Prof. Maheshchandra D. Desai

Papers: 2000-2010

(Co-guide/ Advisor to Ph. D; M. Tech. Scholars @ SVNIT (2006 onwards) Surat.)

Ph.D. Scholars : Solanki C. H., Patel Pratima A., Vashi Jigisha M., Tailor Ravin M., Desai Hitesh H., Desai Nehal H., Sailendra Kumar, Dalal Nehal, Maheswari Kalpana, Shukla Shruti, Tandel Yogendra.

M. Tech Students : Patel Jignesh B., Vashi Jigisha M., Umaravia Nirav B., Desai Pranav I., Patel Rashmi, Desai Nehal H., Patel Aditya, Patel Rakesh, Ahir Sanay, Rathod Bindiya, Golakia Haresh, Rakesh Tank.

N: National,                        I: International,                        P: Presented,                        Pub: Published,                        U: Unpublished

 

1.              Desai Mahesh D., Desai P. I., Desai N. H., (2004); “Foundation System for “Akshardham” to Control Deformations Related to Probable Liquefaction.”; Proc. 5th Int. Conf. on Case histories in Geotechnical Engineering, Paper 3.53, April 2004, New York, pp. 1-6 (I-Pub)

2.      Desai    N. H., Desai M. D., (2005); “Use of Clay Stabilized Fly ash for Raising Ash pond;” Proc. of Indian Geotechnical Conf., 2005, Indore, pp. 243-246 (N - P)

3.      Desai M. D. (2006), “Unconventional Solutions for Geotechnical Problems of Gujarat”; Souvenir, Silver Jubilee, S.S. Gandhi College of Eng. Tech., Surat. pp. 59-61                   (Pub)

4.      Solanki C. H., Desai M. D., (2006), “Soil Index and Consolidation Properties of Alluvial Deposits: New Empirical Correlations;” Proc. of Indian Geotechnical Conference, IGC 2006, Chennai, pp. 42 (N - Pub)

5.      Desai M. D., (2006), “Mining sand from River by Lease holder”, Technical Memo for SMC / GERI, pp. 1-3       (U)

6.      Desai M. D; Tailor Ravin M., (2007), “Feasibility of Tapti Basin Floods Moderation with Updated Technology and Management”, Proc. of Symposium on “Cities and Floods”, Dept. of Civil Engg, I.I.T. Bombay, 17.11.2007, pp. 1-13       (N - P)

7.      Desai M. D; Tailor Ravin, (2008), “Water Crisis: Problems and Solutions”, Journal Samrudhdhi Pub. By South Guj. Chamber of Commerce, Surat, July 2008 issue, pp. 30        (N)

8.      Desai M. D., (2008), “Water Crisis – Problems and Solutions in General”, Presented to Rotary Club of Surat, Meeting on 05.5.2008.            (P)

9.      Solanki C. H. and Desai M. D., (2008), “Role of Atterberg Limits on Time Rate Settlement of Alluvial Deposits”, Journal of Engg. & Tech., Pub. By Sardar Patel Univ., Vol 21; Dec. 2008, pp. 12-15   (N)

10.          Tailor Ravin, Desai Hitesh, Desai M. D. (2010); “Geotechnical Exploration: Cost and Time Optimized Programme for Reliable Prediction of SBC, SBP, ABC and Depth of Foundation”, Journal Structural Eng. Digest, Part-1 March 2010, Part -2 June 2010. Part -I  Part - II Part –III Part – IV              (N)

11.  Tailor Ravin M., Desai M. D., (2009), “Effect of Lime Fly ash Stabilized Sub grade Roads and Its Performance”, Proc. of Indian Geotechnical Conf., GEOTIDE, 2009, Guntur, India, pp. 149-151            (N)

12.  Tailor        Ravin, Desai M. D., (2009), “Application of Lime - Flyash Stabilization for Standardization of Urban Road Construction at Surat, South Gujarat”, Proc. of International Conf. on Infrastructural Development on Expansive Soils “INDEX 09”, Hosur, Tamil Nadu – 635 107, pp. 435-439 (I - P)

13.  Patel      Pratima A., Desai M. D., (2009), “Numerical Modeling Relevant to Ground Water Recharge Problem - Unconfined Aquifer”, Proc. of Geotide, Conf. of Indian Geotechnical Soc. 2009, Guntur, India, pp. 605-608.  (N – Pub)

14.           Patel Pratima, Desai M. D., (2010), “Artificial Ground Water Recharge Field Study: Site Characterization and Test Results”, Int. Journal of Adv. Eng. Technology, Vol.1, ISSE 11 / July Sept. 2010, pp. 150-164. (I)

