Institute of Technology

Prof. Sharadkumar Purnanand Purohit

Prof. Sharadkumar Purnanand Purohit


Total Experience 23 Year
Educational Qualification Ph. D.
Research Area Earthquake Resistant Design, Structural Response Control, Dynamic Measurement of Structural Response, Structural Design & Fiber Reinforced Composite
General information
Designation Professor
Office Phone 079 - 30642527
Cabin No 079-30642527
Email sharad.purohit@nirmauni.ac.in

Being straight forward is good.


Current Activities : Faculty Co-ordinator of Student Activities for the Institute PG Programme Coordinator
Experience
Teaching 22 Year 5 Month
Industry 11 Month
Contact
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Membership ISTE, ASES, IAStructE

Specialization
Specialization Areas Earthquake Engineering, Structural Dynamics, Structural Analysis & Design, Experimental Techniques
Subject Taught UG Engineering Mechanics, Strength of Materials, Structural Mechanics, Design of Structures-Reinforced Concrete, Earthquake Resistant Design, Experimental Techniques in Structural Engineering
Subject Taught PG Structural Dynamics, Advanced Concrete Structural Design, Earthquake Engineering, Tall Buildings, Research Methodology

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Prof. Sharadkumar Purnanand Purohit - Achievements


Prof. Sharadkumar Purnanand Purohit - Experience


Institute / OrganizationDesignationDuration
Institute of Technoloy, Nirma University, AhmedabadProfessor July 2013 To till date
Institute of Technoloy, Nirma University, AhmedabadAssociate Professor February 2009 To July 2013
Institute of Technoloy, Nirma University, AhmedabadAssistant Professor June 2006 To February 2009
Institute of Technoloy, Nirma University, AhmedabadLecturer - Senior Grade February 2003 To June 2006

Prof. Sharadkumar Purnanand Purohit - Publication


 

Book Chapter

TitleISSN / ISBN No PublisherVolumeYear
Experimental Investigation on Reinforced Concrete Infill Frames under Pseudo Dynamic Loading -Taylor and Francis-2017
Dynamic Characterization of Shock Table  Multi-disciplinary Sustainable Engineering: Current and Future Trends: Proceedings of the 5th Nirma  2015
Vibration Control of Structures using Piezoelectric Material  Multi-disciplinary Sustainable Engineering: Current and Future Trends: Proceedings of the 5th Nirma 2015
Experimental Evaluation of Dynamic Properties of Controlled Building  Multi-disciplinary Sustainable Engineering: Current and Future Trends: Proceedings of the 5th Nirma 2015

International Conference

TitleISSN / ISBN No PublisherVolumeYear
Analysis of Masonry Wall under Blast Loads using Coupled Lagrangian –Eulerian Method  Proceedings of the International Conference on Advances in Civil Engineering Materials and Processes 2015
Behaviour of Reinforced Concrete Infill Panels under Lateral Load  Innovations in Structural Engineering, Universities Press (India) Private Limited 2015
Development of Response Spectrum in Indian Context and It’s Comparison with Design Spectrum  3rd International Convention on Advances in Earthquake Science, Institute of Seismological Research 2014
Study on Characterization of Wind and It’s Effect on Structures  International Civil Engineering Symposium (ICES’14) in association with ASCE (India Section) and VIT 2014
Development of Elastic Spectrum for Indian Context  International Civil Engineering Symposium (ICES’14) in association with ASCE (India Section) and VIT 2014
Experimental Investigation on GFRP Strengthened RC Beams Under Pure Torsion  UKIERI Concrete Congress, Innovations in Concrete Construction, Dr. B. R. Ambedkar National Institut 2013
Response Spectrum Development for Seismic Demand Comparison of a Building in Indian Context  Procedia Engineering, SciVerse Science Direct, Chemical, Civil and Mechanical Engineering Tracks of  2013
Dynamic Finite Element Analysis of Laminated Composite Plates  Procedia Engineering, SciVerse Science Direct, Chemical, Civil and Mechanical Engineering Tracks of  2013
Dynamic Response Control of a Building Using Bracings  Procedia Engineering, SciVerse Science Direct, Chemical, Civil and Mechanical Engineering Tracks of  2012
Strengthening of RC Beams subjected to Combined Torsion and Bending with GFRP Composites  Procedia Engineering, SciVerse Science Direct, Chemical, Civil and Mechanical Engineering Tracks of  2012
Experimental Evaluation of Dynamic Properties of Building Models  8th Biennial Conference (SEC), SVNIT, Surat 2012
Strengthening of RC Beams subjected to Combined Torsion and Bending with GFRP Composites  Procedia Engineering, SciVerse Science Direct, Chemical, Civil and Mechanical Engineering Tracks of  2012
Seismic Response Control of Building using Passive Devices  2nd International Conference on Current Trends in Technology (NUiCONE2011) at Institute of Technolog 2011
Seismic Response Control of a Building using MR Damper with Optimal Static Output Feedback  The 17th International Congress on Sound and Vibration (ICSV17), Cairo, Egypt 2010
Instantaneous Optimal State Feedback Control of Seismic Response using MR Dampers  VETOMAC-VI, International Conference on Vibration Engineering & Technology of Machinery, IITDelhi, D 2010
Static and Dynamic Behavior of Coupled Shear Wall  1st International Conference on Current Trends in Technology (NUiCONE 2010) at Institute of Technolo 2010
Seismic Response Reduction of Building using Semi-activelly Controlled Magnetorheological (MR) Dampers  3rd International Conference on Computational Mechanics and Simulations (ICCMS-09) at IITBombay, Mum 2009
Design of Base Isolator for R.C.C. Buildings & Performance Evaluation  2nd International Congress on Computational Mechanics and Simulation (ICCMS-06) at IIT, Guhawati 2006
Effect of Modeling on Time Period & Lateral Load Estimation of R.C.C. Buildings  International Conference of the Structural Engineering Convention (SEC-2005) at IISc., Bangalore 2005
Shape Comparison for Seismic Capacity of Columns  International Conference of the Structural Engineering Convention (SEC-2005) at IISc., Bangalore 2005
Analysis & Design of Berthing Structures for High Seismic Zones  International Conference of the Structural Engineering Convention (SEC-2005) at IISc., Bangalore 2005

