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This section is part of: Athanasopoulos, G. A. (2021) "Online Lecture Notes on Soil Mechanics", Geoengineer.org, DOI: https://doi.org/10.48246/GEOENG-EDU-001

- Chapter 1: Physical Properties of Soils
- Chapter 2: Stresses in Soils
- Chapter 3: Flow of Water through Soil
- Chapter 4: Soil Deformations
- Chapter 5: Shear Strength of Soils
- Chapter 6: Soil Compaction
- Chapter 7: Earth Pressures
- Chapter 8: Slope Stability
- Chapter 9: Bearing Capacity

Geostatic stresses When the soil has a horizontal surface and there is no horizontal variabilit...

Stress Tensor σij = stress tensor i,j = 1,2,3 i = j → normal stress (σ) i ≠ j → shear...

To solve the problem of the stress distribution in the soil, induced by a surcharge at the su...

In continuation to the previous article about Soil Shear Strength, which was published in VertekCPT...

Overburden Stress, also called Vertical Stress or Overburden Pressure, is the pressure imposed on a...

Prof. William A. Kitch of Angelo State University has prepared a comprehensive manual for the most...

Soil mechanics is a scientific field of the civil engineering discipline that studies the mechanica...

Chapter 7: Earth Pressures7.2. Coulomb Theory (1776)7.1. Rankine Theory (1857)7.3. Graphical Methods7.4. Types of Retaining Structures7.5. Example ProblemsOnline Lecture Notes on Soil Mechanics2.1. Normal and Shear Stress2.2. Stresses as a result of the soil self-weight2.3. Stresses due to a load surcharge on the Ground Surface2.4. Example ProblemsChapter 9: Bearing Capacity of Shallow Foundations Updated9.1. Bearing Capacity Updated9.2. Example Problems UpdatedChapter 3: Flow of Water through Soil3.1. One Dimensional Flow3.2. Two Dimensional Flow3.3. Graphical Generation of Flow Nets

Apr, 30, 2020 | Education #### Soil Compaction Test

May, 28, 2020 | Education #### Direct Shear Test

Mar, 21, 2020 | Education #### Step-by-Step Guide for Grain Size Analysis

Mar, 22, 2020 | Education #### Atterberg Limits

May, 07, 2020 | Education #### Soil Consolidation and Oedometer Test

Mar, 18, 2020 | Education #### Standard Penetration Testing (SPT)

Oct, 21, 2019 | Education #### Unconfined Compression Test

Jan, 01, 2021 | Education #### 7.5. Example Problems