Faculty At Civil Department



Avijit Burman
Avijit Burman
Associate Professor
Basic Information Research Interest:-Soil Structure Interaction, Slope stability, FEM modelling of geotechnical problems etc.
Email :- avijit@nitp.ac.in
Phone :-

Subjects Teaching in Department
  1. Continuum Mechanics
  2. Finite Element Method
  3. Theory of Elasticity & Plasticity
  4. Soil & Rock Mechanics CE 1615
  5. Foundation Engineering (CE1722)
  6. Advanced Foundation Engineering (1CE731)
  7. Structural Design I
Educational Qualification
  1. PhD - IIT Guwahati
  2. ME - Jadavpur University
    Memberships & Society
    1. Indian Geotechnical Society
    2. Indian Society for technical Education - LM96273
      Current Administrative Responsibility
      1. PI of Computational Laboratory (Dept. of Civil Engg.)
        Past Administrative Responsibility
        1. Nodal Officer, Dept. of Civil Engg.
        2. PI, Geotechnical Laboratory
        3. Member, Departmental Purchase Committee
          Work Experiences
          1. Associate Professor, Dept. of Civil Engineering, NIT Patna, January 2020 - Present
          2. Assistant Professor, Dept. of Civil Engineering, NIT Patna, November, 2013 to January, 2020
          3. Assistant Professor, Dept. of Civil Engineering, BIT Mesra, Ranchi, May, 20008 to November, 2013
            Books
            1. Multivariate Adaptive Regression Splines Based Reliability Analysis of Stability of Durgawati Earthen Dam, 1. V. Kumar, P. Samui, A. Burman, N. Himanshu, Indian Geotechnical Conference, Geohazards, Lecture Notes in Civil Engineering 86, https://doi.org/10.1007/978-981-15-6233-4_6 .
              Journals
              1. N. Himanshu, V. Kumar, A. Burman and B. Gordan, Optimization of non‑circular failure surface in slope based on particle swarm models. Innovative Infrastructure Solutions. - 2020,Doi.org/10.1007/s41062-019-0259-3.
              2. V. Kumar, A. Burman, N. Himanshu, Rock Slope Analysis with Nonlinear Hoek–Brown Criterion Incorporating Equivalent Mohr–Coulomb Parameters. Geotechnical and Geological Engineering. - 2019,Doi.org/10.1007/s10706-019-00935-9.
              3. N. Himanshu, A. Burman, V. Kumar, Assessment of Optimum Location of Non-circular Failure Surface in Soil Slope Using Unified Particle Swarm Optimization. Geotechnical and Geological Engineering. - 2019,Doi.org/10.1007/s10706-019-01148-w.
              4. N. Himanshu, V. Kumar, A. Burman, D. Maity and B. Gordan, Grey wolf optimization approach for searching critical failure surface in soil slopes. Engineering with Computers. - 2019,Doi.org/10.1007/s00366-019-00927-6.
              5. V. Kumar, A. Burman, N. Himanshu and B. Barman, Solution of Minor Principal Stress for Generalized Hoek– Brown Rock Material in Two Dimension Using Newton– Raphson Method. Geotechnical and Geological Engineering. - 2019,Doi.org/10.1007/s10706-019-01132-4.
              6. V. Kumar, P. Samui, A. Burman and N. Himanshu, Reliability-Based Slope Stability Analysis of Durgawati Earthen Dam Considering Steady and Transient State Seepage Conditions Using MARS and RVM. Indian Geotechnical Journal. - 2019,Doi.org/10.1007/s40098-019-00373-7.
              7. A. Burman, R. Gautam and D. Maity, DSHA BASED ESTIMATION OF PEAK GROUND ACCELERATION FOR MADHUBANI AND SUPAUL DISTRICTS NEAR BIHAR - NEPAL REGION. Geotechnical and Geological Engineering. - 2019,Https://doi.org/10.1007/s10706-019-01086-7.
