Your Most Recent Pic Here Dr. Satyanarayana Murty Dasaka
Associate Professor

Department of Civil Engineering
Indian Institute of Technology Bombay
Powai, Mumbai - 400 076. (India).

Phone: +91-22-2576 7316
Fax: +91-22-2576 7302


  • Publications
  • Interest
    My broad area of research is geoechnical engineering. My current research includes
    • Reduction of earth pressure on retaining walls
    • Stabilization of soft soils
    • Stabilization of expansive soils
    • Instrumentation and field monitoring
    • Offshore foundations
    • Uncertainty and risk assessment

  • Ph.D. Thesis
    • Probabilistic Analysis of Shallow Foundations and Slopes (pdf)
      Indian Institute of Science, Bangalore, May 2006.
      Advisor : Prof.G.L.Sivakumar Babu.
  • Current teaching
    • CE 407 Foundation Engineering
    • CE 643 Experimental Geomechanics (Combinedly with other geotech. faculty)

  • Past teaching
    • CE 303 Soil Mechanics-I
    • CE 304 Soil Mechanics-II
    • CE 640 Foundation Engineering
    • CE 407 Foundation Engineering
    • CE 637 Rock Mechanics
    • CE 688 Risk Assessment and Management in Geotechnical Engineering
    • CE 319 Soil Lab-I
    • CE 314 Soil Lab-II
    • CE 215 Engineering Drawing (Along with Prof.V.Jothiprakash)
    • CE 643 Experimental Geomechanics (Combinedly with other geotech. faculty)
Patents Applied
  • Dasaka S.Murty and Trudeep N. Dave, "A triaxial geocomposite testing apparatus for simultaneously calibrating multiple pressure transducers" - submitted to the Indian Patent Office, Application Number 223/MUM/2011.
Selected Professional Activities
    Sponsored Projects
  • Scale effects on bearing capacity of shallow foundations - Seed grant, IIT Bombay.
  • Development of resistance factors for shallow foundations using laboratory load test data- Fast Track Project, Department of Science and Technology, Govt. of India.
  • Reduction of Static and dynamic earth pressures on retaining walls using compressible inclusions (along with Prof. G L Sivakumar Babu, IISc Bangalore) - Ministry of Earth Sciences,Govt. of India.

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