supervisors: C.V.R.Murty and M.P.Jaisingh 
Experimental Investigation of Cyclic Response of Reinforced Connections for EarthquakeResistant Steel MRFs Aniruddha Moitra; 2000; Supervisor: C.V.R.Murty 
Experimental Investigation of RC Frames with Brick Masonry Infills having Central Opening subjected to Cyclic Displacement Loading G. B. Pavan Raj; 2000; Supervisors: Sudhir K. Jain and C.V.R.Murty 
Effect of Confinement on Strength and Ductility of Large RC Hollow Sections Prabuddha Dasgupta; 2000; Supervisor: C.V.R.Murty 
Beneficial Effects of Brick Masonry Infills in Seismic Design of RC Frame Buildings Diptesh Das; 2000; Supervisor: C.V.R.Murty 
Implementation of Torsional Provisions in Buildings with Rigid and Flexible Floor Diaphragm Dhiman Basu; 1999; Supervisor: Sudhir K. Jain 
Experimental Investigation of Inplane Diaphragm Action of the CBRI Precast Plank and Joist Flooring System for EarthquakeResistant Constructions Rajesh Agarwal; 1999; Supervisors: C.V.R.Murty and R.N.Iyengar 
Experimental Investigation of Welded BeamtoColumn Connections in Steel Structures for EarthquakeResistant Design Mukul Pant; 1999; Supervisor: C.V.R.Murty 
Experimental Investigation of Brick Masonry Infill Walls in RC Moment Resisting Frames for Earthquake Resistant Design Akella Jagannadharao Kiran; 1999; Supervisors: Sudhir K.Jain and C.V.R.Murty 
Effect of Seismicity Model on Design Force Ratio Spectrum Vinjhamuri Srimahavishnu; 1999; Supervisor: Vinay K. Gupta 
Nonlinear PushOver Analysis of Flat Slab Buildings With and Without Seismic Retrofitting Tirandas Srikanth; 1999; Supervisor: Sudhir K. Jain 
Overstrength and Ductility Capacity of Reinforced Concrete Structural Walls Jogala Ranjith Kumar Reddy; 1999; Supervisor: Sudhir K. Jain 
Mode Acceleration Approach to Seismic Response of Secondary Systems V. Surya Chandra Rao; 1998; Supervisor: Vinay K. Gupta 
On Scaling of Strength Reduction Factors for Horizontal Earthquake Ground Motions Arun Kumar Tewari; 1998; Supervisor: Vinay K. Gupta 
Incorporating Contribution of Higher Modes in Equivalent Static Lateral Force Procedure in Seismic Design Reeta Jha; 1998; Supervisor: C.V.R.Murty 
Secondary Effects Including Shear Deformations in Design of Frame Columns Manoj K. Garg; 1998; Supervisors: C.V.R.Murty and Ashwini Kumar 
Cyclic Response of RC MRFs with Brick Masonry Infills Rakesh K. Saxena; 1998; Supervisor: Sudhir K. Jain and C.V.R.Murty 
Ambient and LowLevel Forced Vibration Tests on a RC MRF Building with URM Infills Sandeep S. Rajpathak; 1998; Supervisor: C.V.R.Murty 
Considerations in Seismic Design of Steel MomentResisting Frames Sudip Paul; 1998; Supervisors: C.V.R.Murty and Sudhir K. Jain 
Seismic Drift Capacity of Gravity Columns using Nonlinear Monotonic Analysis G. G. S. Achary; 1997; Supervisor: Sudhir K. Jain 
Damage Based Life of Structures in Seismic Environment R. Pradeep Kumar; 1997; Supervisor: Vinay K. Gupta 
Preliminary Models for Scaling Power Spectral Density Functions of Earthquake Ground Motions Bidisha De; 1997; Supervisor: Vinay K. Gupta 
