TC 107 Course

A Joint TC 106/TC 107 Course is planned for Monday 7th October, at the ISSMGE African Regional Conference in Cape Town.

Speakers and Tentative Content

  • Prof David Toll: Introduction to basic principles, suction measurement, soil water retention behaviour, shear strength of unsaturated soils. 
  • Prof Antonio Gens: Introduction to numerical applications in unsaturated soils, - the Barcelona Basic model. 
  • Prof Charles Ng: Unsaturated behaviour of tropical residual soils from South East Asia Stress dependency of SWRC and perhaps small strain behaviour
  • Prof Samuel Ampadu: Tropical lateritic soils, their behaviour and uses as construction materials.