NIT Warangal Civil Engineering Syllabus ENVIRONMENTAL GEOTECHNICAL ENGINEERING
ENVIRONMENTAL GEOTECHNICAL ENGINEERING
Soil – Three phase system, Clay – the most active soil fraction; Ground Contamination – Sources of
contamination, chemical diffusion in soils; Classification of Soil and Susceptibility to Environment; Engineering
Properties of Soil due to Changing Environment – Engineering properties and environment; Soil Modification
by Environmental Changes – Stabilisation of soil by environmental changes, use of additives and their basic
mechanisms; Waste Containment – case studies.
1. David, D.E. and Koerner, R.M. Waste Containment Facilities, ASCE Press, Allied Pub. Pvt. Ltd., 2007.
2. James K. Mitchell, Fundamentals of Soil Behaviour, John Wiley and Sons, Inc., 1993.
3. Ramanatha Ayyar, T.S., Soil Engineering in Relation to Environment, Published by LBS Centre for Science
and Technology, Thiruvananthapuram, 2000.
4. Rao, G.V. and Sasidhar, R.S., Solid Waste Management and Engineered Landfills, Sai Master
Geoenvironmental Services Pvt. Ltd., Hyderabad, 2009.