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Geotechnical Engineering – II

Geotechnical Engineering – II

Published by uLektz

Course Code : RT32012
Author : uLektz
University : JNTU Kakinada
Regulation : 2013
Categories : Civil
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Description :Geotechnical Engineering – II of RT32012 covers the latest syllabus prescribed by JNTU Kakinada for regulation 2013. Author: uLektz, Published by uLektz Learning Solutions Private Limited.

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UNIT – I Soil Exploration

1.1 Soil Exploration: Need – Methods of soil exploration – Boring and Sampling methods

1.2 Field tests – Penetration Tests – Pressure meter – planning of Programme and preparation of soil investigation report.

UNIT – II Earth And Earth-Retaining Structures

2.1 Earth And Earth-Retaining Structures: Infinite and finite earth slopes in sand and clay – types of failures – factor of safety of infinite slopes

2.2 Stability analysis by Swedish arc method, standard method of slices – Taylor’s Stability Number

2.3 Stability of slopes of dams and embankments - different conditions.

2.4 Rankine’s & Coulomb’s theory of earth pressure – Culmann’s graphical method - earth pressures in layered soils.

UNIT-III Shallow Foundations – Bearing Capacity Criteria

3.1 Shallow Foundations – Bearing Capacity Criteria: Types of foundations and factors to be considered in their location

3.2 Bearing capacity – criteria for determination of bearing capacity – factors influencing bearing capacity –

3.3 Analytical methods to determine bearing capacity -Terzaghi’s theory - IS Methods.

UNIT-IV Shallow Foundations – Settlement Criteria

4.1 Shallow Foundations – Settlement Criteria: Safe bearing pressure based on N- value – allowable bearing pressure

4.2 Safe bearing capacity and settlement from plate load test

4.3 Types of foundation settlements and their determination

4.4 Allowable settlements of structures

UNIT -V Pile Foundation

5.1 Pile Foundation: Types of piles

5.2 Load carrying capacity of piles based on static pile formulae

5.3 Dynamic pile formulae

5.4 Pile load tests

5.5 Load carrying capacity of pile groups in sands and clays

UNIT-VI Well Foundations

6.1 Well Foundations: Types

6.2 Different shapes of well – Components of well – functions – forces acting on well foundations - Design Criteria – Determination of steining thickness and plug

6.3 Construction and Sinking of wells – Tilt and shift