Academic Catalog


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

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.