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Professional Experience -> Classes

Undergraduate Courses

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CE 206 Geotechnical Engineering I
Introduction; Water-Air void relationship, Soil grain and soil aggregate properties; Index properties including consistency limits and grain size distribution; Identification and classification of soils; Clay mineralogy; Permeability of soils; Effective stress law; Seepage forces and quick sand phenomenon; Seepage through solid including flow net diagrams; Capillarity of soils; Stress distribution in soils; Compaction of soils; Consolidation theory, Stress history and settlement in soils; Shear Strength of soils.
 
2
CE 301 Geotechnical Engineering II
Site investigation and subsoil exploration: Earth pressure theories, Retaining walls, sheet piles and bulk-heads, Earth pressure in open cuts; Stability of slopes; Bearing capacity of soils; Shallow foundations, Footings and rafts; Deep foundations; Introduction to Soil dynamics.
 
3
CE 445 Ground Improvement
Properties of weak Soils like soft clay, loose sand. Problems associated with weak deposit. Requirements of ground improvements. Methods of ground improvement like stone column, compaction piles, Dynamic compaction. Vertical drains and preloading; Chemical stabilization; Deep explosion; Use of geotextile and modern materials; Control of improvement; Field instrumentation; Design and analysis for bearing capacity and settlement of improved deposits.
 

Graduate Courses

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CE 537 Geotechnics for Infrastructure
Types of foundations for industrial structures; Design of deep foundations for heavy structures and railway and highway bridges; Foundations for transmission line towers, storage tanks, silos, chimneys etc., Site investigation for infrastructure projects; Excavation scheme; Sheet piles and cofferdams; Design of dewatering systems; Construction equipments.
 
2
CE 531 Advanced Soil Mechanics
Soil aggregate and classification; Clay mineralogy; Permeability, Steady state flow, Seepage, Flow nets, Design of filters. Shear strength of cohesive and cohesion less soils: Stress-Strain behaviour, Drained and undrained shear strength of soils; Stress-pore pressure relationships; Critical void ratio. Stress paths; Relationships between effective stress-water content; Hvorslev's strength parameters. Transient Flow: 1D and generalised consolidation theories, Primary and secondary consolidation settlements; Corrections to 1-d consolidation settlements; Stress path method for settlement computations.
 
3
CE 533 Advanced Foundation Engineering
Foundation classification; Choice of foundations; Bearing capacity and settlement analysis of shallow foundations like footings and rafts, Deep foundations like piles, piers and Caissons; Foundations on expansive soils, laterites, fills and rock; Construction aspects of foundations; Shoring and underpinning; Groundwater lowering and drainage; Legal aspects of foundation engineering; Field tests in foundation engineering including instrumentation for monitoring of foundation
 
4
CE 658 Earth and Rockfill Dams
Foundation Exploration, Studies of Construction Materials, Factors Influencing Design, Types of Dams, Design of Earth and Rockfill Dams, Stability Analysis of Dams, Special Design Problems, Seepage Analysis, Construction methods of Embankment, Treatment of Foundations, Maintenance of Earth Dams, Including the measurement of pore pressures, Stability under earthquake conditions.
 
5
CE 530 Applied Soil Mechanics
Theory of arching in soils and its applications in tunnel, conduits, silos, Earth pressures and design of retaining walls; Braced excavations and open cuts; Sheet piles and Anchored bulkheads, Cofferdams and their design; Diaphragm walls, Bored pile walls and Prestressed ground anchors; Non-conventional retaining systems, Stability analysis and design Earth dams and embankments.