DR Narayan Chandak

Dr. Narayan R Chandak


Ph.D. (Civil Engg.) from Indian Institute of Technology, BHU, Varanasi
M.Tech. (Structural Engg.) from Visvesvaraya National Institute of Technology, Nagpur
B.E. (Civil Engg.) from Government College of Engineering, Amravati

Areas of Specialisation

Structural Engineering

Working Experience

12 Years

Professional Membership:

  • Life Member of the Indian Society for Wind Engineering (ISWE), IIT Roorkee, L.M. No. 333. 
  • Life Member of the Indian Association of Structural Engineers (IASE), IIT Bombay, L.M. No. 17. 
  • Life Member of Indian Society for Technical Education (ISTE), New Delhi, LM No. 65340. 
  • Associate Member (AMIE) of The Institute of Engineers, India, AM 100250-6.

Awards & Achievements:

  • Senior Research Fellowship, CSIR, New Delhi. 
  • Received Financial Assistance under Travel Grant Scheme for attending International Conference at Hong Kong & Macau from All India Council for Technical Education (AICTE), New Delhi. (F. No. - 1-7/RID/TR/ (85.)/2009-10) dated 21/12/2009).


Refereed Journals (International)

  • Chandrasekaran, S., Jain, A.K., and Chandak, N. R. (2004), “Influence of Hydrodynamic Coefficients in Response Behaviour of Triangular Tension Leg Platform in Regular Waves”, Journal of Ocean Engineering, Vol. 31, pp. 2319-2342. 
  • Chandrasekaran, S., Chandak, N. R., Gupta, A. (2006), “Stability analysis of TLP tethers”, Journal of Ocean Engineering, Vol. 33, pp. 471-482. 
  • Chandrasekaran, S., Jain, A. K, and Chandak, N. R. (2006), “Seismic Analysis of Offshore Triangular Tension Leg Platform”, International Journal of Structural Stability and Dynamics, Vol. 6, No. 1, pp. 1-24. 
  • Chandrasekaran, S., Jain, A.K., and Chandak, N. R. (2007), “Response Behaviour of Triangular TLPs under Regular Waves using Stokes Non-Linear Wave Theory”, Journal of Waterways, Port, Coastal and Ocean Engineering, ASCE, Vol.133, No. 3, pp. 230-238.
  • Chandak, N. R., Chandrasekaran, S. (2011), “Non-Destructive Testing for Assessing Performance of Heritage Building.”, International Journal of Research in Science & Technology (InJoREST), ISSN 2229-5135, Vol.1, No.1, January-June-2011, pp. 50-55. 
  • Chandak, N. R. (2013), “Effect of Base Isolation on the Response of Reinforced Concrete Building” Journal of Civil Engineering Research, Scientific and Academic Publishing, Vol.3, No. 4, pp. 135-142. 
  • Chandak, N.R., Amit Babu (2015), “Effect of Lime Sludge on Strength and Compaction of Soil” Journal of Civil Engineering Research, Scientific and Academic Publishing, Vol.5, No.1, pp. 18-20.

Refereed Journal (National)

  • Chandrasekaran, S., Chandak, N. R. (2004), “Seismic Behaviour of a Road Bridge Abutment”, Journal of the Indian Chapter -American Concrete Institute, (IC-ACI), January-March, 2004, pp. 3-5. 
  • Chandak, N. R. (2012), “Response Spectrum Analysis of Reinforced Concrete Buildings” Journal of the Institute of Engineers (India)-Springer: Ser. A, ISSN 2250-2149, Vol. 93, No. 2, pp. 121-128.

