About the Author
Debasish Roy, Indian Institute of Science, Bangalore, IndiaDebasish Roy is a professor in the Department of Civil Engineering at the Indian Institute of Science. He is a member of the editorial board for seven journals and has published circa 80 journal articles. His current research interests include Nonlinear and Stochastic Structural Dynamics, Linearization Techniques in Non-linear Dynamics, and Mesh-free and Finite Element Methods. G. V. Rao, Vasthu Shilpa Associates, Bangalore, IndiaDr. Rao obtained his Ph. D in civil engineering from the Indian Institute of Science and has since been employed in industry. He has many years experience in experimental testing and research in structural engineering and also in research and software development in the area of structural dynamics using FEM. He is currently employed as an engineering consultant at Vasthu Shilpa Associates in India.