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Mineral Processing
Stability analysis of slope of a pump hose building and water storage tank at Narkanda, India: A case study

SAHIL KUMAR; Ravi Kumar Sharma

Articles in Press, Accepted Manuscript, Available Online from 06 June 2024


  Landslides affecting life and property losses has become a serious threat in various countries worldwide which highlights the importance of slope stability and mitigation. The methods and tools employed for slope stability analysis, ranging from traditional limit equilibrium methods to worldly-wise numerical ...  Read More

Improvement of Geotechnical Properties of Soil using Calcium Carbide, Waste Foundry Sand and Polypropylene Fibre

Kashitij Guleria; Ravi Kumar Sharma

Volume 14, Issue 2 , April 2023, , Pages 449-471


  This paper discusses the applications of industrial waste like waste foundry sand (10%, 20%, 30%, and 40%) and calcium carbide residue (3%, 6%, 9%, and 12%) blended with polypropylene fibre (0.25%, 0.50%, 0.75%, and 1%) for soil stabilization. The purpose of this study is to develop a composite of clayey ...  Read More

Estimation of Ground Motion Amplification for Sub-Himalayan Strata due to Hypothetical Earthquake Motions

Vivek Sharma; Pardeep Kumar; Ravi Kumar Kumar Sharma

Volume 14, Issue 2 , April 2023, , Pages 507-525


  Himachal Pradesh state is located in seismically active western Himalayas (India) and its seven districts are in seismic zone V and other in zone IV as per the seismic code of India. Ninety% area of Hamirpur district, the studied area, lies in zone V. Peak ground acceleration (PGA) is one of the most ...  Read More

Spatial Prediction of Landslide Hazard using GIS-multi-criteria Decision Analysis in Kullu District of Himachal Pradesh, India

Akhilesh Kumar; Ravi Kumar Sharma; Vijay Kumar Bansal

Volume 13, Issue 4 , October 2022, , Pages 943-956


  The GIS-multi-criteria decision analysis (MCDA) techniques are increasingly used in landslide susceptibility mapping for predicting the future hazards, land use planning, and hazard preparedness. Identification of landslide susceptible regions helps in making a strategic plan for future developmental ...  Read More

Site Response Analysis and Empirical Correlations between N-Values and Shear Modulus for Sub-Himalayan District Hamirpur using ProShake

Vivek Sharma; Ravi Kumar Sharma; Pardeep Kumar

Volume 13, Issue 4 , October 2022, , Pages 1031-1047


  In the present work, the empirical correlations between standard penetration test (SPT) N-values  versus  shear modulus (Gmax), and Peak Ground Acceleration (PGA) amplifications for sub-Himalayan district-Hamirpur, Himachal Pradesh (India) consisting of highly variable soil/rock strata at different ...  Read More

Numerical Analysis of Square and Circular Skirted Footings Placed on Sand using PLAXIS 3D Software

Gaurav Juneja; Ravi Kumar Sharma

Volume 13, Issue 4 , October 2022, , Pages 1049-1066


  This paper presents the numerical analysis of square and circular skirted footings placed on different sands using the PLAXIS 3D software. The numerical analysis is done using the Mohr-coulomb (M-C) yield criteria. The size of the footings is considered as 100 mm for both the square and circular footings. ...  Read More