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Konjengbam Darunkumar Singh
Professor, Chartered Engineer, FIE (India)

Structural Engineering Group,
Civil Engineering Department,
Indian Institute of Technology Guwahati,
Guwahati - 781 039, INDIA.

O: M-102
T: 0091 361 258 2423
F: 0091 361 258 2440
@: darun AT iitg . ernet . in

Involvement:

Research:
  • Professor (Dec 16 -), IIT Guwahati
  • Visiting Scholar (Dec 13 - Jun 14), Northwestern University
  • Post Doctoral Research Fellow (Feb - Jul 06), Wessex Institute of Technology
Industry:
  • Graduate Engineer Trainee (Aug 94 - Jan 95), L&T (ECC) Ltd

Interest:

  • Thin-walled Structures
  • Concrete Filled Tubular Structures
  • Composite Steel and Concrete Structures
  • Fracture and Fatigue Mechanics
  • Sustainable Structures

Initial:

  • PhD (05) Southampton University
  • MEng (Research) (99) Indian Institute of Science
  • BEng (94) Regional Engineering College, Surathkal

Publications:

a) Steel / Steel-Concrete Composite structures

  • Thin-Walled Structures, 121, 25-40. T. G. Singh and K. D. Singh (2017). Structural performance of YSt-310 cold-formed tubular steel stub columns.
  • Thin-Walled Structures, 119, 851-867. Sonu J.K. and K. D. Singh (2017). Shear Behaviour of Single Perforated Lean Duplex Stainless Steel (LDSS) Rectangular Hollow Beams.
  • Thin-Walled Structures, 119, 126-150. P. V. R. Narendra and K. D. Singh (2017). Elliptical hollow section steel cantilever beams under extremely low cycle fatigue flexural load - a finite element study.
  • International Journal of Steel Structures, 17, 1-13. M. L. Patton and K. D. Singh (2017). Buckling of fixed-ended concrete-filled steel columns under axial compression.
  • Thin-Walled Structures, 113, 47-60. K. Sachidananda and K. D. Singh (2017). Structural behaviour of fixed ended stocky Lean Duplex Stainless Steel (LDSS) flat oval hollow column under axial compression.
  • Structures, 10, 13-19. Sonu J.K. and K. D. Singh (2017). Shear characteristics of Lean Duplex Stainless Steel (LDSS) rectangular hollow beams.
  • Thin-Walled Structures, 109, 202-216. P. V. R. Narendra and K. D. Singh (2016). Structural behavior of elliptical hollow section (EHS) steel tubular braces under extremely low cycle fatigue loading - a finite element study.
  • Thin-Walled Structures, 96, 105-119. K. Sachidananda and K. D. Singh (2015). Numerical study of fixed ended Lean Duplex Stainless Steel (LDSS) flat oval hollow stub column under pure axial compression.
  • International Journal of Steel Structures, 14, 619-632. M. L. Patton and K. D. Singh (2014). Finite element modelling of concrete-filled lean duplex stainless steel tubular stub columns .
  • Thin-Walled Structures, 68, 18-25. K. R. Umbarkar, M. L. Patton and K. D. Singh (2013). Effect of single circular perforation in Lean Duplex Stainless Steel (LDSS) hollow circular stub columns under pure axial compression.
  • Thin-Walled Structures, 63, 106-116. M. L. Patton and K. D. Singh (2013). Buckling of fixed-ended lean duplex stainless steel hollow columns of Square, L-, T-, and +-shaped sections under pure axial compression - a finite element study.
  • Thin-Walled Structures, 53, 1-8. M. L. Patton and K. D. Singh (2012). Numerical modelling of lean duplex stainless steel hollow columns of Square, L-, T-, and +-shaped cross sections under pure axial compression.

b) Plain / Reinforced Concrete

  • ACI Structural Journal, 113, 1253-1262. K. Kirane, K. D. Singh and Z. P. Bazant (2016). Size effect in the torsional strength of plain and reinforced concrete.

c) Rammed Earth

  • Structural Engineering International, D. Tripura and K. D. Singh (2016). Axial load-capacity of bamboo-steel reinforced cement stabilised rammed earth column (accepted)
  • Structures and Buildings, 169, 298-311, D. Tripura and K. D. Singh (2016). Cement-stabilized rammed earth square column in compression
  • Materials and Structures, 49, 371-382, D. Tripura and K. D. Singh (2016). Behavior of Cement-Stabilized Rammed Earth Circular Column under Axial Loading.
  • Engineering Structures, 99, 402-412. D. Tripura and K. D. Singh (2015). Axial load-capacity of rectangular cement-stabilized rammed earth column.
  • Journal of Materials in Civil Engineering, 27, 7, 040121421-8. D. Tripura and K. D. Singh (2015). Characteristic Properties of Cement-Stabilized Rammed Earth Blocks.

d) Concrete Block Pavement

  • International Journal of Pavement Research and Technology , 5, 234-244. Y. A. Singh, T. L. Ryntathiang and K. D. Singh (2012). Distress evaluation of Plastic Cell filled Concrete Block Pavement (PCCBP).
  • Road Materials and Pavements Design, 13, 345-359. Y. A. Singh, T. L. Ryntathiang and K. D. Singh (2012). An investigation on Plastic Cell filled Concrete Block Pavement (PCCBP) overlay.
  • International Journal of Pavement Engineering, 13, 267-279. Y. A. Singh, T. L. Ryntathiang and K. D. Singh (2012). Structural assessment of plastic cell-filled concrete block pavement (PCCBP): an experimental study.

