Soil Mechanism

Soil mechanics is the branch of soil physics and engineering mechanics that describes the behavior of soils. It differs from solid mechanics and fluid mechanics in the sense that soils consist of a heterogeneous mixture of fluids (usually like air and water) and particles (usually like clay, silt, sand, and gravel) but soil may also contain organic solids and other matter. Along with soil mechanics, rock mechanics provides the theoretical basis for analysis in geotechnical engineering a sub discipline of engineering geology and civil engineering, a sub discipline of geology. It is used to analyze the deformations and flow of fluids within natural and man-made structures that are supported made of soil, or structures that are buried in soils. Example applications are building and bridge foundations, dams, retaining walls, and buried pipeline systems. Principles of soil mechanics are also used in related disciplines such as geophysical engineering, engineering geology, coastal engineering, agricultural engineering, soil physics and hydrology.

  • Floating Caissons
  • Soil Technology
  • Properties and Classifications of Soils
  • Surveying Strength of Soil
  • Development and applications of Soils
  • Residuals and Transient Soils
  • Particle Sicze and Analysis
  • Earth Pressure Theories
  • Stress In Soil Mass
  • Classifications of Soil
  • Capillary Water
  • Unsaturated Properties

Related Conference of Soil Mechanism

September 20-21, 2017

3rd World Congress on GIS and Remote Sensing

Charlotte, North Carolina, USA
November 8-9, 2017

2nd International Convention on Geophysics and Geotechnics

Las Vegas, Nevada, USA
November 8-9, 2017

2nd International Convention on Geosciences and Remote Sensing

Las Vegas, Nevada, USA
Dec 4-5, 2017

Annual Congress on Soil Sciences

Madrid, Spain

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