FACULTY OF ENGINEERINGCIVIL ENGINEERING

CE794 SOIL PLASTICITY AND APPLICATIONS

Course Code: 5620794
METU Credit (Theoretical-Laboratory hours/week): 3(3-0)
ECTS Credit: 8.0
Language of Instruction: English
Level of Study: Graduate
Course Coordinator: Prof.Dr. BAHADIR SADIK BAKIR
Offered Semester: Fall or Spring Semesters.

Course Objective

The objectives are to introduce the concept of soil plasticity and its numerical as well as analytical applications in the field of geotechnical engineering. The course will include of a number of assignments that will underline the significance of inelastic soil behavior in the field of geotechnical engineering through numerical analysis of practical cases with the finite element method.

Course Content

Elastic and inelastic behavior with reference to soils and review of relevant material; yield criteria, simple elasto-plastic constitutive models, Coulomb criterion and modifications; plastic flow, strain hardening, Cambridge and other advanced soil models; collapse load theorems, lower and upper bound solutions; review of relevant finite element method procedures, formulation of seepage and consolidation; analytical and numerical applications in geotechnical engineering.

Learning Outcomes

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