e) Seismic Microzonation

  • Acta Geophysica, 63, 1339-1367, K. Pallav, S. T. G. Raghu Kanth and K. D. Singh (2015). Estimation of seismic site coefficient and seismic microzonation of Imphal City, India, using the probabilistic approach.
  • Journal of Geophysics and Engineering, 9, 516-533. K. Pallav, S. T. G. Raghu Kanth, K. D. Singh (2012). Probabilistic seismic hazard estimation of Manipur, India.
  • International Journal of Geotechnical Earthquake Engineering, 3, 34-56, K. Pallav, S. T. G. Raghu Kanth and K. D. Singh (2012). Liquefaction hazard scenario of Imphal City for 1869 Cachar and a hypothetical earthquake.
  • Journal of Geophysics and Engineering, 7, 321-331. K. Pallav, S. T. G. Raghu Kanth, K. D. Singh (2010). Surface level ground motion estimation for 1869 Cachar earthquake (Mw 7.5) at Imphal city.
  • Pure and Applied Geophysics, 166, 641-672. S. T. G. Raghu Kanth, K. D. Singh , K. Pallav (2009). Deterministic seismic scenarios for Imphal City.

f) Fatigue Mechanics

  • International Journal of Fatigue, 77, 28-40. K. D. Singh and I. A. Khan (2015). Numerical modelling of plane strain plasticity induced crack closure effects for bimaterial interfacial cracks .
  • Journal of Mechanical Science and Technology, 25, 3025-3036. K. D. Singh, Y. Xu and I. Sinclair (2011). Strip yield modelling of fatigue crack under variable amplitude loading.
  • Journal of Mechanical Science and Technology, 25, 3015-3024. K. D. Singh, M. R. Parry and I. Sinclair (2011). A short summary on finite element modelling of fatigue crack closure.
  • Journal of Mechanical Science and Technology, 25, 663-673. K. D. Singh, M. R. Parry and I. Sinclair (2011). Variable amplitude fatigue crack growth behaviour - a short overview.
  • International Journal of Fatigue, 30, 1898-1920. K. D. Singh , M. R. Parry and I. Sinclair (2008). Some issues on finite element modelling of plasticity induced crack closure due to constant amplitude loading.
  • Acta Materiala, 56, 835-851. K. D. Singh, K. H. Khor and I. Sinclair (2008). Finite element and analytical modelling of crack closure due to repeated overloads.
  • Acta Materiala, 54, 4405-4414. K. D. Singh, K. H. Khor and I. Sinclair (2006). Roughness and plasticity induced crack closure under single overloads: Analytical modelling.
  • Acta Materiala, 54, 4393-4403. K. D. Singh, K. H. Khor and I. Sinclair (2006). Roughness and plasticity induced crack closure under single overloads: Finite element modelling.
  • Nuclear Instruments and Methods in Physics Research Section B 246, 217-225. A. Steuwer, L. Edwards, S. Pratihar, S. Ganguly, M. Peel, M. .E. Fitzpatrick, J. Marrow, P. J. Withers, I. Sinclair, K. D. Singh , N.Gao and T. Buslaps (2006). In-situ analysis of cracks in structural materials using synchrotron X-ray tomography and diffraction.
  • Materials Forum, 28, 850-855. K. H. Khor, N. Kamp, M. R. Parry, K. D. Singh M. R. Parry and I. Sinclair (2004). Micro-Mechanistic Crack Closure Modelling of Constant Amplitude and Variable Amplitude Fatigue in Damage Tolerant Airframe Aluminium Alloys.
  • Acta Materiala, 52, 343-353. N. Kamp, M. R. Parry, K. D. Singh and I. Sinclair (2004). Analytical and finite element modeling of roughness induced crack closure.

g) Fracture Mechanics

  • Journal of Structural Engineering, (India) 28, 3, 129-135. K. D. Singh and J.M. Chandra Kishen (2001). Fracture criteria for propagation and branching of crack between two dissimilar isotropic media.
  • Engineering Fracture Mechanics, 68, 2, 201-219. J.M. Chandra Kishen and K. D. Singh (2001). Stress intensity factors based fracture criteria for kinking and branching of interface crack: application to dams.

h) Biomechanics

  • Journal of Applied Biomaterials and Biomechanics, 7, 111-115. Y. S. Arun Kumar, B. Pant, K. D. Singh (2009). Thickness effects on maximum von-Mises stress of a cement mantle in total hip replacement - A finite element study.

Recent Teaching:

  • Design Project (CE-402, 4 hpw)
    2017 [73]
  • Structural Analysis - I (CE-205, 3 hpw)
    2015 [72]

** Year [CS] = Year [Class Strength]

** hpw = Hours per week

Recent Research Funding:

  • Nil.

Recent Consultancy Association:

  • Nil.

Recent Postgraduate Project Supervision:

  • 2017- Omni Venkat Harish
  • 2017- Parasa Vijay Kumar
  • 2016-17 - Allan Lambor Marbaniang

Other Activities:

  • 2016 - Departmental TeQIP coordinator
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