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  • 1. Lovely Professional University, Punjab Course Code Course Title Course Planner CIV320 SOIL MECHANICS 15800::Mihir Lal Course Category Lectures Tutorials Practicals Credits Courses with numerical and conceptual focus 3.0 1.0 0.0 TextBooks Sr No Title Author Edition Year Publisher Name T-1 Geotechnical Engineering C. Venkatramiah 5th 2010 New Age international Ltd. T-2 Principles of Geotechnical Engineering B.M Das 6th 2010 Thomson Reference Books Sr No Title Author Edition Year Publisher Name R-1 Principles of Soil and Foundation Engineering VNS Murthy 3rd 2010 Marcel Dekker, NewYork. R-2 Basic and Applied Soil Mechanics Gopal Ranjan 3rd 2010 New Age international Ltd. R-3 Soil Mechanics and Foundations B.C Punmia 17th 2009 LAKSHMI PUBLICATION Other Reading Sr No Journals articles as Compulsary reading (specific articles, complete reference) OR-1 www.igsjournal.org/guidelines.html, soil mechanics and foundation engineering , , OR-2 www.springer.com/earth+sciences/journal/11204, , OR-3 www.geotechlinks.com/sm.php, Soil mechanics , , OR-4 www.geotechref.org/w/files/4/4d/Duncan_1994-OlmsteadDam.pdf, Settlement without wick drains is faster. , OR-5 http://nptel.iitm.ac.in/courses/105104132/7 , OR-6 http://ele.com/usa/index.php?option=com_content&view=article&id=81&Itemid=139 , , Relevant Websites Sr No (Web address) (only if relevant to the course) Salient Features RW-1 http://ocw.alfaisal.edu/OcwWeb/Civil-and-Environmental- Engineering/1-361Fall2004/LectureNotes/index.htm Advanced soil mechanics RW-2 en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Shear_strength_(soil) soil is a term used to describe the maximum strength of soil at which point significant plastic deformation or yielding occurs due to applied stresses. RW-3 www.ejge.com/2008/Ppr0878/Ppr0878.pdf Effective stresses in soil 4.0
  • 2. LTP week distribution: (LTP Weeks) Weeks before MTE 7 Weeks After MTE 7 Spill Over 3 Detailed Plan For Lectures Week Number Lecture Number Broad Topic(Sub Topic) Week 1 Lecture 1 Introduction to Soil and Soil Mechanics(Introduction) T-1:Chapter 1 OR-1 Introduction to Soil and Soil Mechanics(Fields of applications of Soil Mechanics) T-1:Chapter 1 Introduction to Soil and Soil Mechanics(Soil Formation) Week 2 Lecture 5 Definition of Soil and Soil mechanics and scope of study Importance of soil and soil mechanics in relation to civil engineering Power Point Presentation OR-2 Fields of application of soil mechanics Importance of soil and soil mechanics in relation to civil engineering Power Point Presentation T-1:Chapter 1 OR-3 Different types of soil and their formation Strength of different types of soils Power Point Presentation T-1:Chapter 1 OR-4 Basics of Residual soil and transported soils Knowledge about these Power Point types of soils Presentation Introduction to Soil and Soil Mechanics(Structure of Soils) T-1:Chapter 1 OR-5 Structure of different types of soil Structural aspects in White board teaching relation to construction of civil engineering structure T-1:Chapter 2 OR-6 Weight Volume Relationships Basic Terminologies related to weight volume relatioships Weight- Volume Relationships (Relationships involving Porosity Void Ratio Degree of Saturation and water content) T-1:Chapter 2 RW-1 Weight Volume Relationships Relationships involving White board teaching Porosity Void Ratio Degree of Saturation and water content Weight- Volume Relationships (Relationships involving unit weight grain specific gravity void ratio and degree of saturation) Lecture 4 Pedagogical Tool Demonstration/ Case Study / Images / animation / ppt etc. Planned Weight- Volume Relationships (Basic Terminologies related to weight volume relatioships) Lecture 3 Learning Outcomes Introduction to Soil and Soil Mechanics(Residual and Transported Soils) Lecture 2 Chapters/Sections of Text/reference books Other Readings, Lecture Description Relevant Websites, Audio Visual Aids, software and Virtual Labs T-1:Chapter 2 OR-1 Weight Volume Relationships Relationships involving White board teaching unit weight grain specific gravity void ratio and degree of saturation Weight- Volume Relationships (Unit phase diagram) T-1:Chapter 2 OR-1 Weight Volume Relationships Unit phase diagram Index Properties and Classification Tests(Unconfined compression strength and sensitivity of clays) T-1:Chapter 3 RW-1 Index Properties and Classification Tests Unconfined White board teaching compression strength and sensitivity of clays White board teaching White board teaching
