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Geotechnical Engineering-I

Geotechnical Engineering-I

Published by uLektz

Course Code : RT31011
Author : uLektz
University : JNTU Kakinada
Regulation : 2013
Categories : Civil
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Description :Geotechnical Engineering-I of RT31011 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 Introduction

1.1 Introduction: Soil formation

1.2 Soil structure and clay mineralogy, Adsorbed water

1.3 Mass - volume relationship, Relative density

1.4 Mechanism of compaction – factors affecting – effects of compaction on soil properties - compaction control.

Unit – II Index Properties Of Soils

2.1 Index Properties Of Soils: Grain size analysis

2.2 Sieve and Hydrometer methods – consistency limits and indices

2.3 Various Types of soil Classifications - Unified soil classification and I.S. Soil classification.

Unit – III Permeability

3.1 Permeability: Soil water – capillary rise - One dimensioned flow of water through soils

3.2 Darcy’s law - permeability

3.3 Factors affecting – laboratory determination of coefficient of permeability - Permeability of layered systems

3.4 Total, neutral and effective stresses - quick sand condition - 2-D flow and Laplace’s equation

3.5 Seepage through soils, Flow nets: Characteristics and Uses

Unit – IV Stress Distribution In Soils

4.1 Stress Distribution In Soils: Stresses induced by applied loads

4.2 Boussinesq’s and Westergaard’s theories for point loads and areas of different shapes

4.3 Newmark’s influence chart and 2:1 stress distribution method.

Unit – V Consolidation

5.1 Consolidation: Compressibility of soils

5.2 e-p and e-log p curves, Stress history

5.3 Concept of consolidation - Spring Analogy

5.4 Terzaghi’s theory of one-dimensional Consolidation, Time rate of consolidation and degree of consolidation

5.5 Determination of coefficient of consolidation (cv) - Over consolidated and normally consolidated clays.

Unit - VI Shear Strength of Soils

6.1 Shear Strength of Soils: Basic mechanism of shear strength

6.2 Mohr – Coulomb Failure theories

6.3 Stress-Strain behavior of Sands, Critical Void Ratio and Stress-Strain behavior of clays

6.4 Shear Strength determination- various drainage conditions.