Ambient Vibration Survey of Reinforced Concrete Moment Resisting Frames with Unreinforced Brick Masonry Infills Jaswant N. Arlekar; 1997; Supervisor: C.V.R.Murty 
Comparison of Experimental Cyclic Response of RC Frames With and Without Brick Masonry Infills Neeraj K. Vasandani; 1997; Supervisors: Sudhir K. Jain and C.V.R.Murty 
Seismic Response of Gravity Columns in Buildings with Shear Walls Varsha Aggarwal; 1996; Supervisor: Sudhir K. Jain 
Stochastic Response of Multiply Supported Secondary Systems to Earthquakes Aparna Dey; 1996; Supervisor: V. K. Gupta 
Effect of Joint Panel Zones on Seismic Response Steel Moment Resisting Frames Kintali Sankara Narayana Gupta; 1996; Supervisor: C.V.R.Murty 
Modelling Seismic Response of Unreinforced Masonry Infilled Reinforced Concrete Moment Resisting Frames Amit Nagar; 1995; Supervisor: C.V.R.Murty 
Improvements in the Consideration of Secondary Effects in the Design of Frame Columns Aparna Sengupta; 1995; Supervisor: C.V.R.Murty 
A Study of Ordered Peaks in Seismic Damage Analysis Biswajit Basu; 1994; Supervisors: Vinay K. Gupta and Debashish Kundu 
A Study of the Characteristics of Strong Ground Motion Recorded in Indian Earthquakes Navin Chandak; 1994; Supervisor: Sudhir K. Jain 
Assessment of Seismic Overstrength in Reinforced Concrete Frames Rahul Navin; 1993; Supervisor: Sudhir K. Jain 
Dynamics of Seperable Multistorey Buildings with Flexible Floor Diaphragms Chandrasekhar K. Jain; 1993; Supervisor: Sudhir K. Jain 
Ductility of Reinforced Concrete Columns and Beams with and without Concrete confinement P. Mandal; 1993; Supervisor: Sudhir K. Jain 
Stochastic Response of Torsionally Coupled Multistoreyed Buildings Pawan Agarwal; 1993; Supervisor: Vinay K. Gupta 
On Gust Factors for Wind Excited Building Response K.V.S. Chandrashekhar; 1993; Supervisor: Vinay K. Gupta 
Experimental and Analytical Studies on Dynamics of 140m Stack at Narora Arvind Shrivastava; 1991; Supervisor: Sudhir K. Jain and Vinay K. Gupta 
A Study on Aseismic Design Aspects of Overhead Tanks Sajjad U. Sameer; 1990; Supervisor: Sudhir K. Jain 
Study of Seismic Response of Tall Chimneys B.K. Gupta; 1988; Supervisor: Sudhir K. Jain 
Dynamics of Horizontal Setback Buildings with Flexible Floor Diaphragms Utpal K. Mandal; 1988; Supervisor: Sudhir K. Jain 
Analysis of Underwater Pipelines During Installation M. V. Rama Rao; 1988; Supervisors: Sudhir K. Jain and B. P. Singh 
Seismic Analysis of Bhakra and Lakhwar Dams J. Rajasankar; 1988; Supervisor: Sudhir K. Jain 
A Study on Provisions of Indian Standards for Aseismic Design of Buildings A.K. Patnaik; 1988; Supervisor: Sudhir K. Jain 
Experimental Study on Brick Masonry Infilled Reinforced Concrete Frames Under Lateral Load Achintya; 1988; Supervisors: Sudhir K. Jain and P.Dayaratnam 
Dynamic Analysis of Multistorey Buildings with End Walls V. V. Joshi; 1987; Supervisor: Sudhir K. Jain 
Dynamic Response of Setback Buildings with a Flexible Floor Diaphragm Rajiv Sharma; 1987; Supervisor: Sudhir K. Jain 
Static and Free Vibration Analysis of Single Piles in Lateral Direction U. B. Halabe; 1985; Supervisor: Sudhir K. Jain 