Unit -1 Earth and Rock Fill Dam, Choice of types, material, foundation, requirement of safety of earth dams, seepage analysis. Mechanically Stabilized Earth retaining walls: General considerations, backfill and reinforced materials, construction details, design method, stability
Unit -2 Soil nailing: applications, advantages, limitations, methods of soil nailing, case histories, analysis and design.
Unit – 3 Reinforced Soil: Introduction, basic components, strength characteristics, soil-reinforcement interface-friction, Reinforced Earth wall: Stability analysis, construction procedure, drainage, design Procedure
Unit -4 Foundation on Reinforced Soil Bed: Pressure ratio, analysis of strip, isolated, square and rectangular footing on reinforced soil bed, Ultimate bearing capacity of footing on reinforced earth slab. Fiber reinforced soil.