NOC:Unsaturated Soil Mechanics


Lecture 1 - Fundamental Aspects of Unsaturated Soil Mechanics and its Basic Principles


Lecture 2 - Phases of Unsaturated Soils-I


Lecture 3 - Phases of Unsaturated Soils-II


Lecture 4 - Equilibrium between Air and Water Phases


Lecture 5 - Capillary Phenomenon in Unsaturated Soils - I


Lecture 6 - Capillary Phenomenon in Unsaturated Soils - II


Lecture 7 - Summary: Fundamental Principles and Constitutive Relationships


Lecture 8 - Concept of Water Retention and Soil Water Characteristics - I


Lecture 9 - Concept of Water Retention and Soil Water Characteristics - II


Lecture 10 - Hydraulic conductivity functions and determination of state variables


Lecture 11 - Suction Measurement/Control Techniques - I


Lecture 12 - Suction Measurement/Control Techniques - II


Lecture 13 - Summary: Suction Measurement and Control Techniques


Lecture 14 - HCF Determination


Lecture 15 - SWCC and HCF Models


Lecture 16 - HCF Modelling


Lecture 17 - Fitting of SWCC and HCF modelling


Lecture 18 - Pedo-transfer Functions (PTF)


Lecture 19 - Steady-State Flow Through Soils


Lecture 20 - Steady-State and Transient Flow


Lecture 21 - Analytical Methods for Transient Flow - I


Lecture 22 - Analytical Methods for Transient Flow - II


Lecture 23 - Shear Strength of Unsaturated Soils


Lecture 24 - Suction-Controlled Direct Shear Test


Lecture 25 - Suction-Controlled Triaxial Test


Lecture 26 - Extended M-C Criterion - I


Lecture 27 - Extended M-C Criterion - II


Lecture 28 - Extended M-C Criterion - III


Lecture 29 - Concept of Suction Stress - I


Lecture 30 - Concept of Suction Stress - II


Lecture 31 - Concept of Suction Stress - III


Lecture 32 - Summary: Shear Strength of Unsaturated Soils and Introduction to Volume Change


Lecture 33 - Swelling Behaviour of Soils


Lecture 34 - Estimation of Swelling Pressure in the Laboratory and Behaviour of Collapsible soil


Lecture 35 - Volume Change Behaviour of Bentonite and Kaolin Clay


Lecture 36 - Demonstration of Various Experiments Related to Unsaturated Soil Mechanics