Soil Exploration and Geophysical Investigation – Introduction,Planning for subsurface exploration,Methods of exploration,Geophysical exploration,Soil sampling and samplers,In-situ tests,Common soil tests,Soil investigation report,Theory of Lateral Earth Pressure – Introduction,Types of earth pressures,Different theories of earth pressures,Displacement-related earth pressure,Rankine and Coulomb theory,Friction circle method,Terzaghi’s analysis,Development of bearing capacity theory,Development of uplift capacity theory,Methods of Analyses – Introduction,Different methods of analysis,Limit equilibrium,Limit analysis,Method of characteristics,Finite element method,Design of Shallow Foundations – Introduction,Different types of foundations,Calculation of bearing capacity,Stresses in soil,Concept of contact pressur, Calculation of settlements,Codal provision,Design of Deep Foundations – Introduction,Different types of foundations,Design methodology for piles,Calculation of pile capacity,Stresses in pile,Analysis of pile group,Settlement of pile group,Concept of negative skin friction,Piles subjected to lateral loads,Pile load test,Design and construction of well foundation, piers etc,Design of Retaining Structures – Introduction,Different types of retaining structures,Stability analysis of rigid walls,Design of cantilever sheet piles,Design of anchored sheet piles,Bracing system for underground construction,Failure analysis for bracing system,Dewatering,Foundations in Difficult Grounds – Introduction,Techniques of ground improvement,Foundations in swelling soil,Foundations in collapsible soil,Use of soil reinforcement,Design of Machine Foundations – Introduction,Free and forced vibration,Lysmer’s method,Dynamically loaded foundations,Dynamic soil properties,Vibration isolation,Design of Foundations under Earthquake Conditions – Introduction,Different methods of analysis,Pseudo-static method of design,Effect of earthquake forces on various foundations

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Course Curriculum

Mod-1 Lec-1 Shallow Foundation Details 34:12
Mod-1 Lec-2 Shallow Foundation Details 56:40
Mod-1 Lec-3 Shallow Foundation Details 56:34
Mod-1 Lec-4 Shallow Foundation Details 56:30
Mod-1 Lec-5 Shallow Foundation Details 51:11
Mod-1 Lec-6 Shallow Foundation Details 51:54
Mod-1 Lec-7 Shallow Foundation Details 57:16
Mod-2 Lec-1 Lateral Earth pressure Theories & Retaining Walls-1 Details 56:57
Mod-2 Lec-2 Lateral Earth pressure Theories & Retaining Walls-2 Details 54:39
Mod-2 Lec-3 Lateral Earth pressure Theories & Retaining Walls-3 Details 58:46
Mod-2 Lec-4 Lateral Earth Pressure Theories & Retaining Walls-4 Details 54:23
Mod-2 Lec-5 Lateral Earth Pressure Theories & Retaining Walls-5 Details 54:38
Mod-2 Lec-6 Pile Foundations-1 Details 57:35
Mod-2 Lec-7 Pile Foundations-2 Details 57:19
Mod-2 Lec-8 Pile Foundations-3 Details 55:56
Mod-2 Lec-9 Pile Foundations-4 Details 55:28
Mod-2 Lec-10 Pile Foundations-5 Details 55:30
Mod-2 Lec-11 Pile Foundations-6 Details 56:4
Mod-2 Lec-12 Pile Foundations-7 Details 58:41
Mod-2 Lec-13 Machine Foundations-1 Details 54:12
Mod-2 Lec-14 Machine Foundations-2 Details 53:50
Mod-2 Lec-15 Machine Foundations-3 Details 56:29
Mod-2 Lec-16 Machine Foundations-4 Details 50:59
Mod-2 Lec-17 Well Foundations-1 Details 42:23
Mod-2 Lec-18 Well Foundations-2 Details 59:1
Mod-2 Lec-19 Well Foundations-3 Details 54:25
Mod-3 Lec-1 Foundation Engineering Details 50:58
Mod-3 Lec-2 Foundation Engineering Details 54:16
Mod-3 Lec-3 Foundation Engineering Details 57:21
Mod-3 Lec-4 Foundation Engineering Details 54:18
Mod-3 Lec-5 Foundation Engineering Details 56:43
Mod-3 Lec-6 Foundation Engineering Details 52:58
Mod-3 Lec-7 Foundation Engineering Details 57:16
Mod-3 Lec-8 Foundation Engineering Details 54:57
Mod-3 Lec-9 Foundation Engineering Details 54:31
Mod-3 Lec-10 Foundation Engineering Details 54:13
Mod-3 Lec-11 Foundation Engineering Details 58:32
Mod-3 Lec-12 Foundation Engineering Details 57:19
Mod-3 Lec-13 Foundation Engineering Details 57:12
Mod-3 Lec-14 Foundation Engineering Details 58:27

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