Indian Geotechnical Society, Chennai Chapter


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Prof. A. Boominathan, IIT Madras
Dr. M. Muttharam, Anna University
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Anirudhan I.V. Geotechnical Solutions

IGS Chennai Chapter Elections to the Executive Committee 2017-2019- Circular
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IGC 2016 Proceedings IGC 2016 Photographs

Organised by IGS Chennai Chapter, IIT Madras, Chennai,IGS Bangalore and IGS Kochi,with the support of Asian Technical Committee on Geotechnology for Natural Hazards (ATC-3) of ISSMGE, Jan 21-23,2015, (Wednesday-Friday) IIT Madras.

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IGS TC-04 Geotechnical Investigation - General Guidance for Geotechnical Investigation

The TC 04 committe for Geotechnical Invetsigation submitted the document "General Guidance for Geotechnical Invetsigation' to IGS and later published by IGS Chennai Chapter during IGC 2016. Read the book.New

Please read the note on the proceedings of DFI of India workshop on Geotechnical Investigation held in July 2014 and offer your comments. Geotechnical_Investigation_in_India_a_Way_Forward
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The Chapter has one Google group through which the registered members and non-members (who has interest in geotechnical engineering activities) can post messages and receive chapter activity infos. if you are interesetd, please register to the group and your registration will be accepted on merit. Please send a separte mail detailing your interest.
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Indian Geotechnical Society (IGS) is affiliated to the International Socitey of Soil Mechanics and Geotechnical Engineering (ISSMGE), which promotes the advancements in geotechnics and its engineering and environmental applications, through conferences, seminars, etc. IGS Chennai Chapter is one of the prestegiouse chapters of IGS having remarkable record of conducting conferences and seminars on very relevant themes in Geotechnical Engineering. This site provided more information about the chapter. News


Indian Geotechnical Journal is now taken care of by Springer India under the Chief Editorship of Prof G.L. Sivakumarbabu. Use this link for submitting papers.
IGS BEST CHAPTER Award 2012 and 2013 for IGS Chennai Chapter - presented during IGC 2012 at IIT Delhi and IGC 2013 at Roorkee
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