CSVTU, B.E. VII Semester, CIVIL Engineering,Geotechnical Processes Syllabus

Chhattisgarh Swami Vivekanand Technical University, Bhilai

Semester: 7th  Branch: Civil Engineering

Subject: Geotechnical Processes Code: 320756 (20)

Unit 1


Methods, selection, analysis and design of dewatering system.

Unit 2


Types of grouts and their properties; Methods of grouting; Grout selection and control.

Unit 3


Diffused double layer theory of compaction; Methods of compaction; Engineering properties of compacted

soil; Field compaction and its control.

Unit 4

Soil Stabilisation

Stabilisation using chemical additives and other methods.

Unit 5

Reinforced Earth

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)



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