  • 3. Week 2 OR-1 Index Properties and Classification Tests Thixotropy of clays T-1:Chapter 3 OR-5 Index Properties and Classification Tests Determination of water White board teaching content by oven drying method Index Properties and Classification Tests(Insitu determination of unit weight of soil by core cutter method) T-1:Chapter 3 OR-2 Index Properties and Classification Tests Insitu determination of White board teaching unit weight of soil by core cutter method T-1:Chapter 3 OR-5 Index Properties and Classification Tests Particle Size Distribution of Soil by Sieve Analysis Index Properties and Classification Tests(Consistency of clay soil) T-1:Chapter 3 OR-6 Index Properties and Classification Tests Consistency of clay soil White board teaching Index Properties and Classification Tests(Consistency Limits and Indices(Liquid Limit, Plastic Limit, Shrinkage Limit,Plasticity Index, Shrinkage Index ,Consistency Index, Liquidity Index)) Lecture 8 T-1:Chapter 3 Index Properties and Classification Tests(Particle Size Distribution of Soil by Sieve Analysis) Lecture 7 Index Properties and Classification Tests(Thixotropy of clays) Index Properties and Classification Tests(Determination of water content by oven drying method) Week 3 Lecture 6 T-1:Chapter 3 OR-1 Index Properties and Classification Tests Consistency Limits and White board teaching IndicesLiquid Limit, Plastic Limit, Shrinkage Limit,Plasticity Index, Shrinkage Index ,Consistency Index, Liquidity Index Lecture 9 Week 4 Lecture 10 White board teaching White board teaching Quiz,Test 1 OR-2 Index Properties and Classification Tests Determination of Liquid and Plastic Limit of Soil in the laboratory White board teaching T-1:Chapter 3 OR-4 Index Properties and Classification Tests Activity of Clays White board teaching Identifications and Classification of Soils(Field Identification of Soil) T-1:Chapter 4 OR-5 Identifications and Classification of Soils Field Identification of Soil White board teaching Identifications and Classification of Soils(Types of Classification Systems) T-1:Chapter 4 OR-6 Identifications and Classification of Soils Types of Classification Power Point Systems Presentation Identifications and Classification of Soils(Grain-size or Textural Classifications) Lecture 12 T-1:Chapter 3 Index Properties and Classification Tests(Activity of Clays) Lecture 11 Index Properties and Classification Tests(Determination of Liquid and Plastic Limit of Soil in the laboratory) T-1:Chapter 4 OR-6 Identifications and Classification of Soils Grainsize or Textural Classifications Power Point Presentation Identifications and Classification of Soils(Unified Soil Classification System) T-1:Chapter 4 OR-4 Identifications and Classification of Soils Unified Soil Classification System Power Point Presentation Identifications and Classification of Soils(Indian Standard Soil Classification System) T-1:Chapter 4 OR-5 Identifications and Classification of Soils Indian Standard Soil Classification System Power Point Presentation Soil Moisture- Permeability and Capillarity(Neutral and effective pressures) T-1:Chapter 5 OR-6 Soil Moisture Permeability and Capillarity Neutral and effective pressures White board teaching
  • 4. Week 5 Lecture 13 Soil Moisture Permeability and Capillarity Neutral and effective pressures White board teaching T-1:Chapter 5 OR-5 Soil Moisture Permeability and Capillarity Darcys Law White board teaching T-1:Chapter 5 OR-5 Soil Moisture Permeability and Capillarity Permeability of layered White board teaching soils Soil Moisture- Permeability and Capillarity(Permeability of layered soils) T-1:Chapter 5 OR-5 Soil Moisture Permeability and Capillarity Permeability of layered White board teaching soils Soil Moisture- Permeability and Capillarity(Superficial Velocity and Seepage Velocity) T-1:Chapter 5 RW-1 Soil Moisture Permeability and Capillarity Superficial Velocity and Seepage Velocity