Chhattisgarh Swami Vivekanand Technical University, Bhilai
Semester: 7th Branch: Civil Engineering
Subject: Geotechnical Processes Code: 320756 (20)
Methods, selection, analysis and design of dewatering system.
Types of grouts and their properties; Methods of grouting; Grout selection and control.
Diffused double layer theory of compaction; Methods of compaction; Engineering properties of compacted
soil; Field compaction and its control.
Stabilisation using chemical additives and other methods.
Concept, materials, application and design of reinforced earth wall.
Name of Text Books:
Modern Geotechnical Engineering – Alam Singh (IBT Publishers, Delhi, 1987)
Analysis and Design of Substructures – Swami Saran (Oxford and IBH, New Delhi, 1996)
Name of Reference Books:
Foundation Design and Construction (5
Edition) – Tomlinson, M.J. (ELBS, Singapore, 1988)
Foundation Engineering (Ed.) – Leonards, G.A. (McGraw Hill, New York, 1962)
Geotechnical Engineering – Lee, I.K., White, W. and Ingles, O.G. (Pitman, Marshfield, Mass (U.S.A.), 1983)