BE Civil Engineering Semester 8 (BE Fourth Year)University of Mumbai

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Soil Dynamics Semester 8 (BE Fourth Year) BE Civil Engineering University of Mumbai Topics and Syllabus

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100.00 Vibration of Elementary System
  • Vibration of elementary system,
  • degree of freedom, analysis of system with one degree of freedom,
  • spring-mass system,
  • harmonic vibration,
  • uniform circular motion natural frequency,
  • free and forced vibrations with and without damping,
  • type of damping
200.00 Wave Propagation in Elastic Rods
  • Wave propagation in elastic rods, in an elastic infinite medium and in semi elastic half space, wave generated by surface footing.
300.00 Liquefaction of Soils
  • Liquefaction of soils,
  • criterion and factors affecting liquefaction of soil,
  • laboratory and field studies on liquefaction,
  • liquefaction studies in oscillatory simple shear,
  • evaluation of liquefaction potentials, liquefaction of clay.
400.00 Principles of Machine Foundation Design
  • Principles of machine foundation design,
  • criteria for satisfactory machine foundation,
  • degree of freedom of a block foundation analysis of vertical and sliding vibration of a machine foundation,
  • mass of soil participating in vibration.
500.00 Vibration Isolation and Screening Methods
  • Vibration isolation and screening methods,
  • improvement of distressed machine foundation.
600.00 Field and Laboratory Tests for Evaluation of Dynamic Properties of Soil
  • Field and laboratory tests for evaluation of dynamic properties of soil under vertical vibration coefficient of elastic uniform shear,
  • spring constant damping modulus of elasticity typical values of soils.
700.00 Basics of Dynamic Earth Pressure
  • Basics of dynamic earth pressure on retaining walls: conventional gravity type,
  • reinforced soils,
  • distribution of pressure,
  • point of application of the resultant, simple examples.
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