Università degli Studi di Napoli "Parthenope"

Teaching schedule

Academic year: 
2014/2015
Belonging course: 
Course of Bachelor's Degree Programme on CIVIL AND ENVIRONMENTAL ENGINEERING
Location: 
Napoli
Disciplinary sector: 
GEOTECHNICS (ICAR/07)
Credits: 
9
Year of study: 
3
Teachers: 
Cycle: 
First Semester
Hours of front activity: 
72

Language

Course description

The objective of the course is to give to the students the basis knowledge of Soil Mechanics

Prerequisites

Mechanics of Soilds and of Fluids

Syllabus

Physical properties of Soils
Principle of Effective stresses
Seepage
Drained and Undrained conditions
Oedometer tests
Direct shear test
Triaxial tests
Shear strength
Limit analysis and Limit equilibrium
In situ tests

Teaching Methods

Textbooks

J. Atkinson: Soil Mechanics and Foundation Engineering. McGraw Hill

Learning assessment

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