White board teaching Soil Moisture- Permeability and Capillarity(Constant-Head Permeameter) T-1:Chapter 5 OR-1 Soil Moisture Permeability and Capillarity ConstantHead Permeameter White board teaching Soil Moisture- Permeability and Capillarity(Falling or Variable Head Permeameter) Week 6 OR-6 Soil Moisture- Permeability and Capillarity(Permeability of layered soils) Lecture 15 T-1:Chapter 5 Soil Moisture- Permeability and Capillarity(Darcy's Law) Lecture 14 Soil Moisture- Permeability and Capillarity(Neutral and effective pressures) T-1:Chapter 5 OR-1 Soil Moisture Permeability and Capillarity Falling or Variable Head Permeameter White board teaching Lecture 16 Lecture 17 Quiz,Test 2 T-1:Chapter 5 OR-2 Soil Moisture Permeability and Capillarity Flow parallel and perpendicular to bedding plane White board teaching Soil Moisture- Permeability and Capillarity(Capillarity) T-1:Chapter 5 OR-3 Soil Moisture Permeability and Capillarity Capillarity White board teaching Soil Moisture- Permeability and Capillarity(Rise of water in Capillary Tubes) T-1:Chapter 5 OR-3 Soil Moisture Permeability and Capillarity Rise of water in Capillary Tubes White board teaching Lecture 18 Week 7 Soil Moisture- Permeability and Capillarity(Flow parallel and perpendicular to bedding plane) Soil Moisture- Permeability and Capillarity(Rise of water in Capillary Tubes) T-1:Chapter 5 OR-3 Soil Moisture Permeability and Capillarity Rise of water in Capillary Tubes White board teaching Lecture 19 Seepage and Flow Nets (Introduction) T-1:Chapter 6 OR-4 Seepage and Flow Nets Introduction White board teaching Seepage and Flow Nets(Flow Net for two dimensional flow) T-1:Chapter 6 OR-3 Seepage and Flow Nets Flow Net for two dimensional flow White board teaching Seepage and Flow Nets(Flow Net for one dimensional flow) T-1:Chapter 6 OR-5 Seepage and Flow Nets Flow Net for one dimensional flow White board teaching Seepage and Flow Nets(Flow Net for one dimensional flow) T-1:Chapter 6 OR-5 Seepage and Flow Nets Flow Net for one dimensional flow White board teaching Seepage and Flow Nets(Basics about flowlines and equipotential lines) T-1:Chapter 6 OR-5 Seepage and Flow Nets Basics about flowlines and equipotential lines White board teaching Seepage and Flow Nets(Quick Sand Condition) T-1:Chapter 6 OR-6 Seepage and Flow Nets Quick Sand Condition White board teaching Lecture 20
  • 5. Week 7 Lecture 20 Seepage and Flow Nets (Introduction) T-1:Chapter 6 OR-4 Seepage and Flow Nets Introduction White board teaching Lecture 21 Seepage and Flow Nets(Seepage Forces) T-1:Chapter 6 RW-1 Seepage and Flow Nets Seepage Forces White board teaching Seepage and Flow Nets(Critical Hydraulic Gradient) T-1:Chapter 6 OR-5 Seepage and Flow Nets Critical Hydraulic Gradient White board teaching Seepage and Flow Nets(Flow Net for one dimensional flow) T-1:Chapter 6 OR-5 Seepage and Flow Nets Flow Net for one dimensional flow White board teaching MID-TERM Week 8 Lecture 22 Week 10 Lecture 29 Compressibility and Consolidation of Soil Compressibility and White board teaching Consolidation of sands and clays Compressibility and Consolidation of Soil(Normally Consolidated and Overconsolidated soil) T-1:Chapter 7 OR-5 Compressibility and Consolidation of Soil Normally Consolidated White board teaching and Overconsolidated soil T-1:Chapter 7 OR-6 Compressibility and Consolidation of Soil Modulus of volume change and consolidation settlement White board teaching Compressibility and Consolidation of Soil(Evaluation of coefficient of consolidation) T-1:Chapter 7 OR-6 Compressibility and Consolidation of Soil Evaluation of coefficient of consolidation White board teaching T-1:Chapter 7 OR-5 Compressibility and Consolidation of Soil Secondary consolidation White board teaching Shearing Strength of Soils (Introduction) T-1:Chapter 8 OR-1 Shearing Strength of Soils Introduction White board teaching T-1:Chapter 8 OR-3 Shearing Strength of Soils Principal Planes and Principal Stresses Mohrs Circle White board teaching Shearing Strength of Soils(MohrColoumb Theory) T-1:Chapter 8 OR-4 Shearing Strength of Soils MohrColoumb Theory White board teaching T-1:Chapter 8 RW-1 Shearing Strength of Soils Shearing Strength tests White board teaching Shearing