Learning Path

Non-Linear: Random Order

About the Course

Course Description

This course provides students with Concept of Nature of soil, Phase relationships, BIS Classification system, Theory, comparison of laboratory and field compaction methods, Factors influencing permeability of soils, Components of settlement ,Immediate and consolidation settlement and Computation of rate of settlement

Objectives 

1.Will familiarize about Shear strength of cohesive and cohesion less soils

2.Will demonstrate Measurement of shear strength, direct shear

3.Will develop Triaxial compression

Prerequisite

There is no particular prerequisite to learn Introduction to Soil Mechanics you will be able to do very well, if you have these basic skills: 

1. Good Analytics Skills

2. Good Understanding Skills

3. Good Communication Skills

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Course Study Materials
Module 1: Soil Classification and Compaction
  • 1.1 Nature of soil
  • 1.2 Phase relationships
  • 1.3 Problems
  • 1.4 BIS Classification system
  • 1.5 Theory, comparison of laboratory and field compaction methods
  • Soil Classification and Compaction 10 Questions
Module 2: Soil Water and Water Flow
  • 2.1 Soil water
  • 2.2 Capillary stress
  • 2.3 Factors influencing permeability of soils
  • Soil Water and Water Flow 10 Questions
Module 3: Stress Distribution and Settlement
  • 3.1 Stress distribution
  • 3.2 Boussinesq theory
  • 3.3 Components of settlement ,Immediate and consolidation settlement
  • 3.4 Computation of rate of settlement
  • 3.5 √t and log t methods
  • Stress Distribution and Settlement 10 Questions
Module 4: Sheer Strength
  • 4.1 Shear strength of cohesive and cohesion less soils
  • 4.2 Measurement of shear strength, direct shear
  • 4.3 Triaxial compression
  • 4.4 UCC and Vane shear tests
  • Sheer Strength 10 Questions
Module 5: Slope Stability
  • 5.1 Slope failure mechanisms
  • 5.2 Total stress analysis for saturated clay
  • 5.3 Fellenius method
  • 5.4 Use of stability number
  • Slope Stability 10 Questions
Final Assessment
  • Final Assessment 20 Questions

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  • Students are required to take online assessments with eProctoring.
  • Students will be assessed both at the end of each module and at the end of the Course.
  • Students scoring a minimum of 50% in the assessments are considered for Certifications
certificate
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Soil Mechanics