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1

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

Nine
2

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

Four
3

Soil-water Statics;
Concept of Effective Stress

Two
4

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

Ten
5

Stresses in soil from surface loads; Boussinesq theory; Newmark’s chart

Five
6

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

Eight
7

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

Ten
8

Earth Pressure theories- Retaining walls; Anchored bulkheads

Eight
9

Stability of slopes; Infinite/Finite Slope Stability Analysis.

Four

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