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Title: Soil Mechanics
Department: Civil Engineering
Author: Prof. B.V.S. Viswanadham
University: IIT bombay
Type: video
Abstract: No.


Topic details


*Proposed number of lectures
1


Introduction; Origin of soils; Basic Relationships; Properties of Soil Aggregate, Soil Structure; Soil Classification.

Nine
2


Soil Compaction; Laboratory compaction; Factors affecting soil compaction; Field compaction.

Four
3


Soil-water Statics;
Concept of Effective Stress

Two
4


Flow through soils; Quick Sand condition; Permeability and methods for its determination; Flownets

Ten
5


Stresses in soil from surface loads; Boussinesq theory; Newmark?s chart

Five
6


Consolidation of soils; Settlement of compressible soil layers; Sand drains.

Eight
7


Shear strength; Mohr circle of stress; Mohr-Coulomb failure criterion; Estimation of shear strength parameters; Stress paths.

Ten
8


Earth Pressure theories- Retaining walls; Anchored bulkheads

Eight
9


Stability of slopes; Infinite/Finite Slope Stability Analysis.

Four

*Approximate number of Lectures
 
   
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