Soil Reinforcement &Geosynthetics(GT808)

Course Name: 

Soil Reinforcement &Geosynthetics(GT808)

Programme: 

M.Tech (Geotechnical Engineering)

Semester: 

First

Category: 

Elective Courses (Ele)

Credits (L-T-P): 

(3-0-0) 3

Content: 

Historical background, RCC, Vidalean concept of reinforced earth, Mechanisms, Types of reinforcements, Backfill soil properties, soil-reinforcement interaction studies, Internal and external stability criteria, Design principles ofsteep reinforced soil slopes, reinforced earth walls, MSE walls, reinforced soil footings, pavements, embankments on soft soils, geosynthetic clay liners, construction details; geosynthetic materials, functions, property characterization, testing methods for geosynthetics. Recent research & developments.

References: 

1. Koerner, R.M., Designing with geosynthetics, Prentice Hall Inc. 2. Jones, C.J.F.P., Earth Reinforcement and Soil Structures, Butterworths, Lodon.

Department: 

Civil Engineering
 

Contact us

Dr. Varghese George, Professor and Head
Department of Civil Engineering, NITK, Surathkal
P. O. Srinivasnagar, Mangalore - 575 025
Karnataka, India.

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