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A.p.n. Somaratna

Senior Lecturer
Department of Civil Engineering
University of Peradeniya
Sri Lanka

Biography

PhD : University of Illinois at Chicago (1985); MS : University of Illinois at Chicago (1982); BScEng : University of Peradeniya (1978).

Research Interest

Numerical methods in solid mechanics. Finite element simulation of alkali aggregate reaction in concrete with special reference to Victoria dam, Sri Lanka. Safety of dams.

Publications

  • Puvyrajinee, N., Sobija, S., and Somaratna, A.P.N., Improved Retrospective Analysis of the Victoria Dam, Peradeniya University Research Sessions, Vol. 17, 2012.

  • C.K.Pathirana, H. Aberuwan and A.P.N. Somaratna, Development of potential reactivity index to quantify the reactivity of selected aggregates, Annual Transactions of IESL, Vol. 1 – Part B, pp. 87 – 93, The Institution of Engineers, Sri Lanka, 2011

  • C.K.Pathirana, A.P.N. Somaratna and H. Aberuwan, Numerical simulation of alkali aggregate reaction in concrete using a general purpose finite element program package, Annual Transactions of IESL, Vol. 1 – Part B, pp. 102 – 109, The Institution of Engineers, Sri Lanka, 2011 (Awarded the Prof. E.O.E. Pereira Prize for the Best Paper presented in the annual sessions).

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