Indian Institute of Technology Madras

Department of Civil Engineering

Chennai 600036, INDIA

Rupen Goswami


Office: STR 405, Structural Engineering Laboratory          Phone: +91 44 2257 4301          Fax: +91 44 2257 5286          eMail:













Students' Research



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Murty, C.V.R., Goswami, R., Vijayanarayanan, A.R., and Mehta, V.V., Some Concepts in Earthquake Behaviour of Buildings, Gujarat State Disaster Management Authority, Gandhinagar, September 2012, 252p





Sunitha, P., Goswami, R., and Murty, C.V.R., "Idealised Bilinear Moment-Curvature Curves of RC Sections for Pushover Analysis of RC Frame Buildings,"
The Indian Concrete Journal
, Vol. 90, No. 4, 2016, pp. 43-54


  Vijayanarayanan, A.R., Goswami, R., and Murty, C.V.R., "Identifying Stiffness Irregularity in Buildings using Fundamental Lateral Mode Shape,"
Earthquakes and Structures
, Techno Press, Vol. 12, No. 4, 2017, pp. 437-448


  Kasar, A.A., Bharti, S.D., Srimali, M.K., and Goswami, R., "Mechanics Based Force-Deformation Curve of Steel Beam to Column Moment Joints,"
Steel and Composite Structures
, Techno Press, Vol. 25, No. 1, 2017, pp. 19-34



Deshmukh, A.B., and Goswami, R., "Use of Walls in Controlling Detrimental Effects of Stiffness Irregularity in RC Buildings on Hills Slopes,",
The Indian Concrete Journal
, The ACC Limited, Thane, Vol. 92, No. 6, 2018, pp. 19-30


Pandi, P., Saravanan, U., and Goswami, R., "Mechanics based algorithms to determine the current state of a bridge using quasi-static loading and strain measurement," Structural Health Monitoring, Vol. 18, No. 5-6, 2018, pp. 1874-1888

6   Balasubramanian, S.R., Balaji Rao, K., Goswami, R., and Meher Prasad, A., "Structural Performance Characteristics based Seismic Damage Gradation Schema for Single Storey URBM Buildings in India with a Rigid Diaphragm," International Journal of Architectural Heritage, 2019

Joju, J., and Goswami, R., "Behaviour of Steel Special Moment Resisting Frame Buildings designed using current Indian Code," Journal of Structural Engineering, SERC Madras, ID 2033, Vol. 47, No. 1, 2020, pp. 36-54

8   Zeneeb, A.M., Goswami, R., and Murty, C.V.R., (2020), "Lateral Shear Strength of  RC Members Subjected to Combined P-V-M Loading," The Bulletin, NZSEE, Vol. 53, No. 4, pp. 227-241
9   Saravanan, M., Goswami, R., and Palani, G., "Energy dissipative beam-column connection for earthquake resistant moment frames," Journal of Constructional Steel Research, Vol. 176, 2021, DOI: 10.1016/j.jcsr.2020.106428

Palissery, S., Goswami, R., and Murty, C.V.R., "Design of RC moment frame buildings consistent with earthquake resistant design philosophy," Earthquakes and Structures, Vol. 20, 2021, DOI: 10.12989/eas.2021.20.6.599


Joju, J., and Goswami, R., "Simplified design approaches for panel zones in steel special moment frame buildings," Structures and Buildings, 2021,
DOI: 10.1680/jstbu.21.00034

12   Vijayanarayanan, A.R., Goswami, R., and Murty, C.V.R., "A Method for Seismic Design of RC Frame Buildings using Fundamental Mode and Plastic Rotation Capacity," The Bulletin, NZSEE, Vol. 55, No. 2, 2022, pp. 112-128




Rajasekharan, S., and Goswami, R., "Seismic Behavior of Moment Resisting Frame (MRF) Buildings," Proceedings of the 35th Earthquake Engineering Research Workshop of Japan Society of Civil Engineering, 06-07 October 2015, Tokyo, Japan, Paper ID 860



Deshmukh, A., and Goswami, R., "Unified Strain-Based Procedure to Obtain Design P-M Interaction Curves of Slender RC Wall Sections," Proceedings of the 16th World Conference on Earthquake Engineering (16WCEE), 9-13 January 2017, Santiago, Chile, Paper ID 0864

3   Joseph, T.J., and Goswami, R., "An Analytical Model of Anchor Bolted Column-Baseplate Connections in Steel Moment Frame Buildings," Proceedings of the 17th World Conference on Earthquake Engineering (17WCEE), 13-18 September 2020, Sendai, Japan, Paper ID 2C-0222

Presentations (No Proceedings, with or without Abstract)



Goswami, R., "Seismic Design of Bridges for Displacement Loading," International Symposium on The 2001 Bhuj Earthquake and Advances in Earthquake Science, AES 2011, 22-24 January 2011, organized by Institute of Seismological Research, Gandhinagar



Goswami, R., "Safety - in Earthquake Engineering in India," 8th National Frontiers of Engineering (8NatFOE), 5-6 September 2014, organised by INAE, Gandhinagar