Seepage flow

Before discussing seepage here in this article we have already discussed about seepage in Permeability of soil and its measurement and also in seepage force. But the difference between the topics is the dimension. In …

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What is group index of soil?

Before discussing about the Group Index (GI) we will first discuss about the need and significance of GI. Significance This group index is developed by US Bureau of Public Road. They wanted to develop the …

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When do we need doubly reinforced beams ?

As the name implies doubly reinforced beams means we are providing the reinforcement in both the zones. In the case of a beam the zone is basically compression and tension zone. At the analysis stage …

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Consistency of a clays : Atterberg Limits

This topic is bit on higher side for the readers who are interacting for the first time with soil mechanics. We define consistency by the firmness of soil in qualitative manner. Sounds like very complicated …

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