Topics & Sub-topics


This conference will focus on the advancements and innovation in Civil infrastructure and its engineering that will lead to sustainability. Conference papers and presentations will cover the following areas but are not limited to only Construction Materials,and Structural and Geotechnical Engineering. Here Civil infrastructure relates to buildings, bridges, dam, railways, underground constructions, offshore platforms, pipelines, naval vessels, ocean structures, power plants, airplane hangers, storage racks and other types of structures including aerospace and automative structures.

1. Smart and Innovative Construction Materials

  • Engineered Cementitious Composites (ECC)
  • Shape Memory Alloy (SMA).
  • Stainless Steel
  • Steel fiber reinforced concrete
  • Carbon nanotubes and Nano-technology
  • Ceramics
  • Piezoelectric materials
  • Smart polymers and textiles

2. Performance of Construction Materials

  • Physical properties and responses
  • Long-term performance and durability
  • Deterioration mechanisms
  • Recycling, reuse and sustainability
  • Fire Exposure
  • Environmental Issues

3. Operation, Maintenance, Assessment, Repair and Renovation of Existing Structures

  • Collapse Safety Analysis
  • Damage Assessment
  • Structural Reliability
  • Retrofit and Strengthening
  • Isolation and Energy Dissipating Devices
  • Structural Heath Monitoring
  • Historical Structures
  • Structural Condition Assessment
  • Life Cycle Inventory and Life Cycle Analysis
  • Dynamics and Vibrations
  • Structural Failures and Lessons Learned.
  • Accelerated Construction and Management.
  • Multi-scale Modelling.
  • Quality Control and Construction.
  • Non-destructive Testing.

4. Analysis/Design of New Structures

  • Concrete Structure
  • Masonry Structure
  • Wooden Structure
  • Steel Structure
  • Buried Structure
  • Risk Assessment
  • Isolated Structure
  • Bridges and Buildings
  • Offshore Structures
  • Utility Structues
  • Performance-based Design
  • Testing, Monitoring and Experimental Analyses
  • Structure under Environmental and Extreme Loads

5. Soil Mechanics, Geo-materials  and Geotechnical Earthquake Engineering

  • Lab and Field Test
  • Characterization of soils
  • Local and problematic soils
  • Soil dynamics
  • Constitutive modeling
  • Underground construction and tunneling
  • Seismic hazards and ground motion
  • Site-effects and microzonation
  • Analytical and numerical methods
  • Seismic Design of Foundation
  • Settlement, Ground Failure and Liquefaction
  • Deep foundation
  • Topographic Effect
  • Underground Structure
  • Slope Instability and Landslides
  • Soil-structure Interation
  • Liquifaction
  • Landfill and Contaminated Land
  • Hydrology, Climate Change, Waste and Energy
  • Near shore and Offshore structures
  • Earthworks, Dams and Retaining Walls
  • Rock engineering
  • Case studies, Forensic Geotechnical Engineering and Monitoring
  • Geotechnical risk assessment and management
  • Transportation geo-technics
  • Pavement materials

6. Other Related Topics: may include advances and innovation in construction and its management, and infrastructure management.

 

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