International Journal

TitleISSN / ISBN No PublisherVolumeYear
Influence of Parameters on Performance Evaluation of Designed RC Buildings : Seismic Hazard 1758-7328 Volume 7, Number 4, Page No. 378-3972016
Torsional Strengthening of RC Beams Using GFRP Composites 2250-2149Springer-Journal of The Institution of Engineers (India): Series A Civil, Architectural, EnvironmentVolume 97, Number 3, pp. 313-3222016
Nonlinear Static (Pushover) Analysis of G + 4 Storey R.C.C. Building 2394-2444 Volume 2, Number 52015
Behaviour of Reinforced Concrete Infill Panels under Lateral Load 2321-7308 Volume 4, Number 13, Page No. 183-1942015
Instantaneous Optimal Control of Seismic Response using Magnetorheological Damping 1027-5851International Journal of Acoustics and VibrationVolume 17, Number 1, Page No. 4-132012
Semi-active Control using Magnetorhelogical Dampers with Output Feedback and Distributed Sensing 1070-9622Shock and VibrationVolume 19, Number 6, Page No. 1427-14432012
Optimal Static Output Feedback Control of a Building using an MR Damper 1545-2263Journal of Structural Control and Health Monitoring, John Wiley & Sons Ltd.Volume 18, Number 8, Page No. 852-8682011

National Conference

TitleISSN / ISBN No PublisherVolumeYear
Study on Dynamic Response Evaluation through various Numerical Methods  NCESS’16, 8th National Civil Engineering Student’s Symposium- AAKAAR2016 at Indian Institute of Tech 2016
Experimental and Numerical Investigation on Free Vibration Parametric Analysis of Beam  NCESS’16, 8th National Civil Engineering Student’s Symposium- AAKAAR2016 at Indian Institute of Tech 2016
Comparative Study of Dynamic Response Evaluation  7th National Conference on Emerging Vistas of Technology in 21st Century – Smart Civil Engineering,  2016
Numerical Simulation of 2D Multi-storey Reinforced Concrete Frame for above-ground Explosion  NCESS’15, 7th National Civil Engineering Student’s Symposium- AAKAAR2015 at Indian Institute of Tech 2015
Static and Dynamic Finite Element Analysis of Laminated Composite Plates  NCESS’13, 5th National Civil Engineering Student’s Symposium- AAKAAR2013 at Indian Institute of Tech 2013
Displacement-based Seismic Design of Building using Elastic Response Spectra  AAKAAR2011, 3rd National Civil Engineering Student’s Symposium at Indian Institute of Technology (II 2011
Seismic Response Control of Building using Magneto-rhelogical (MR) Damper  National Conference on Current Trends in Technology ‘NUCONE-2006’at Institute of Technology, Nirma U 2008
Effect of Capacity Design Concept in Lateral Load Resisting System of R.C. Frame Building  National Conference on Theoretical and Experimental Advances in Civil Engineering (TEACE 2007) at S. 2007
Effect of Supplementary Damping on Response of a R.C. Frame Building  National conference on Recent Advances in Civil Engineering ‘RACE 2007’ at Bhubneswar 2007
Evaluation of Lateral Load Patterns for Pushover Analysis  National Conference on Current Trends in Technology ‘NUCONE-2006’at Institute of Technology, Nirma U 2006
Response Spectra Analysis of Base Isolated Building  National Conference on Current Trends in Technology ‘NUCONE-2006’at Institute of Technology, Nirma U 2006
Buckling Analysis of CFRP Stiffened Composite Panels by Finite Element Method  National Conference on Structural Engineering and Mechanics (SEM-04) at BITS, Pilani- Rajasthan 2004