Papers Presented in National/International Conferences

  • Chandak, N. R., Chandrasekaran, S. and Agrawal, R. (2003), “Bearings and Expansion Joints in Bridge Structures-Types and Applications”, Proceedings of All India Workshop on Innovations in the Construction and Maintenance of Bridge and Highways, Dec. 13-14, organized by ICI, U.P. Allahabad Chapter, pp. II-5 – II-14.
  • Chandrasekaran, S., Chandak, N. R. (2004), “Offshore Tension Leg Platform- A State-of-Art”, Proceedings of National Conference on Materials and Structures (MAST), organized by NIT, Warangal (A.P.), pp. 201-205. 
  • Chandrasekaran, S., Jain, A.K., and Chandak, N. R. (2004), “Offshore Triangular TLP behaviour under Random Sea using Iterative Frequency Domain Method”, Proceedings of 3rd Indian National Conference on Harbour and Coastal Engineering, organized by National Institute of Oceanography, Dona Paula, Goa, Dec. 7th-9th, pp. 205-215. 
  • Chandak, N. R., Chandrasekaran, S. (2004), “Reinforced Concrete Tension Leg Platform for Deep Water”, Proceedings of All India Seminar on Innovations in the Design and Construction of Concrete Structures, Oct. 2-3, organized by ICI, U.P. Varanasi Chapter, pp. 50-52.
  • Chandrasekaran, S., Roy, A., and Chandak, N. R. (2005), “Modal Pushover Analysis of Multistory Moment Resisting RC Framed Buildings”, proceedings of International Conference on Structural and Transportation Engineering (START-2005), organized by IIT, Kharagpur, pp. 355-362. 
  • Chandak, N. R., Chandrasekaran, S. (2009), “Structural Response of Triangular Tension Leg Platform Using Dynamic Morison Equation”, proceedings of 2nd International Symposium on Computational Mechanics (ISCM II) & 12th International Conference on Enhancement and Promotion of Computational Methods in Engineering and Science (EPMESC XII), November 30 – December 3, 2009, Hong Kong - Macau.
  • Chandak, N. R., Shirule, P.A., Pawar, S. N. (2011), “Time History Analysis of Base Isolated Multi-Storeyed Building”, proceedings of Ist International Conference on Sunrise Technologies (i-COST-11) scheduled on 13th-15th January, 2011, by SSVPS COE, Dhule, M.S., India, pp. 4.3.1-4.3.6.

Seminars/ Workshops/Conferences Attended:

  • Participated in one week workshop on ‘Seismic Analysis and Design of Various Structures’ organized by Visvesvaraya Regional College of Engineering, Nagpur (presently VNIT, Nagpur) on 16th-22nd December, 2002. 
  • Participated in the one day workshop on ‘Seismic Evaluation and Retrofit of Multi-Storeyed Buildings’ conducted by Indian Institute of Technology Madras, Chennai on 12th March, 2005. 
  • Attended training programme of three days ‘Train the Trainer’ from 15th to 17th May, 2006 organized by NTTF, Bangalore & ISTE Chapter at AVCOE, Sangamner, M.S. 
  • Attended one day workshop on ‘Implementation of Revised Syllabus of the subjects Basic Civil & Environmental Engineering and Engineering Mechanics for F.E. of University of Pune’ at G. H. Raisoni Institute on Engineering &Technology, Wagholi, Pune on 9th April, 2008.
  • Participated five days workshop on “High Impact Teaching Skills”, under the banner of Misson10X, organized by Wipro at SSBT’S COE, Bhambori, Jalgaon from 5th – 9th July, 2010. 
  • Attended one day workshop on ‘Syllabus Structure Framing for Faculty of Engineering & Technology of North Maharashtra University, Jalgaon’ at R. C. Patel Institute of Technology, Shirpur, on 11th February, 2012.

Books Published:

  • Dr. N. R. Chandak (2015), ‘Design of Steel Structures’, S.K. Kataria Sons, New Delhi, ISBN: 978-93-5014-571-5. Published on 1st February, 2015. 
  • Dr. N. R. Chandak and Hemant Kumavat (2017), ‘Surveying’, S.K. Kataria Sons, New Delhi, under printing.

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