I cherish this opportunity of being able to express my deepgratitude to my guide
Prof. Dr. Mrs. S. R. Pathak
for his constant guidance,advice & encouragement during the preparation & presentation of this projectwork.I would like to thank the Head Of Civil Engineering Department
Prof. Dr. U. J. Kahalekar
for constructive encouragement.Last but not the least, I am extremely grateful to
Mr. G.L. RAUT
for his guidance and support during the software analysisusing STAAD Pro-2004. I am highly obliged to the library staff for their kindco-operation during the literature survey.
Balraj Suresh Shevade, Place- PuneM.Tech ( Civil – Geotechnical Engg.) Date- 06.06.2005Roll. No. - M0310G08