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Welcome to Forethought India One-on-One Courses. Our program is designed to provide students with the skills and knowledge necessary to excel in their chosen profession. Our instructor for this course is Researcher Ankush Kumar at IIT Guwahati

The course "Rigid Pavement Design, Construction, and Evaluation" covers a comprehensive study of the principles and practices essential for designing, constructing, and evaluating rigid pavements. Students will delve into the fundamentals of pavement engineering, understanding the materials used, design methodologies, construction techniques, and quality control measures. Advanced topics include exploring innovative materials, load transfer mechanisms, environmental considerations, and the latest technologies in pavement management systems. The course emphasizes not only the theoretical aspects but also practical insights, such as joint design, maintenance strategies, and rehabilitation techniques. Moreover, it addresses the evolving needs of sustainable and durable infrastructure through discussions on recycling, sustainability, and future trends in pavement engineering. Overall, the course offers a well-rounded perspective on the critical aspects of rigid pavement, catering to both foundational and advanced levels of study.

At the end of the program, students will receive a certificate & performance letter by the eductor indicating that they have completed the program and acquired the necessary skills and knowledge to excel in their chosen profession.

Rigid Pavement Design, Construction, and Evaluation, by Ankush Kumar

  • Ankush Kumar is a dedicated educator and researcher specializing in Transportation Systems Engineering. With a diverse academic background, including a Doctor of Philosophy (Ph.D.) and a Master of Technology (M.Tech) from the prestigious Indian Institute of Technology, Guwahati, Ankush has extensively explored various aspects of pavement materials characterization and asphalt binder modification.

    His research primarily focuses on sustainable road construction, utilizing alternate or waste materials for pavement construction and maintenance. Ankush has a strong publication record, contributing significantly to the field through articles in renowned journals and conferences. His work has centered on the aging characteristics of asphalt binders, modification techniques using waste materials like EPDM rubber, tire pyrolysis oil, waste plastic, and other sustainable additives.

    As an educator, Ankush Kumar shares his extensive knowledge and expertise in transportation engineering with students and colleagues. He guides aspiring engineers in understanding the complexities of pavement materials, asphalt binder rheology, and innovative techniques for sustainable road construction. Through his teaching and mentorship, Ankush aims to inspire the next generation of engineers to explore environmentally friendly and efficient solutions in transportation infrastructure.

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