# JNTUA B.TECH R 19 4-1 Syllabus For Geotechnical engineering -ii PDF 2022

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### Geotechnical engineering -ii Unit One

SOIL EXPLORATION:Need –Methods of soil exploration –Boring and Sampling methods –Field tests –Penetration Tests –Plate load test –Pressure meter –planning of Programme and preparation of soil investigation report

### Geotechnical engineering -ii Unit Two

SHALLOW FOUNDATIONS:Types –choice of foundation –Location of depth –Safe Bearing Capacity –Terzaghi`s, Meyerhoff‟s and Skempton`s Methods ALLOWABLE BEARING PRESSURE : Safe bearing pressure based on N-value –allowable bearing pressure; safe bearing capacity and settlement from plate load test –allowable settlements of structures –Settlement Analysis

### Geotechnical engineering -ii Unit Three

PILE FOUNDATION:Types of piles –Load carrying capacity of piles based on static pile formulae –Dynamic pile formulae –Pile load tests –Load carrying capacity of pile groups in sands and clays –Settlement of pile groups.WELL FOUNDATIONS:Types –Different shapes of wells –Components of wells –functions and Design Criteria –Sinking of wells –Tilts and shifts.

### Geotechnical engineering -ii Unit Four

EARTH SLOPE STABILITY:Infinite and finite earth slopes –types of failures –factor of safety of infinite slopes–stability analysis by Swedish arc method, standard method of slices, Bishop‟s Simplified method –Taylor‟s Stability Number-Stability of slopes of earth dams under different conditions.

### Geotechnical engineering -ii Unit Five

EARTH PRESSURE THEORIES: Rankine‟s theory of earth pressure –earth pressures in layered soils –Coulomb‟s earth pressure theory –Rebhann‟s and Culmann‟s graphical method RETAINING WALLS: Types of retaining walls –stability of retaining walls.

### Geotechnical engineering -ii Course Objectives

To know the necessity of soil exploration. To design the shallow foundations.To know and necessity of deep foundationsTo perform the stability analysis of slopes.To know the principles and design of earth retaining walls

### Geotechnical engineering -ii Course Outcomes

To enable the student to analyse shallow and deep foundations when subjected to various types of loadings.To enable the student to analyse slopes, retaining walls and well foundations.

### Geotechnical engineering -ii Text Books

1. C.Venkataramaiah, “Geotechnical Engineering”, New Age Pubilications. 2.Arora, “Soil Mechanics and Foundation Engineering”Standard Publishers and Distributors, Delhi3. B.C.Punmia, Ashok Kumar Jain and Arun Kumar Jain,Soil “Mechanics and Foundations” ,Laxmi, publications Pvt. Ltd., New Delhi

### Geotechnical engineering -ii Reference Books

1. Purushtoma Raj, “Soil Mechanics and Foundation Engineering”, Pearson Pubilications
2. Das, B.M., “Principles of Foundation Engineering”, 6thedition (Indian edition) Thomson Engineering(1999) 3. Varghese,P.C., “Foundation Engineering”,Prentice Hall of India., New Delhi.
4.V.N.S.Murthy, “Foundation Engineering”,CRC Press, New Delhi. 5. Bowles, J.E., “Foundation Analysis and Design”, 4thEdition, McGraw-Hill Publishing company, Newyork. 6.Manoj Dutta & Gulati S.K “Geotechnical Engineering”,Tata Mc.Grawhill Publishers New Delhi.(1988)