Strength of Soils(Direct Shear Test) T-1:Chapter 8 OR-2 Shearing Strength of Soils Direct Shear Test White board teaching T-1:Chapter 8 OR-5 Shearing Strength of Soils Triaxial Test White board teaching Shearing Strength of Soils(Vane Shear Test) T-1:Chapter 8 OR-6 Shearing Strength of Soils Vane Shear Test White board teaching Stress Distribution in Soils (Boussinesq's solution for point load, line load, strip load) Lecture 28 OR-3 Shearing Strength of Soils(Triaxial Test) Lecture 27 T-1:Chapter 7 Shearing Strength of Soils (Shearing Strength tests) Lecture 26 Compressibility of Soil White board teaching Shearing Strength of Soils (Principal Planes and Principal Stresses- Mohr's Circle) Lecture 25 Compressibility and Consolidation of Soil Compressibility and Consolidation of Soil(Secondary consolidation) Week 9 OR-1 Compressibility and Consolidation of Soil(Modulus of volume change and consolidation settlement) Lecture 24 T-1:Chapter 7 Compressibility and Consolidation of Soil(Compressibility and Consolidation of sands and clays) Lecture 23 Compressibility and Consolidation of Soil(Compressibility of Soil) T-1:Chapter 10 OR-6 Shearing Strength of Soils Boussinesqs solution White board teaching for point load, line load, strip load Stress Distribution in Soils (Westergaard's Theory) T-1:Chapter 10 OR-5 Stress Distribution in Soils Westergaards Theory White board teaching
  • 6. Week 10 Lecture 29 Stress Distribution in Soils (Uniform Load on Rectangular Area) T-1:Chapter 10 OR-6 Lecture 30 Week 11 Lecture 31 Stress Distribution in Soils Uniform Load on Rectangular Area White board teaching Quiz,Test 3 Stress Distribution in Soils (Newmark's Chart) T-1:Chapter 10 OR-5 Stress Distribution in Soils Newmarks Chart White board teaching Stress Distribution in Soils (Uniform load on circular area) T-1:Chapter 10 OR-1 Stress Distribution in Soils Uniform load on circular area White board teaching Stability of Earth Slopes (Introduction related to Slope Stability) T-1:Chapter 9 OR-2 Stability of Earth Slopes Introduction related to Slope Stability Power Point presentation Stability of Earth Slopes(Infinite Slopes) T-1:Chapter 9 OR-3 Stability of Earth Slopes Infinite Slopes Power Point presentation Stability of Earth Slopes(Finite Slopes) T-1:Chapter 9 OR-5 Stability of Earth Slopes Finite Slopes Power Point presentation Stability of Earth Slopes(Friction Circle Method) T-1:Chapter 9 OR-4 Stability of Earth Slopes Friction Circle Method White board teaching Stability of Earth Slopes(Taylors Method) T-1:Chapter 9 OR-3 Stability of Earth Slopes Taylors Method White board teaching Stability of Earth Slopes(Finding the Factor of Safety of Slopes) T-1:Chapter 9 OR-5 Stability of Earth Slopes Finding the Factor of Safety of Slopes White board teaching Settlement Analysis(Settlement in Cohesive Soil) T-1:Chapter 11 OR-3 Settlement Analysis Settlement in Cohesive White board teaching Soil Settlement Analysis(Consolidation Settlement) T-1:Chapter 11 OR-4 Settlement Analysis Consolidation Settlement Lecture 36 Settlement Analysis(Secondary Settlement) T-1:Chapter 11 OR-5 Spill over Spill over Lecture 37 Settlement Analysis(Factors affecting settlement) T-1:Chapter 11 OR-5 Settlement Analysis Factors affecting settlement White board teaching Settlement Analysis(Remedial measures against harmful settlement) T-1:Chapter 11 OR-5 Settlement Analysis Remedial measures against harmful settlement White board teaching Lecture 38 Settlement Analysis(Contact Pressure and Active zone from the pressure bulb concept) T-1:Chapter 11 OR-5 Settlement Analysis Contact Pressure and Active zone from the pressure bulb concept White board teaching Lecture 39 Compaction of Soils(CompactionIntroductory concept) T-1:Chapter 12 OR-5 Compaction of Soils Compaction Introductory concept White board teaching Compaction of Soils(Moisture content-dry density relationship) T-1:Chapter 12 OR-5 Compaction of Soils Moisture contentdry density relationship White board teaching Compaction of Soils(Laboratory Compaction Tests) T-1:Chapter 12 OR-5 Compaction of Soils Laboratory Compaction White board teaching Tests Lecture 40 Compaction of Soils(Proctor Compaction Test) T-1:Chapter 12 OR-4 Spill over spill over Lecture 41 Compaction of Soils(Modified Proctor Compaction Test) T-1:Chapter 12 RW-1 Compaction of Soils Modified Proctor Compaction Test Lecture 32 Lecture 33 Week 12 Lecture 34 Lecture 35 Week 13 Week 14 White board teaching White board teaching
