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Advanced Soil Mechanics

This class presents the application of principles of soil mechanics. It considers the following topics: the origin and nature of soils; soil classification; the effective stress principle; hydraulic conductivity and seepage; stress-strain-strength behavior of cohesionless and cohesive soils and application to lateral earth stresses; bearing capacity and slope stability; consolidation theory and settlement analysis; and laboratory and field methods for evaluation of soil properties in design practice.

Topic:

Education

Organization:

MIT OpenCourseWare

Price:

free

Dates:

Open anytime

Certificate Granted

No

Language:

English

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Content ID:

274


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