              8. Himanshu N. and Burman A., Determination of Critical Failure Surface of Slopes Using Particle Swarm Optimization Technique Considering Seepage and Seismic Loading. Geotechnical and Geological Engineering. - 2018,1-21, Https://doi.org/10.1007/s10706-018-0683-8.
              9. Peddiah S., Burman A., Sreedeep S., Experimental Study on Effect of Waste Plastic Bottle Strips in Soil Improvement. Geotechnical and Geological Engineering. 36(5), March - 2018,2907-2920, Https://doi.org/10.1007/s10706-018-0512-0.
              10. Himanshu N. and Burman A., Seepage and Stability Analysis of Durgawati Earthen Dam: A Case Study. Indian Geotechnical Journal. - 2017,1-20, DOI 10.1007/s40098-017-0283-1.
              11. M. Burnwal, A. Burman, P. Samui, D. Maity, DETERMINISTIC STRONG GROUND MOTION STUDY FOR THE SITAMARHI AREA NEAR BIHAR-NEPAL REGION . Natural Hazards. 87(1), May - 2017,237-254, DOI 10.1007/s11069-017-2761-2.
              12. A. Burman, S. Kumar, N. Himanshu and D. Maity, SIMULATION OF SEQUENTIAL CONSTRUCTION OF EMBANKMENT BY FINITE ELEMENT METHOD. ASIAN JOURNAL OF CIVIL ENGINEERING (BHRC). 16(3) - 2015,347-367, .
              13. A. Burman, S. P. Acharya, R. R. Sahay and D. Maity, A COMPARATIVE STUDY OF SLOPE STABILITY ANALYSIS USING TRADITIONAL LIMIT EQUILIBRIUM METHOD AND FINITE ELEMENT METHOD. ASIAN JOURNAL OF CIVIL ENGINEERING (BHRC). 16(4) - 2015,467-492, .
              14. A. Burman, P. Nayak, P. Agrawal and D. Maity, Coupled gravitydam–foundation analysis usinga simplified direct method of soil–structure interaction. Soil Dynamics and Earthquake Engineering . 34(1) - 2012,62-68, Https://doi.org/10.1016/j.soildyn.2011.10.008.
              15. A. Burman, D. Maity, S. Sreedeep and I. Gogoi, LONG-TERM INFLUENCE OF CONCRETE DEGRADATION ON DAM–FOUNDATION INTERACTION. International Journal of Computational Methods. 8 - 2011,1-27, .
              16. A. Burman, D. Maity and S. Sreedeep, The Behavior of Aged Concrete Gravity Dam under the Effect of Isotropic Degradation Caused by Hygro- Chemo-Mechanical Actions. International Journal of Engineering Studies. 1(2) - 2009,93-110, .
              17. Reddy B. V., Burman A., Maity D., Seismic Response of Concrete Gravity Dams Considering Foundation Flexibility. Indian Geotechnical Journal. 38(2) - 2008,187-203, .
              18. V. Kumar, A. Burman, N. Himanshu and B. Gordan, Rock Slope Stability Charts Based on Limit Equilibrium Method Incorporating Generalized Hoek-Brown Strength Criterion for Static and Seismic Conditions. Environmental Earth Sciences. Under Review.
              19. V. Kumar, A. Burman, N. Himanshu, D. Maity, An Exact Solution of Three-Dimensional Yield Criterion for Rock Materials. International Journal of Geomechanics, ASCE. Under Review.
              20. P. Manna, A. Bardhan, A. Burman, P. Samui, V. Kumar, D. K. Kim, Reliability Analysis of a Combined Piled Raft Foundation at Lakhisarai District Using Different AI Models. Engineering Applications of Artificial Intelligence. Under Review.
              21. A. Burman, V. K. Singh, V. Kumar, N. Himanshu, D. Maity, Seepage Analysis of Railway Earthen Embankment in Mokama Using RFEM Considering Random Hydraulic Conductivity Field. Geotechnical and Geological Engineering. (accepted).
