NIT Surathkal Syllabus Department of Civil Engineering
CV253 SOIL MECHANICS (3-1-0) 4
Soil formation, Three phase system, Index properties of soils, Soil classification, Hydraulics of soils,
Stress distribution in soils, Soil compaction, One dimensional consolidation, Effective stress and pore
water pressure, Shear strength of soils.
T.W.Lambe and R.V.Whitman, Soil Mechanics, John Wiley and Sons, Inc, Newyork.
V.N.S.Murthy, Soil Mechanics and Foundation Engineering, Dhanpat Roy and Sons, New-Delhi.
Relevant IS Codes(Latest editions).