CEE 6504 : THEORETICAL SOIL MECHANICS
Course Description :

Constitutive Laws for Soils, nonlinear elastic and plastic models. Consolidation, inverted systems and drains, approximate three-dimensional theories and Biot's poro-elastic formulation. Plastic equilibrium in soils. Sokolovski's method of characteristics, applications to earth pressure, bearing capacity and slope stability problems. Analysis of machine foundation problems, elastic waves through soils, dynamic properties of soils.

Specific Course Objectives :
    Hours & Credits :
    3H, 3C
    Semester Offered :
    Spring
    Course Comment :
    This course is offered in the spring in alternate years.