National Journal

TitleISSN / ISBN No PublisherVolumeYear
Assessment of Non-Engineered Structures through Shock Table Test  Journal of Technology and Engineering, Sardar Patel University182005

Prof. Sharadkumar Purnanand Purohit - Qualification


QualificationSpecializationUniversityPassing Year%Class
Ph.D. Structural Engineering Indian Institute of Technology, Bombay, Powai, Mumbai IITBombay, Mumbai November 2010 8.23 
M.Tech. Structural Engineering Indian Institute of Technology Bombay, Powai, Mumbai IITBombay, Mumbai February 2002 8.45 
B.E. Civil Engineering Sardar Patel University, Vallabh Vidyanagar Birla Vishvakarma Mahavidyalaya August 1994 7.78 

Prof. Sharadkumar Purnanand Purohit - Activity


Activity TypeActivity TitlePlaceDateFaculty Role
STTP / SDP / FDP / QIP ISTE Approved Short Term Trainingg Programme on "Earthquake Resistant Design and Retrofitting of Structures" Ahmedabad30/06/2014Coordinator
Student Activity NU-TECH'13 Ahmedabad15/02/2013Faculty Coordinator
Student Activity NU-TECH'14 Ahmedabad14/02/2014Faculty Coordinator
Other Non-technical Events B. Tech. Admission Committe 2014 Ahmedabad10/04/2014Member Secretary

Prof. Sharadkumar Purnanand Purohit - Research Projects


TitleFund TypeAgencyStart DateDurationPrincipal Investigator
Dynamic Characterization of Shock TableExternal FundingGUJCOST09/07/20143 YearsPI - Prof. Sharadkumar Purnanand Purohit, Prof. Paresh V. Patel
Development of Passive Damping Surface Coating for Advanced Materials based Structural System using PZT (Piezo) PowederExternal FundingISRO-RESPOND Project01/09/20141.5 YearsPI - Prof. Sharadkumar Purnanand Purohit, Prof. Paresh V. Patel
Enhancement of Torsional Resistance of RC Beams using Fiber Reinforced Polymer compositesExternal FundingInstitution of Engineers (India)03/08/20111 YearPI - Prof. Paresh V. Patel, Prof. Sharadkumar Purnanand Purohit
Vibration Control of BuildingInternal FundingNirma University05/03/2012 - PI - Prof. Sharadkumar Purnanand Purohit
Experimental Investigation on Behaviour of Structural System under Lateral LoadInternal FundingInstitute of Technology, Nirma University16/04/20181 yearPI - Prof. Utsav Kamalbhai Koshti, Prof. Sharadkumar Purnanand Purohit

