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.