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20 Years in Academic and Research

Dr. Merool Vakil

Designation : Associate Professor Qualification : M.E.(Civil Engineering - Computer Aided Strctural Analysis & Design ) , Ph.D.(Civil Engineering - Structures) Experience : 20 Years in Academic and Research

Specialization

Structural Engineering

Research Area

Advanced Structural Analysis, Composite Structures, Structural Evaluation, Non Destructive Testing

Book

01 Book

Publications

Journlas:
  1. Behaviour of steel- ceramic waste concrete composite slab by M. Vakil, H.Kalariya, Journal of Structural Engineering, 45 (05),  411- 418 (2019)
  2. Effect of composite interaction on moment of resistance: Analytical studies on composite slab by M. Vakil, International Journal of Civil Engineering and Technology, 8(07),  241-248 (2017)
  3. Investigations on composite deck with different interface connections by  M. Vakil, H.  Patel, K. Mevada'  Journal of Structural Engineering, 42(05), 386-392 (2016)
  4. Experimental study on composite deck with different aspect ratio by M. Vakil, H.  Patel, K. Mevada, International Journal of Structures and Civil Engineering Research, 3 (2), 104-109 (2014)
  5. Parametric study of open trough steel concrete composite deck by M. Vakil, H.  Patel, Nirma Journal of  Engineering and Technology, 3 (01) 12-14 (2014)
  6. Parametric study of composite slab using finite element analysis by M. Vakil, J. Shah, H.Patel,  International Journal of Futuristic Trends ii Engineering And Technology, 1 (03), 133-136 (2014)
  7. Numerical study on deformation characteristics of composite slab- with and without embossments by M. Vakil, J. Shah, H.Patel, International Journal of Civil and Structural Engineering,4 (04),477-482 (2014)
  8. Parametric Study of Concrete Filled Steel Tube Column by  D. Shah, M. Vakil, M. Patel, International Journal of Engineering Development and Research, 2 (02), 1678-1682 (2014)
  9. Behavior of Concrete Filled Steel Tube Column by  D. Shah, M. Vakil, M. Patel, International Journal of Engineering Development and Research, 2(01), 325-328 (2014)
  10. Comparative study for shear design using IRC 112:2011 & IRC 21:2000 by  B. Solanki, M. Vakil, International Journal of Scientific & Engineering Research,  4 (06), 1331-1334 (2013)
  11. Comparative study for flexure design using IRC 112:2011 & IRC 21:2000 by  B. Solanki, M. Vakil, International Journal of Scientific & Engineering Research, 4 (06) 961-965  (2013)
  12. Comparative study of moment carrying capacity of composite deck by M. Vakil, Journal of Information, Knowledge and Research in Civil Engineering, 2 (01), 60-62 (2011)
  13. Behavior of cold formed stainless steel composite deck by  K. Prajapati, M.Vanza, M. Vakil , International Journal of Earth Sciences and Engineering, 04 (06), 616-618 (2011)
  14. Effect  on recycled aggregate on concrete properties by Y.Akbari, N. Arora, M. Vakil, International Journal of Earth Sciences and Engineering, 04 (06), 924-928  (2011)
  15. Experimental investigation on stainless steel composite deck by  K. Prajapati, M. Vanza, M. Vakil,  National Journal of Engineering, Science and Management, 94-96  (2011)
Conferences:
  1. Evaluation of flexural strength of FRP laminate with woven (crimp) and non-woven (non-crimp) glass fiber fabric manufactured by vacuum bagging technique  by  R. Shah, M. Vakil,  3rd International conference on Frontiers in Materials Processing, Applications, Research and Technology (2019)
  2. Load carrying Capacity of composite Deck: With Different Bond patterns by M. Vakil, H. Patel, J. Panchal, 7th European Conference on Steel and Composite Structures, 591-592 (2014)
  3. Structural cold formed steel, steel-concrete composite and structural stainless steel: a critical review of research and opportunities, M. Vakil, Structural Engineering Convention,   729-735 (2012)

Research Guidance

Many Post Graduate Research Students & One Doctoral Research fellow

Membership

MEMBERSHIP OF PROFESSIONAL SOCIETIES

  1. Indian Society For Technical Education
  2. The Gujarat Institute of Civil Engineers & Architects Engineer Council of India
  3. Engineer Council of India

Consultancy

  1. Consultancy Projects Undertaken : 07 Con
  2. Doctoral Progress Committee Member : Parul Univeristy, Gujarat Technological University

Awards / Honours / Achievements / Appreciation

  1. GATE - Civil Engineeirng
  2. Gujarat University Ranker
  3. Awarded with GUJCOST Research Grant
  4. Published a Book  : "Structural Analysis" - Books India Publishers