IntroductionFailure Envelopes; MC, HB, Tresca, Van-missesSpecial Soils: Sensitive clays, loesses, Bouldery soils, expansive soilsGeo-technical explorationInstrumentationSoil dynamics
Fundamentals of vibrations, vibration of elementary systems-mass, spring dashpot systems, various degrees of freedom, Propagation of wave in granular media;Dynamic properties of geo-materials, laboratory and field tests for evaluation of dynamic soil properties;Theories for vibration of foundations on elastic media;Analysis and design of foundations for hammers, reciprocating engines and turbo generators; dynamic stiffness of single pile and pile groups;
Design procedures for foundations with dynamic load and construction features; elastichomogeneous half space solutions,
lumped parameter solutions;
Vibration isolation and damping;
Large deformation problems: liquefaction of soils & cyclic mobility,
Underground structuresRock mechanicsStr Design consideration
It will look at the science and engineering involved in evaluating issues related toadvanced applications of Geotechnical Engineering.The course will culminate in a team project.
At the conclusion of the course, you should be able to:1.
Understand how science and engineering are used to evaluate and predict strengthenvelops.2.
Understand the special soils.3.
To relate the geo exploration with laboratory studies4.
Understand simple static and dynamic analysis and be able to evaluate the largestrain and small strain problems