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Description: 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; Effective stress; Capillarity phenomenon in soils. Flow through soils; Quick sand condition; Permeability and methods for its determination; Flownets. Stresses in soil from surface loads; Boussinesq theory; Westergaards theory; Newmarks chart, Contact pressures.
Resources: OpenCourseware from Inda, MIT, UC Berkeley, Stanford along with many of the World's finest University's.
Language: English
Professors: Michael Williams
Units: 57
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