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Soil Mechanics

Soil Mechanics

Published by uLektz

Course Code:CE6405

Author:uLektz

University: Anna University, Tamil Nadu

Regulation:2013

Categories:Civil

Format : ico_bookePUB3 (DRM Protected)

Type :eBook

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Description :Soil Mechanics of CE6405 covers the latest syllabus prescribed by Anna University, Tamil Nadu for regulation 2013. Author: uLektz, Published by uLektz Learning Solutions Private Limited.

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Topics
UNIT I SOIL CLASSIFICATION AND COMPACTION

1.1 Nature of soil

1.2 Phase relationships

1.3 Soil description and classification for engineering purposes, their significance

1.4 Index properties of soils

1.5 BIS Classification system

1.6 Soil compaction

1.7 Theory, comparison of laboratory and field compaction methods

1.8 Factors influencing compaction behaviour of soils

UNIT II SOIL WATER AND WATER FLOW

2.1 Soil water

2.2 Static pressure in water

2.3 Effective stress concepts in soils

2.4 Capillary stress

2.5 Permeability measurement in the laboratory and field pumping in pumping out tests

2.6 Factors influencing permeability of soils

2.7 Seepage

2.8 Introduction to flow nets

UNIT III STRESS DISTRIBUTION AND SETTLEMENT

3.1 Stress distribution

3.2 Soil media

3.3 Boussinesq theory

3.4 Use of Newmarks influence chart

3.5 Components of settlement-Immediate and consolidation settlement

3.6 Terzaghi‟s one dimensional consolidation theory

3.7 Computation of rate of settlement

3.8 √t and log t methods

3.9 e-log p relationship

3.10 Factors influencing compression behaviour of soils

UNIT IV SHEAR STRENGTH

4.1 Shear strength of cohesive and cohesion less soils

4.2 Mohr – Coulomb failure theory

4.3 Measurement of shear strength, direct shear

4.4 Triaxial compression

4.5 UCC and Vane shear tests

4.6 Pore pressure parameters

4.7 Cyclic mobility-Liquefaction

UNIT V SLOPE STABILITY

5.1 Slope failure mechanisms

5.2 Types -Infinite slopes-Finite slopes

5.3 Total stress analysis for saturated clay

5.4 Fellenius method

5.5 Friction circle method

5.6 Use of stability number

5.7 Slope protection measures.

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