Introduction: Nature and types of dynamic loading, Importance of soil dynamics. Fundamentals of vibration: Vibration of elementary systems, Dynamics of elastic systems, Degrees of freedom, Free and forced vibration.
Wave propagation: Types of waves, Waves in unbound media, Waves in semi-infinite media, Waves in layered media. Dynamic soil properties: Laboratory tests, Field tests, Correlation of different parameters.
Dynamic bearing capacity of foundations: Theories and methods, Design aspects. Dynamic earth pressure: Active and Passive Pressures, Retaining wall problems under Dynamic loads. Dynamic slope stability Analysis. Liquefaction: Basic concept, Evaluation and effects, Vibratory motion of foundation, Vibration screening, Design of machine foundations.