14.532 Theoretical Soil Mechanics

Theoretical Soil Mechanics

Course Details
Min Credits 3
Max Credits 3
Course ID 3024
Status Active

Development and solution of the theories important in geotechnical engineering. Analytical and approximate methods of solution including finite element and finite difference. Elasticity theory for stress distributions. Upper and lower bound theory applied to retaining structures and shallow foundations. Soil structure interaction. Seepage and consolidation theory.