15.           Patel Pratima, Desai M. D., (2010), “Computational and Mathematical Aspects of Artificial Ground Water Recharging into Unconfined Aquifer” Int. Journal of Applied Engg. Research, Pub. by Research India Publications, Volume 5, No 1, pp. 177-188. (I)

16.           Patel Pratima & Desai M. D., (2010), “Numerical Modeling and Mathematics of Ground Water Recharging - Unconfined Aquifer”, Int. Journal of Earth Sciences and Engg, Volume 03, No.3, Spl. Issue, May 2010, pp. 330-337.       (I)

17.          Vashi Jigisha, Desai M. D., (2010), “Need to Review IS 2720 (Part 16) to Predict Realistic CBR for Cohesive Sub grade”, Proc. of National Conf. CRDCE10, 21 Jan, S.V.I.T, Vasad, Guj.,     (N)

18.  Desai M. D; Patel Pratima A., Tailor Ravin, (2010), “Technology for Rooftop Harvesting in Urban Centres Based on Geotechnical Aspects”, Proc. of Indian Geotechnical Conf. IGC2010, Geotrends, I.I.T. Bombay, pp. 27 - 30.  (N - P)

19.    Umaravia Nirav, Vashi Jigisha M., Desai M. D., (2010), “Need to Relook at Design Practice for Reinforced Earth Wall Foundations”, Proc. of Indian Geotechnical Conf. IGC2010, Geotrends, I.I.T. Bombay, pp. 73 - 76.  (N - P)

20.           Patel Rashmi S., Desai M. D., (2010), “CBR Predicted by Index Properties for Alluvial Soils of South Gujarat”, Proc. of Indian Geotechnical Conf, IGC2010, Geotrends, I.I.T. Bombay, pp. 79 - 82.  (N - P)

21.          Desai Nehal H., Desai M. D., Patel Jaydeep, (2010), “Analysis of Field Control Tests Data for Reliability at SEZ Project, Surat Gujarat”, Proc. of Indian Geotechnical Conf, IGC2010, Geotrends, I.I.T. Bombay, pp. 1023 - 1026. (N - P)

22.          Vashi Jigisha M., Desai A. K.; Solanki C. H; Desai M. D., (2010), “State of Art Factors Influencing Design of Earth Retaining Structures”, Proc. of Indian Geotechnical Conf, IGC2010, Geotrends, I.I.T. Bombay, pp. 219 - 222. (N - P)

23.            Dala Nehal G. Dalal, Solanki C. H., Desai A. K., Desai M.D., (2010), “Pilot Study to Improve Bearing Capacity of Open Dump Waste Site for Low Rise Housing”, Proc. of Indian Geotechnical Conf,. IGC2010, Geotrends, I.I.T. Bombay, pp. 445 - 448.   (N - P)

24.  Vashi Jigisha M., Desai M. D., Desai A.K., Solanki C.H., (2010), “Geosynthetic Materials and Its Properties for Reinforced Earth Structures”, Swarnim Jayanti, All India Seminar on Geosynthetics for Civil Engg.; Organizer Institute of Eng. (India) Ahmedabad Centre,  Ahmedabad 27.11.2010.    (N - P)

25.  Desai M. D., Tailor Ravin M., (2010), “Geosynthetics: Innovative Sustainable Solutions for CE Projects - Case studies”, Swarnim Jayanti, All India Seminar on Geosynthetics for Civil Engg.; Organizer Institute of Eng. (India) Ahmedabad Centre,  Ahmedabad 27.11.2010,    (N - P)

26.  Session Address, Chairperson Dr. M. D. Desai, Swarnim Jayanti, All India Seminar on Geosynthetics for Civil Engg.; Organizer Institute of Eng. (India) Ahmedabad Centre,  Ahmedabad 27.11.2010,    (N - P)

27.  Vashi, Jigisha M., Desai A.K., Solanki C.H., Desai M.D.,(2010), “Fly ash as Backfill Material For Reinforced Earth Structures”, National conference on Fly ash / Futuristic Materials in Civil Engineering Construction for Sustainable Development, pp. 17/1-17/10. (N - P)

28.  “ACCCRN Programme for city of Surat”, (2010), Centre of Social Studies, Surat, a final report “Learning to live with floods at Surat” was presented by flood risk management group (Experts: Consulting Engineer: Dr M.D. Desai, Associates: Dr. J.N. Patel, P.G. Agnihotri, Ravin M. Tailor) on March 2010.

Note:

2011 ACCCRN Programme update supported by Rock Feller Foundation has theme “End to end – early warning system for Ukai and local floods”. The group can take pride for success in projecting cities priority need.