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Soil Mechanics

1.Properties of Soils Phase Diagram Water Content Void Ratio Porosity Degree of Saturation Air Content %Void Unit Weight Specific gravity Relaive Density (Id) Some important relationShips Method of Determination of water content Oven Drying Method Pycnometer Method Calcium carbide Method/Rapid Moister meter method Sand Bath method Tortion balance moisture Meter method Alcohol method Determination of specific gravity of soil solids Method of determinaton of insitu unit weight Core-cutter method sand Replacement method Water displacement method Grain size Distribution Consistency of clays: Atterberg limits Plasticity index (IP) Relative Consistenscy or consistency index (Ic) Liquidity index(IL) Toughness index (It) Shrinkage ratio (SR) Stress-Strain curve for different consistency states 2.Soil classification Soil Classification 3.Permiability Permiability of Soil Darcy's Law Constant head Permeability Test Falling Head Permeability test Kozney Karman Equation Allen Hazen Equation LioudensEquation Capillary Permiability test Permeabilty of starified soil Coefficient of absolute permeability(K0) 4.Well Hydraulics Specific yield(Sy) Specific retension Coefficient of transmissibility Unconfined Aquifer confined Aquifer Sperical flow through well Pumping in test Open well (Recuperation test) Values of Permeability 5.Compressibility and consolidation Cofficient of Compressibility(av) Cofficient of Compression(CC) Over Coolidation ratio Differential equation of 1-D Consolidation Cofficent of volume Compresiblity Comression modulus Degree of consolidation Time factor Method to find Cv Compession ratio Total Settlement 6.Seepage Analysis Seepage Pressure and seepage force Effective Stresses Quick Sand Condition Laplace Equation of two dimensional flow and flow net Seepage discharge (q) Phreatic line 7.Compaction of soil Optimum moisture content Comparison of standard & modified Proctor test Compection Equipments Compection Tests 8.Stress Distribution of soil Boussinesq's Theory Westergaard's Theory Boussinesq's Results Westergaard's Results Newmark's chart method Approximate method Equivalent load method Trapezoidal method Stress Isobar method 9.Shear strength of soil Shear strength Mohr Columb's Theory Direct Shear stress Triaxial shear test Uncofined Compression test Vane Shear test Pore Pressure Parameter 10.Retaining wall/Earth Pressure Theories Contrasting points of Active and passive pressures earth pressure at rest Active earth pressure Passive earth pressure Active earth pressure by Rankline Theory Active earth pressure for cohesive Soil Passive earth pressure for cohesive Soil 11.Stability analysis of slopes Factor of safety w.r.t Shear strength (Fs) Factor of safety w.r.t Shear Cohession (Fc) Stability of Infinit slopes Stability analysis of finite slopes 12.Sheet pile walls Sheet Pile Walls Embeded in sands sheet pile walls Embeded in clay 13.Shallow foundation and Bearing Capicity Bearing capicity Gross Pressure Intensity Net Pressure Intensity Net Ultimate bearing capicity Net safe bearing capicity Safe bearing capicity Method to determine bearing capicity Rankines method Bells Theory Fellinious Method Prandtl method Terzagi method Skempton method Meyorhoff's method Effect of water table Plate load test Housels Approach Standard Penetration test Pecks Equations IS Code method Meyer-hoffs equation Cone Penetration test 14.Deep Foundation Bearing capicity of piles Under Reamed pile Group Action pile 15.Soil Stabilization Stabilization of soils Defferential free soil test 16.Soil Exploration Soil sample and sampler Sesmic method

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