Publications

Journal Papers

  • Vangla, P., Roy, N. and Latha, G.M. (2018). "Image based shape characterization of granular materials and its effect on kinematics of particle motion." Granular Matter. Vol. 20 (1): 6. (Impact Factor: 1.658)
  • Vangla, P. and Latha, G.M. (2017). “Surface topographical analysis of geomembranes and sands using 3D optical profilometer”. Geosynthetics International. Vol. 24 (2), pp. 151–166 (Impact Factor: 2.066)
  • Vangla, P. and Latha, G.M. (2016) “Shear behaviour of sand-geomembrane interfaces through micro-topographical analysis”. Geotextiles and Geomembranes. Vol. 44 (4), pp. 592–603. (Impact Factor: 2.682)
  • Vangla, P. and Latha, G.M. (2016) “Effect of particle size of sand and surface asperities of reinforcement on their interface shear behaviour”. Geotextiles and Geomembranes Vol. 44 (3), pp. 254–268. (Impact Factor: 2.682)
  • Prashanth, V., Krishna, A. M. and Dash, S. K. (2016) “Pullout tests using modified direct shear test setup for measuring soil–geosynthetic interaction parameters”, International Journal of Geosynthetics and Ground Engineering, 2-10.
  • Vangla, P. and Latha, G.M. (2015) “Influence of particle size on the friction and interfacial shear strength of sands of similar morphology”, International Journal of Geosynthetics and Ground Engineering, Vol. 1(6), pp. 1-12
  • Vangla, P. and Latha, G.M. (2014) “Image segmentation technique to analyze deformation profiles in different direct shear tests”, Geotechnical Testing Journal, ASTM, Vol. 37(5), pp. 828–839. (Impact Factor : 0.876)

Book Chapter

  • Latha, G.M., Vangla, P. and Roy, N (2018) “Image-based characterization techniques for geotechnical applications”. Geotechnics for Natural and Engineered Sustainable Technologies, Developments in Geotechnical Engineering, Krishna, A. M., Dey, A., and Sreedeep, S (Eds.), Springer Singapore, DOI 10.1007/978-981-10-7721-0, pp. 145-162.

International Conferences

  • Vangla, P., Roy, N. and Latha, G.M (2016) "Quantification of particle morphology through image based techniques and its importance in forensic studies". Proceedings of 5th International Conference on Forensic Geotechnical Engineering, Paper #22, 8-10 December 2016, Bangalore, India.
  • Vangla, P. and Latha, G.M (2016) “Strength and deformation characteristics of sand and geosynthetics through digital image analysis”. In Challenges and Innovations in Geotechnics, Zhussupbekov (Ed.). Proceedings of The Eighth Asian Young Geotechnical Engineers Conference, 5 -7 of August, 2016 Astana, Kazakhstan, Taylor and Francis Group, London, pp. 269-275.
  • Vangla, P., Ishan Boro and Latha, G.M (2016) “Damage analysis of geomembranes through 3D optical profilometer”. In Sustainable Geoenvironmental Systems, De, A., Reddy, K.R., Yesiller, N, Zekkos, D. and Farid, A. (Eds.), Proceedings of Geo-Chicago 2016, ASCE GSP 271, pp. 24-34.
  • Vangla, P. and Latha, G.M (2014) “Characterization of soil-geosynthetic interaction based on surface roughness studies”. In Geo-Congress 2014 Technical Papers: Geo-characterization and Modeling for Sustainability, Abu-Farsakh M., and Hoyos L.R. (Eds.), ASCE GSP 234, pp. 664-673
  • Prashanth, V., Bhattacharjee, A. and Murali Krishna, A. (2011) “Soil-geosynthetics interaction behaviour in oblique direction”. International Conference on Advances in Geotechnical Engineering, 7-9 of November, 2011, Perth, Australia.
  • Prashanth, V. and Krishna, A. M. (2010) “Assessment of soil-geosynthetics interaction properties”. International Symposium, Exhibition, and Short Course on Geotechnical and Geosynthetics Engineering: Challenges and Opportunities on Climate Change 7-8 of December, 2010, Bangkok, Thailand.

National Conferences

  • Roy, N., Vangla, P., Latha, G.M., Frost J.D. (2018) Assessment of merits and demerits of angularity measurement techniques using image analysis – Proceedings of International symposium Atlanta (Geo-mechanics from Micro to Macro), Atlanta, USA.
  • Vangla, P., Omar A Eid. & Frost J.D. (2018) Interface behaviour of sand and 3D-printed sleeves under axisymmetric shear test condition – Proceedings of International symposium Atlanta (Geo-mechanics from Micro to Macro), Atlanta, USA.
  • Yamamoto Karie & Vangla, P., 2D study of excavation processes and structural analysis of harvester ant nests Proceedings of Proceedings of B2G symposium Atlanta USA.
  • Borela. R., Vangla, P., Puello, I. C., Fastiggi. V., & Frost J.D. (2018) Earthworm locomotion, a soil mechanics perspective: anchorage in axisymmetric translation and DEM modelling. Proceedings of B2G symposium Atlanta USA
  • Hanumasagar S., Vangla, P., Frost J.D. (2018) Effect of particle shape on unbounded aggregate inextensible steel grid interaction evaluated using bench-scale rutting apparatus. Proceedings of International symposium Atlanta (Geo-mechanics from Micro to Macro), Atlanta, USA.
  • Roy, N., Vangla, P. and Latha, G.M. (2017). “A Novel image based method for characterisation of particle shape and its effect on packing density”. In Proceedings of 6th Indian Young Geotechnical Engineers Conference, 10-11 of March, NIT Trichy, India.
  • Vangla, P., Roy, N., Mendu, K. and Latha, G.M. (2014). “Digital image analysis for the determination of size and shape parameters of sand grains”. In Proceedings of National Conference on Geo-Innovations, 30-31 of October, 2014, Bangalore, Paper # GC2.
  • Prashanth, V., Madhavi Latha, G. (2013) “Minimizing the errors in interface direct shear test”. In Proceedings of Indian Geotechnical Conference IGC-2013, Roorkee, 22-24 of December 2013, CDROM, Paper 37, pp 1-9.
  • Vangla, P., Krishna, A.M. and Latha, G.M. (2012) “Experimental and numerical studies on sand-geotextile interfaces”. In Proceedings of Indian Geotechnical Conference IGC-2012, New Delhi, Vol. 1, pp- 223-226
  • Prashanth, V. and Murali Krishna, A. (2011) “Evaluation of interfacial frictional resistance in oblique direction”. In Proceedings 3rd Indian Young Geotechnical Engineers Conference, 25-26 of March, 2011, New Delhi.
  • Bhattacharjee, A., Prashanth, V. and Murali Krishna, A. (2011) “Numerical modelling of pullout test for reinforcement in oblique direction”. Indian Geotechnical Conference 2011, Kochi, India, 15-17 of December 2011, Vol. 2, pp. 891-894.