  • 7. Week 14 Lecture 42 Compaction of Soils(Types of Insitu compaction equipments) T-1:Chapter 12 OR-5 Compaction of Soils Types of Insitu White board teaching compaction equipments Compaction of Soils(Compaction Vs Consolidation) T-1:Chapter 12 OR-5 Compaction of Soils Compaction Vs Consolidation White board teaching SPILL OVER Week 15 Lecture 43 Spill Over Lecture 44 Spill Over Lecture 45 Spill Over Scheme for CA: Component Frequency Quiz,Test Out Of 2 Each Marks Total Marks 3 Total :- 10 20 10 20 Details of Academic Task(s) AT No. Objective Topic of the Academic Task Nature of Academic Task (group/individuals/field work Evaluation Mode Allottment / submission Week Test 1 To test the knowledge of students about the basic concepts of soil mechanics and its application to Civil Engineering Field applications of soil mechanics, Weight- Volume relation relationships, Residual and Transported soils, 3-phase diagram of soil ,Relationships involving Porosity Void Ratio Degree of Saturation and water content,Unit phase diagram Individual Manual 2/3 Test 2 To test the knowledge of students related to soil classifications, permeability of soils by constant and variable head and details about capillarity Activity of clays, Field identification of soils, Types of Individual classifications systems, Indian standard soil classification system, Darcy's law, neutral and effective pressures, Permeabilities of layered soils , constant and variable head permeameter and Capillarity Manual 4/5 Quiz 1 To test the knowledge of students about various soil tests conducted before construction of civil engineering structures and their importance . Flowlines and Equipotential lines, Quicksand conditions, Seepage Individual Forces, Critical hydraulic gradient, Compressibility and consolidation of soils, Evaluation of coefficient of consolidation , Secondary consolidation, Mohr's Circle, Direct Shear test, Vane Shear test, Triaxial test Manual 8/9
  • 8. Plan for Tutorial: (Please do not use these time slots for syllabus coverage) Tutorial No. Lecture Topic Type of pedagogical tool(s) planned (case analysis,problem solving test,role play,business game etc) Tutorial 1 Structure of soils, Weight Volume relationships, 3Phase diagrams Problem solving Tutorial 2 Relationships involving Porosity Void Ratio Degree of Saturation and water content,Unit phase diagram,Unconfined compression strength and sensitivity of clays Problem solving Tutorial 3 Insitu determination of unit weight of soil by core cutter method,Particle Size Distribution of Soil by Sieve Analysis Consistency of clay soil Problem solving Tutorial 4 Consistency Limits and Indices(Liquid Limit, Plastic Problem solving Limit, Shrinkage Limit,Plasticity Index, Shrinkage Index ,Consistency Index, Liquidity Index),Activity of Clays Tutorial 5 Neutral and effective pressures, Darcy's Law, Permeability of layered soils . Problem solving Tutorial 6 Constant-Head Permeameter, Variable or falling head permeameter Problem solving Tutorial 7 Rise of water in capillary tube, Critical hydraulic gradient, Quicksand conditions Problem solving Tutorial 8 Modulus of volume change, Evaluation of coefficient of consolidation Problem solving Tutorial 9 Mohr's Circle , Mohr's-Coloumb theory , Direct Shear Test, Triaxial Test Problem solving Tutorial 10 Vane Shear Test , Boussinesq's Solution for point load, Problem solving line load and strip load , Westergaard's Solution Tutorial 11 Uniform load on circular area, Finite and Infinite slopes, Problem solving Friction Circle method Tutorial 12 Finding factor of safety of slopes, Settlement in cohesive soils, Consolidation settlement , secondary settlement Problem solving Tutorial 13 Contact Pressure , Active zone from pressure bulb concept, Compaction problem Problem solving Tutorial 14 Proctor Compaction Test , Modified Proctor Compaction Problem solving Test , Moisture content - dry density problems After Mid-Term

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