ANIL AGARWAL


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Dr. Anil Agarwal

Assistant Professor
   Department of Civil Engineering
                                                                                                                         Room C-426, IIT hyderabad
                                                                                                      Kandi, Sangareddy – 502285 

      Email: anil[at]iith.ac.in

AREAS OF INTEREST:

Fire and its Effect on Structural Systems, Design and Behavior of Steel Structures, Stability of Structural Systems, Steel-Concrete Composite Systems, Pre Engineered Buildings (PEB), Structural Design of Facade Systems, Steel Bridges, High-rise Steel Buildings, Collapse Analysis, Earthquake and Structural Dynamics, Design of Flexible Structures under Wind Load Conditions, Soil-Structure Interaction.

EDUCATION:

  • Ph.D. in Civil (Structural) Engineering, Purdue University, 2011.
  • M.Tech. in Civil (Structural) Engineering, IIT Kanpur, 2006.
  • B.Tech. in Civil Engineering, IIT Kanpur, 2001.

APPOINTMENTS:

  • Indian Institute of Technology Hyderabad || Department of Civil Engineering || Assistant Professor || July 2014 – present.
  • Bentley Systems Inc. || Kenner, LA || R & D Engineer || Jul 2011 – Jul 2014

 

PEER-REVIEWED ARTICLES:

  1. Fischer, E.C., Varma, A.H., Agarwal, A. (2019), “Performance-Based Structural Fire Engineering of Steel Building Structures: Design-Basis Compartment Fires,” Journal of Structural Engineering, ASCE, [Link] [Full Text]
  2. Sharma, S., Vaddamani, V.T., Agarwal, A. (2019), “Insulation Effect of the Concrete Slab-Steel Deck Interface in Fire Conditions and its Influence on the Structural Fire Behavior of Composite Floor Systems,” Fire Safety Journal, Elsevier Science. [Link] [Full Text]
  3. Choe, L., Agarwal, A., Varma, A.H. (2016), “Steel Columns Subjected to Thermal Gradient from Fire Loading: Experimental Evaluation,” Journal of Structural Engineering, ASCE. [Link]
  4. Agarwal, A., Selden K., Varma, A. (2014), “Stability Behavior of Steel Building Structures in Fire Conditions: Role of Composite Floor System with Shear-tab Connections,” Journal of Structural Fire Engineering, Vol. 5, No. 2. pp 77-96. Multi-Science. [Link] [Link 2] [Full text]
  5. Agarwal, A., Choe, L., Varma, A.H. (2014), “Fire Design of Steel Columns: Effects of Thermal Gradients,” Journal of Constructional Steel Research, Vol 93, pp 107 -118, Elsevier Science. [Link] [Full text]
  6. Agarwal, A., Varma, A.H. (2014), “Fire Induced Progressive Collapse of Steel Building Structures: The Role of Interior Gravity Columns,” Engineering Structures, Vol. 58, pp 129-140, Elsevier Science. [Link] [Full text]
  7. Agarwal A., Varma, A.H. (2011), “Design of Steel Columns at Elevated Temperature due to Fire: Effects of Rotational Restraints,” Engineering Journal, AISC, Vol. 48, No. 4, pp 297-314. [Link]
  8. Choe, L., Varma, A.H., Agarwal, A., Surovek, A.(2011), “Fundamental Behavior of Steel Beam-Columns and Columns under Fire Loading: Experimental Evaluation,” Journal of Structural Engineering, ASCE, Vol 37, No. 9, pp 954-966.[Link]
  9. Jain, S.K., Agarwal, A., Hirani A.R., “An Introduction to Tsunami in Indian Context,” Indian Concrete Journal, January 2005.[Link]

  CONFERENCE PRESENTATIONS AND PUBLICATIONS:

