Geotechnical engineering-1 lecture notes/ebook pdf download for civil


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Here i am uploading some high quality notes for the subject Geo-Technical Engineering-1. These notes are really good and will definitely help you prepare well for this subject's semester exam.

Topics Covered in Geo-Technical Engineering-1 Notes, Ebook for Civil Engineers:

Module,I - Introduction: Origin of soils, formation of soils, clay mineralogy and soil structure, basic terminology and their relations, index properties of soils.

Module, II - Permeability: Darcy's law, permeability, factors affecting permeability, determination of permeability (laboratory and field methods), permeability of stratified soil deposits. Estimation of yield from wells.

Module, III - Soil compaction: Compaction mechanism, factors affecting compaction, effect of compaction on soil properties, density moisture content relationship in compaction test, standard and modified proctor compaction tests, field compaction methods, relative compaction, compaction control.

Module,IV - Shear strength of soils: Mohr's stress circle, theory of failure for soils, determination of shear strength (direct shear test, tri-axial compression test, unconfined compression test, van shear test), shear characteristics of cohesionless soils and cohesive soils.

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