                International Conferences
                1. S. P. Acharya, A. Burman, R. R. Sahay and D. Maity , Slope stability analysis using finite element method and limit equilibrium methods, International Congress on Computational Mechanics and Simulation (ICCMS-12).  IIT Hyderabad,9-12Decembe - 2012, .
                2. S. Bhusan, A. Burman and D. Maity, An efficient GUI based methodology for the finite element analysis of dam-foundation-reservoir system, 3rd International Earthquake Symposium.  325-331, Dhaka, Bangladesh,5-6March - 2010, .
                3. P. Agrawal, A. Burman and D, Maity, Coupled dam-foundation analysis using direct method of soil-structure interaction, 3rd International Congress on Computational Mechanics and Simulation (ICCMS-09).  IIT Bombay,1-5December - 2009, .
                4. A. Burman, D. Chakraborty and D. Maity, Influence of Material Nonlinearity of Foundation in the Dam Foundation Interaction Analysis, 14 WCEE.  Beijing, China,12-17October - 2008, .
                5. A. Burman, B. V. Reddy and D. Maity, Seismic analysis of concrete gravity dams considering foundation flexibility and nonlinearity, 12 th International Conference on International Association For Computer Methods and Advances in Geomechanics (12 IACMAG).  Goa, India,1-6thOctober - 2008, .
                National Conferences
                1. Shiva Shankar Choudhary, Avijit Burman, and Sanjay Kumar, Assessment of Soil Liquefaction Safety Factors under Different Earthquake Magnitude, 7ICRAGEE 2020.  IISc Bangalore, India,July - 2020, .
                2. Gautam R., Kumar S. and Burman A. , Estimating Peak Ground Acceleration from Deterministic Seismic Hazard Analysis for Supaul District near Bihar-Nepal Region, Recent Advances in Civil Engineering (RACE-II, 2019).  143-151, National Institute of Technology, Patna, India,June - 2019, .
                3. Singh V. K. and Burman A. , Seepage Analysis of Railway Earthen Embankment in Mokama using RFEM to study the Effect of Varying Hydraulic Conductivity, Recent Advances in Civil Engineering (RACE-II, 2019).  134-142, National Institute of Technology, Patna,June - 2019, .
                4. C. S. Rao. S. S. Choudhary, A. Burman, S. Kumar , Assessment of liquefaction potential index at IIT Patna site, 7th Indian Young Geotechnical Engineers Conference – 7IYGEC 2019.  NIT Silchar, Assam,March - 2019, .
                5. V. Kumar, P. Samui, A. Burman and N. Himanshu , Reliability analysis of stability of Durgawati earthen dam considering steady state and transient state seepage condition using mars, Indian Geotechnical Conference, IGC-2018.  Bangalore, India,December - 2019, .
                6. A Burman, D Maity, A Kumar, S Bhushan, FEM formulation of direct method of concrete gravity dam - nonlinear foundation interaction, National Conference on Recent Advances in Civil Engineering.  492-496, Varansi, India,14-16October - 2011, .
                7. R.D. Purakayastha, G. Bhandari and A. Burman, STABILITY OF ROCK SLOPES FOR CONSTRUCTION OF AIRPORT AT SIKKIM, IGC 2004.  Waranghal,December - 2004, .
                Professional Services
                1. Invited Reviewer of Journal: International Journal of Civil Engineering (Springer)
                2. Invited Reviewer of Journal: Geotechnical and Geological Engineering (Springer)
                Projects
                1. Response of aged concrete gravity dam and nonlinear foundation coupled system using direct method in time domain, Funding agency - CSIR, Sanction letter no: 22(0632)/13/EMR-II dated 31.10.2013
                Phd Students
                1. Vinay Kumar - Particle Swarm optimization in Rock slope analysis ( 2018 - Cont.. ).
                2. Navneet Himanshu - Stability Analysis of Soil Slope Using Different Metaheuristic Optimization Methods: A Comprehensive Study ( 2015 - 2019(sub ).