  1. Chinthapalli, H.K., Agarwal, A., “Effect of Confinement on Fire Behavior of Reinforced Concrete Columns: Experimental Study,” 6th Conference on Applications of Structural Fire Engineering, June 13-14, 2019, NTU, Singapore.
  2. Banoth, I., Agarwal, A., “Bond behaviour between steel and concrete at elevated temperatures,”  6th Conference on Applications of Structural Fire Engineering, June 13-14, 2019, NTU, Singapore.
  3. Chinthapalli, H.K., Agarwal, A., “Fire Resistance of RC Columns with Diagonal Ties: Experimental Study,” 6th Conference on Applications of Structural Fire Engineering, June 13-14, 2019, NTU, Singapore.
  4. Chinthapalli, H.K., Agarwal, A., “Effect of Confinement on Fire Behavior of Reinforced Concrete Columns: Experimental Study,” 6th Conference on Applications of Structural Fire Engineering, June 13-14, 2019, NTU, Singapore.
  5. Chinthapalli, H.K., Agarwal, A., “Role of Confinement on Fire Resistance Capacity of RC Columns,” 3rd RNR Memorial International Conference for Concrete Professionals, Dec 12-15, 2018, Mumbai, India.
  6. Chinthapalli, H.K., Agarwal, A., “Study of Fire Resistance of RC Columns with Varying Shear Reinforcement,” Structures in Fire Conference 2018 – Belfast, UK. [Link]
  7. Vaddamani, V.T., Agarwal, A., “Thermal Insulation Effect of the Interface between Steel Deck and Concrete Slab in Composite Slab Systems under Fire Conditions,” 9th International Symposium on Steel Structures, Nov 1-4, 2017, Jeju, Korea. [Link
  8. Agarwal, A., Taddhanpally, S., “Stability Behavior of Concrete-Filled Steel Tube Columns in Real Fire Conditions,” Structures in Fire Conference 2016 – Princeton, NJ. [Link]
  9. Lai, Z., Varma, A.H., Yang, H., Agarwal, A., “Analysis and Design of Non-compact and Slender Rectangular CFT Columns Subjected to Ambient and Elevated Temperature,” SSRC 2016 Annual Stability Conference – Orlando, FL. [Link
  10. Agarwal, A., Varma, A.H., Selden, K.L., “Parameters Influencing Collapse Resistance of Building Structures Subjected to Fire Loading.” SEI 2013 Structures Congress – Pittsburgh, PA. [Link]
  11. Agarwal, A., Varma, A.H., “Fire Induced Progressive Collapse of Steel Building Structures,” SEI 2012 Structures Congress – Chicago, IL. [Link]
  12. Walz, J., Surovek, A., Agarwal, A., Choe, L., Varma, A.H., “Closed-form Characterization of Fundamental Section Response of Steel Columns Subjected to Realistic Fire Loading”, SSRC 2011 Annual Stability Conference – Pittsburgh, PA. [Link]
  13. Choe, L., Varma, A.H., Agarwal, A., Surovek, A., “Experimental Investigation of Steel Beam-Columns under Fire Loading”, SEI 2010 Structures Congress – Orlando, FL. [Link]
  14. Agarwal, A., Varma, A.H., Choe, L., Cedeno, G. “Stability Behavior and Design of Steel Columns under Fire Loading”, SEI 2009 Structures Congress – Austin, TX.[Link]
  15. Agarwal A., Varma, A.H., Cedeno, G.A. “Stability Behavior of Steel Building Structures with Perimeter MRFs under Fire Loading Effects”, SEI 2009 Structures Congress – Austin, TX. [Link]
  16. Agarwal, A., Varma, A.H., Cedeno, G., “Steel Columns under Fire Loading: Stability Behavior and Design”, SSRC 2011 Annual Stability Conference – Phoenix, AZ. [Link]
  17. Varma, A.H., Agarwal, A., Hong, S., Prasad, K., “Behavior of Steel Building Structures with Perimeter MRFs under Fire Loading Effects”, Structures in Fire 2008 – NTU, Singapore. [Link]
  18. Agarwal, A., Varma, A.H., “Modeling the Behavior of Structural Columns under Fire Loading Effects”, SEI 2008 Structures Congress – Vancouver. [Link]
  19. Hong, S., Varma, A.H., Agarwal, A., Prasad, K., “Behavior of Steel Building Structures under Realistic Fire Loading”, SEI 2008 Structures Congress – Vancouver. [Link]
  20. Hong, S., Varma, A.H.,* and Agarwal, A., “Predicting the Standard Fire Behavior of Composite CFT Columns Using Fundamental Section Behavior”, Symposium on Advances in State of the Art in Fire Testing, ASTM E05 Committee on Standard Fire Testing. [Link]

UNDERGRADUATE :

  1. CE 3112 and CE3142 (Design of Steel Structures): 2015 onwards 
  2. CE 2100 (Introduction to Structural Analysis): 2015 onwards
  3. CE 3312 (Foundation Design): Aug-Dec 2014
  4. CE 2020 (Masonry: Material and design): 2014 onwards
  5. CE2021 (Construction Materials Lab): 2017 onwards

GRADUATE:

  1. CE 6250  (Structural stability): 2018 onwards
  2. CE 6110 (Advanced Structural Mechanics): 2015 onwards
  3. CE6232 (Advanced Design of Steel Structures): 2017 onwards
  1. Proposed Draft Provisions and Commentary on Indian Seismic Code IS 1893 (Part 1). [Link]
  2. Proposed Draft Provisions and Commentary on Ductile Detailing of RC Structures Subjected to Seismic Forces. [Link]
  3. Seismic Behavior of Special Steel Plate Shear Walls. [Link]
  4. Agarwal, A. (2006), “Some Observations on Seismic Response of Bridges on Well Foundations,” M.Tech. Thesis, Department of Civil Engineering, IIT Kanpur, India. [Link]
  5. Agarwal A. (2011), “Stability Behavior of Steel Building Structures in Fire Conditions,” Ph.D. Dissertation, Purdue University, USA. [Link]

Ph.D. students:

  1. Hemanth K. Chinthapalli
  2. Priya Natesh
  3. Ira Banoth
  4. Smita Singh
  5. Satish B.J.N.

Master’s students:

  1. Shashank Tadhanpally (2014- 2016)
  2. Varun Teja Vaddamani (2015- 2017)
  3. Athira Ravindran (2015 -2017)
  4. Krutika Gandhi ( 2016 – 2018 )
  5. Swapnil Dwivedi ( 2016 – 2018)
  6. Bhangdiya Rushikesh(2017 – 2019)
  7. Anmol S. Srivastava (2018 onwards)
  8. Akshay Arun Somkuwar (2018 onwards)

Sponsored Projects

 S. No.   Title  Funding Agency
 Total Grant  
(Rs. Lakh)
 Status
 1. Structural assessment and strengthening of existing telecom towers to enable them to support small wind turbines Ministry of New and Renewable Energy, GoI  50.39 Ongoing
 2. Lightweight high-performance composite structures for infrastructure needs  UAY, MHRD, DST, MFPL (Industry Collaborator)  72.0  Ongoing
 3.