GEOTECHNICAL ENGINEERING - II | Module 1 P1| S5 Civil KTU 2019 Scheme| Earth Pressure| CET305

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GEOTECHNICAL ENGINEERING - II
KTU S5 Civil 2019 Scheme
CET305
Module 1 Syllabus:
Earth pressure : Earth pressure - At rest, active and passive earth pressures - Practical examples
Rankine’s theory – Earth pressure and point of application for cohesionless and cohesive soils -
Influence of surcharge and water table on earth pressure - Numerical problems - Earth pressure with
layered backfill - Numerical problems - Coulomb’s theory [no derivation required] – Comparison of
Rankine’s and Coulomb’s theory
Foundation – General Considerations : Functions of foundations - definition of shallow and deep
foundation - Selection of type of foundation - Different types of shallow foundations - advantages
and limitations of various types of shallow foundations
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