# Soil Mechanics

IIT Bombay, , Prof. B.V.S. Viswanadham

Updated On 02 Feb, 19

IIT Bombay, , Prof. B.V.S. Viswanadham

Updated On 02 Feb, 19

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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4.1 ( 11 )

Sam

Sep 12, 2018

Excellent course helped me understand topic that i couldn't while attendinfg my college.

Dembe

March 29, 2019

Great course. Thank you very much.