Academic Year 2020/2021 - 3° Year
Teaching Staff: Ernesto MOTTA
Credit Value: 9
Scientific field: ICAR/07 - Geotechnics
Taught classes: 42 hours
Exercise: 45 hours
Term / Semester:

Learning Objectives

The aim of the course is the knowledge of soil behaviour with respect to the applied loads

Course Structure

theoretical lessons end design examples

Should teaching be carried out in mixed mode or remotely, it may be necessary to introduce changes with respect to previous statements, in line with the programme planned and outlined in the syllabus.

Detailed Course Content

Soil properties; principle of effective stress; Theory of seepage; One-dimensional consolidation theory; shear strength of soils; laboratory tests to determene shearh strength and soil deformability; choice of geotechnical parameters; Plastic equilibrium of soil; Rankine theory of active and passive earth pressure; Coulomb theory; retaining walls; bearing capacity of shallow and deep foundations; Slope stability

Textbook Information

Lancellotta Renato “ Geotecnica”. Ed. Zanichelli