1.   Groundwater flow     

Flow nets, anisotropic soils, discharge, pore water pressure, seepage forces.

2.   Bearing capacity        

Theories and computation methods, factors influencing bearing capacity.

3.   Earth pressures

Active and passive conditions, methods to compute and factors influencing earth pressures.

4.   Slope stability

Methods of analysis, homogeneous and layered soils, effect of groundwater flow, the friction circle method, methods of slices., compaction energy, methods for soil compaction