Academic Year 2016/2017 - 3° Year
Teaching Staff: Ernesto MOTTA
Credit Value: 9
Scientific field: ICAR/07 - Geotechnics
Taught classes: 54 hours
Term / Semester:

Learning Objectives

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

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