CVG-2107 (Chapter 2) 1

CVG-2107 (Chapter 2) 1 - 5. The soil structure Chap.2....

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Prof. M. Fall - Uniersity of Ottawa Prof. M. Fall - Uniersity of Ottawa 1 Soils: Types and Structures Chap.2 presented by Dr. Mamadou Fall Tél. 562 5800#6558 Office# 016 email: mfall@eng.uottawa.ca Assistant Professor Civil Engineering Department University of Ottawa Chap.2 Source EPA If only they had proper soil mechanical investigation… …Tower of Pisa will not be leaning today! Source Siva, modified Course outline 1. Introduction 3. Shape and size of soil grains 4. The clay minerals 2. Main categories of soils 6. Special categories of soil
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Unformatted text preview: 5. The soil structure Chap.2. Soils: types & structure Course outline 1. Introduction 3. Shape and size of soil grains 4. The clay minerals 2. Main categories of soils 6. Special categories of soil 5. The soil structure Place of geotechnical processes (landslide, liquefaction, etc.) Source of materials for civil engineering building Important natural ressources Why is studying soils relevant? Carry the fondations Carry the roads Underground facilities Mine waste management Retaining walls...
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