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    The app is a complete free handbook of Soil Mechanics with diagrams and graphs. It is part of Civil engineering education which brings important topics, notes, news & blog on the subject. The App serves as a quick reference guide of Soil Mechanics as engineering subject.

    It covers 213 topics of Soil Mechanics in detail. These 213 topics are divided into 5 units.

    The app is a free handbook for easy understanding and faster learning of the subject.Soil mechanics is usually a part of civil engineering domain.

    All topics are like flashcard which is easy to browse and revise the topics specially at the time of exams and interviews. Some of the topics Covered in this application are:

    1. GEOTECHNICAL LESSONS FROM FAILURES
    2. GEOLOGICAL CHARACTERISTICS AND PARTICLE SIZES OF SOILS
    3. BASIC GEOLOGY
    4. Composition of the Earth’s Crust
    5. COMPOSITION OF SOILS
    6. Surface Forces and Adsorbed Water
    7. DETERMINATION OF PARTICLE SIZE OF SOILS
    8. Particle Size of Fine-Grained Soils
    9. COMPARISON OF COARSE-GRAINED AND FINE-GRAINED SOILS
    10. INTRODUCTION OF SOILS INVESTIGATION
    11. PHASES OF A SOILS INVESTIGATION
    12. SOILS EXPLORATION PROGRAM
    13. Soil Identification in the Field
    14. Soil Sampling
    15. Groundwater Conditions
    16. Types of In Situ or Field Tests
    17. PHASE RELATIONSHIPS
    18. PHYSICAL STATES AND INDEX PROPERTIES OF FINE-GRAINED SOILS
    19. DETERMINATION OF THE LIQUID, PLASTIC, AND SHRINKAGE LIMITS
    20. SOIL CLASSIFICATION SCHEMES
    21. Importance of soil compaction
    22. INTERPRETATION OF PROCTOR TEST RESULTS
    23. FIELD COMPACTION
    24. HEAD AND PRESSURE VARIATION IN A FLUID AT REST
    25. DARCY’S LAW
    26. FLOW PARALLEL TO SOIL LAYERS
    27. DETERMINATION OF THE HYDRAULIC CONDUCTIVITY
    28. Falling-Head Test
    29. Pumping Test to Determine the Hydraulic Conductivity
    30. GROUNDWATER LOWERING BY WELLPOINTS
    31. STRESSES AND STRAINS
    32. IDEALIZED STRESS - STRAIN RESPONSE AND YIELDING
    33. PLANE STRAIN AND AXIAL SYMMETRIC CONDITIONS
    34. Axisymmetric Condition
    35. ANISOTROPIC, ELASTIC STATES
    36. Mohr’s Circle for Stress States
    37. Mohr’s Circle for Strain States
    38. The Principle of Effective Stress
    39. Effective Stresses Due to Geostatic Stress Fields
    40. Effects of Capillarity
    41. Effects of Seepage
    42. LATERAL EARTH PRESSURE AT REST
    43. STRESSES IN SOIL FROM SURFACE LOADS
    44. Strip Load
    45. Uniformly Loaded Rectangular Area
    46. Vertical Stress Below Arbitrarily Shaped Areas
    47. STRESS AND STRAIN INVARIANTS
    48. Hooke’s Law Using Stress and Strain Invariants
    49. STRESS PATHS
    50. Plotting Stress Paths Using Two-Dimensional Stress Parameters
    51. BASIC CONCEPTS
    52. Consolidation Under a Constant Load Primary Consolidation
    53. Void Ratio and Settlement Changes Under a Constant Load
    54. Primary Consolidation Parameters
    55. CALCULATION OF PRIMARY CONSOLIDATION SETTLEMENT
    56. Procedure to Calculate Primary Consolidation Settlement
    57. ONE-DIMENSIONAL CONSOLIDATION THEORY
    58. Solution of Governing Consolidation Equation Using Fourier Series
    59. Finite Difference Solution of the Governing Consolidation Equation
    60. SECONDARY COMPRESSION SETTLEMENT
    61. Oedometer Test
    62. Determination of the Coeffi cient of Consolidation
    63. Determination of the Past Maximum Vertical Effective Stress
    64. PRECONSOLIDATION OF SOILS USING WICK DRAINS
    65. TYPICAL RESPONSE OF SOILS TO SHEARING FORCES
    66. PRACTICAL IMPLICATIONS OF THE FAILURE CRITERIA
    67. Effects of Increasing the Normal Effective Stress
    68. Effects of Soil Tension
    69. Coulomb’s Failure Criterion
    70. Taylor’s Failure Criterion
    71. Mohr - Coulomb Failure Criterion
    72. INTERPRETATION OF THE SHEAR STRENGTH OF SOILS
    73. LABORATORY TESTS TO DETERMINE SHEAR STRENGTH PARAMETERS
    74. Conventional Triaxial Apparatus
    75. Unconfi ned Compression (UC) Test
    76. Consolidated Undrained (CU) Compression Test
    77. POREWATER PRESSURE UNDER AXISYMMETRIC UNDRAINED LOADING

    All topics are not listed because of character limitations set by the Play Store.

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