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Name: Dr. K.G. Bhatia
Date of Birth: 8th December 1942

Formerly:

MEMBER - PROFESSIONAL BODIES

MEMBER - TECHNICAL COMMITTEES

PUBLICATIONS:

Seismic Qualifications and Stress & Vibration
Dr. Bhatia has many publications in the field of structural dynamics. His publications in earthquake related areas including stress and vibration are:
  1. Bhatia KG and Drakopoulos JC, "A study on the displacement components of Rayleigh wave", Journal "Annali di Geofisca", Vol. XXIV, no.1, Greece, 1971.
  2. Bhatia KG and Drakopoulos JC, "On the analysis of Rayleigh wave in elastic media", Journal "Annali di Geofisca", Vol. XXV, no.l, Greece, 1972.
  3. Swamee PK and Bhatia KG, "Economic Open Channel Sections", Journal of Irrigation & Power, India, April 1972.
  4. Bhatia KG et.al. "Seismic Analysis of Steam Generator & PHT System", 6th Symposium on Earthquake Engineering, University of Roorkee, Roorkee, India, 1978.
  5. Bhatia KG et.al., "Three Dimensional Analysis of 110 M.W. Boiler Support Structure subjected to Seismic Excitation", 7th World Conference on Earthquake Engineering, Istanbul, Turkey, 1980.
  6. Bhatia KG and Natrajan R, "No Tension Approach to Define Failure Phenomena for Rock-fill Dam subjected to Earthquake Loading", International Conference on Recent advances in Geotechnical Earthquake Engg. and Soil Dynamics, St. Louis, U.S.A., 1981.
  7. Bhatia KG, Mathur A and Mehrotra VK, "Earthquake Design Criteria of Power Plant Equipment", Symposium on Earthquake Disaster Mitigation, University of Roorkee, Roorkee, India, 1981.
  8. Singh AK, and Bhatia KG, "Seismic Analysis of Vertically Mounted Heaters", 7th Symposium on Earthquake Engg., Roorkee, India, 1982.
  9. Kameswara Rao C, Ramadasa, K, Singh AK. and Bhatia KG, "An Approximate Analysis of 110 MW Boiler Support Structure subjected to Seismic Excitation", 7th Symposium on Earthquake Engg., University of Roorkee, Roorkee, India, 1982.
  10. Kameswara Rao C and Bhatia KG, "Seismic Analysis of 220 kV Current and Voltage Transformers", 7th Symposium on Earthquake Engg., University of Roorkee, Roorkee, India, 1982.
  11. Singh AK, Ramadasa, K., Kameswara Rao, C. and Bhatia KG, "Seismic Analysis of General Piping System for Narora Atomic Power Plant", 7th Symposium on Earthquake Engg., University of Roorkee, Roorkee, India, 1982.
  12. Singh AK, Ramadasa K, Bhatia KG and Sharma J.M., "Dynamic Analysis of Power Plant Piping System under Shock Load", 7th Symposium on Earthquake Engg., University of Roorkee, Roorkee, India, 1982.
  13. Kameswara Rao C. and Bhatia KG, "Evaluation of Seismic Analysis Techniques for Static Electrical Equipment", 7th Symposium on Earthquake Engg., University of Roorkee, Roorkee, India, 1982.
  14. Bhatia KG and Natrajan, R., "No Tension Analysis to Study the Effects of Reservoir on the Failure Acceleration of Rock-fill Dam During Earthquake", 7th Symposium on Earthquake Engg., University of Roorkee, Roorkee, India, 1982.
  15. Singh AK and Bhatia KG, "Modeling Aspects in Evaluating Response of Main PHT System", Symposium on Earthquake Effects on Plant and Equipment, Hyderabad, India, 1984.
  16. Bhatia KG, "On the Seismic Qualification of Plant and Equipment", Symposium on Earthquake Effects on Plant and Equipment, Hyderabad, India, 1984.
  17. Bhatia KG, "Earthquake Withstanding and Check Analysis of Equipment", Bulletin of the Indian Society of Earthquake Technology, India, June 1987.
  18. Singh AK and Bhatia KG, "Seismic Qualification of Nuclear Equipment", 9th World Conference on Earthquake Engg., Tokyo, Japan, 1988.
  19. Singh AK and Bhatia KG, "The Seismic Qualification of Mechanical Systems", Third International Conference on Case Histories on Geotechnical Engineering. St. Louis, Missouri, USA, June 1-6, 1993.
  20. Bhatia KG, Singh AK and Misra R, "Equipment Qualification subjected to Dynamic Load" Tenth Symposium on Earthquake Engineering, University of Roorkee, Roorkee, India, 1994.
  21. Bhatia KG, "Seismic Qualification of Machinery┬┐ Symposium on Earthquake Effects on Structures, Plant and Machinery" New Delhi, India, 1996.
  22. Bhatia KG, "On The Earthquake Resistant Design of Industrial Structures - Codal Provisions", Proc. 11th Symposium on Earthquake Engineering, Roorkee, India, 1998
  23. Bhatia KG, "Seismic Safety Regulations for Indian Industries", An Invited talk,11th Symposium on Earthquake Engineering, Roorkee, India, 1998

Machine Foundation
  1. Book
  2. Foundations for Industrial Machines - A Handbook for Practising Engineers , D-CAD Publishers, March 2008, New Delhi, India.
    Visit www.machinefoundation.com for details on the Handbook.
  3. Papers
    1. Bhatia KG and Sinha KN, "Effect of Soil Structure Interaction on the Behaviour of Machine Foundations", International Symposium on Soil Structure Interaction, University of Roorkee, Roorkee, India, 1977.
    2. Bhatia KG, "Soil Structure Interaction Problems under Dynamic loads" - A theme report - International Symposium on Soil Structure Interaction, University of Roorkee, Roorkee, India, 1977.
    3. Bhatia KG, et.al., "Soil Structure Interaction Effect on the Response of Turbo-generator Foundation", All India Seminar on Turbo Generator Foundations, Nagpur, India, 1980.
    4. Bhatia KG, "Soil Structure Interaction Effects on the Response of 210 MW TG Frame Foundation", International Conference on Recent Advances in Geotechnical Earthquake Engineering and Soil Dynamics, St. Louis, U.S.A., 1981.
    5. Ramdasa K, Singh AK and Bhatia KG, "Dynamic Analysis of Frame Foundation Using FEM", 7th Symposium on Earthquake Engg., Roorkee, India, 1982.
    6. Bhatia KG, "Machine Foundation in Power Plant and other Industries - Case Studies", International Conference on Case Histories in Geotechnical Engg., University of Missouri - Rolla, St. Louis, U.S.A., 1984.
    7. Bhatia KG, "Machine Foundation Design - a state of the art", Journal of Structural Engineering, Vol. 33, No. 1, April-May 2006, pp 69-80