Soil Mechanics II
Instructor: Pelekis Panagiotis
Course code: 5603
Semester: 6ο
Course content:

  1. Flow of water in soils, Flow nets, Anisotropic soils. Discharge, pore pressures and seepage forces. Seepage effects and control.
  2. Bearing capacity theory, factors affecting bearing capacity.
  3. Lateral earth pressures, active and passive conditions, methods of computation. Factors affecting earth pressures.
  4. Slope stability, methods for homogeneous and layered soils, Taylor’s Method, methods of slices, effect of groundwater flow.
  5. Geotechnical explorations.

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