### Lecture 26: Flow of water through soils - VII

##### Course Description :

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

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

Soil-water Statics;

Concept of Effective Stress.

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

Stresses in soil from surface loads; Boussinesq theory; Newmarks chart.

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

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

Earth Pressure theories- Retaining walls; Anchored bulkheads.

Stability of slopes; Infinite/Finite Slope Stability Analysis.

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