Prof. Sharadkumar Purnanand Purohit - Project Guided


Project TitleDescriptionDuration
Numerical Analysis of Scaled Containment Model Co-Guide, M. Tech. - Major Project (Dissertation). Project is done at BARC-Mumbai. 2016
Dynamic Response Control of a Building Model M. Tech. - Major Project (Dissertation) 2016
Dynamic Evaluation of Structure using Shock Table Test M. Tech. - Major Project (Dissertation) 2016
Comparison of Numerical Methods for Dynamic Response Evaluation M. Tech. - Major Project (Dissertation) 2016
Seismic Analysis and Design of Oil Storage Tank M. Tech. - Major Project (Dissertation) 2016
Damage Detection in Steel Lattice Panel Co-Guide, M. Tech. - Major Project (Dissertation). Project is done at SERC-Chennai. 2016
Inelastic Behavior of Reinforced Concrete Beam Elements M. Tech. - Major Project (Dissertation) 2016
Characterization of Shock Table Gujrat Council on Science and Technology, Department of Science and Technology, Government of Gujarat, GUJCOST Minor Research Project Grant of Rs. 7,40,000/- for duration 2014 – 2017 2015
Numerical Investigation on Blast Response of Masonry Wall Panel and Development of it’s Protective Systems Co-Guide, M. Tech. - Major Project (Dissertation). Project is done at SERC-Chennai 2015
Limit State Design of RCC Skew Girder Bridge Co-Guide, M. Tech. - Major Project (Dissertation) 2015
Dynamic Characterization of Shock Table M. Tech. - Major Project (Dissertation) 2015
Vibration Control of Structures using Piezoelectric Material M. Tech. - Major Project (Dissertation) 2015
Experimental Evaluation of Building Response under Dynamic Loading M. Tech. - Major Project (Dissertation) 2015
Behaviour of Masonry Building using Shock Table   2015
Behavior of Infill Panels under Lateral Load M. Tech. - Major Project (Dissertation) 2015
Study on Characterization of Wind and It’s Effects on Structures M. Tech. - Major Project (Dissertation) 2014
Development of Elastic Design Spectrum for Indian Context and It’s Comparison with other Codes M. Tech. - Major Project (Dissertation) 2014
Analysis and Design of Reinforced Concrete Chimneys M. Tech. - Major Project (Dissertation) 2014
Evaluation of Moment-Curvature Relationship for Reinforced Concrete Beam Element M. Tech. - Major Project (Dissertation) 2014
Design of Transmission Line Tower using Angle and Tube Section M. Tech. - Major Project (Dissertation) 2014
Displacement Based Design of Wall-Frame and Shear Wall Buildings   2014
Studies on Non-linear Behavior of Shear Walls Co-Guide, M. Tech. - Major Project (Dissertation). Project is done at SERC, Chennai 2014
Missile Impact Loading on RC Slabs and Aluminium Plate using Non-Linear Finite Element Analysis Co-Guide, M. Tech. - Major Project (Dissertation). Project is done at BARC-Mumbai 2014
Development of Passive Damping Surface Coating for Advanced Materials based Structural System using PZT (Piezo) Powder Funded under ISRO-RESPOND Proramme for the duration of 2014-2017 with a total outlay of Rs. 12,71,000/-. 2014
Development of Response Spectrum for Indian Context and It’s co-relation with Design Spectrum M. Tech. - Major Project (Dissertation) 2013
Seismic Analysis and Retrofitting Strategies for an Existing Building M. Tech. - Major Project (Dissertation) 2013
Seismic Response Control of Asymmetric Building M. Tech. - Major Project (Dissertation) 2013
Static and Dynamic Finite Element Analysis of Laminated Composite Plates Co-Guide, M. Tech. - Major Project (Dissertation) 2013
Vibration Control of Buildings Funded under Minor Research Grant for 2012-2013 by Nirma University with a total funding amount of Rs. 98,000/-. 2012
Placement of Damper for Seismic Response Control of R.C. Building M. Tech. - Major Project (Dissertation) 2012
Enhancement of Torsional Resistance of R.C. Beams using Fiber Reinforced Polymer Composites Co-Guide, M. Tech. - Major Project (Dissertation) 2012
Experimental Evaluation of Dynamic Properties for Building Models M. Tech. - Major Project (Dissertation) 2012
Effectiveness of Energy Dissipation Devices for Seismic Response of Building M. Tech. - Major Project (Dissertation) 2012
Seismic Response Control of a Building using Passive Devices M. Tech. - Major Project (Dissertation) 2011
Performance based Seismic Design of R.C.C. Building M. Tech. - Major Project (Dissertation) 2011
Displacement based Design of R.C.C. Buildings M. Tech. - Major Project (Dissertation) 2011
Enhancement of Torsional Resistance of R. C. Beams using Fiber Reinforced Polymer Composites Funded by IEI(India) – Research and Development Grant for 2011-2012 with a total outlay of Rs. 1,22,000/- 2011
Analysis and Design of R.C. Frame Building using Capacity Design Method M. Tech. - Major Project (Dissertation) 2007
Study of Passive Energy Dissipation Devices for Seismic Resistance of Structure M. Tech. - Major Project (Dissertation) 2007
Design of Base Isolation Systems for an R.C.C. Building M. Tech. - Major Project (Dissertation) 2006
Performance of a R.C.C. Retrofitted Building M. Tech. - Major Project (Dissertation) 2006
Performance Based Analysis of R.C.C. Buildings M. Tech. - Major Project (Dissertation) 2005
Optimum Design of Anchor Block supporting Penstock M. Tech. - Major Project (Dissertation) 2005
Analysis & Design of Berthing Structures M. Tech. - Major Project (Dissertation) 2004

Prof. Sharadkumar Purnanand Purohit - PhD Students


StudentResearch TitleResearch FieldStatus
Tushar Hematlal Bhoraniya Evaluation and Modeling of Damping in Reinforce Concrete structures Concrete StructuresPursuing
Mehta Sujata Hemprakash Structural Health Monitoring and/or Structural Control Structural ControlPursuing
Suthar Jahanvi Miteshkumar Performance Based Design of Structures Performance Based DesignPursuing
Koshti Utsav Kamalbhai Seismic Performance Enhancement Techniques for Steel Structures Structural EngineeringPursuing