Webinar: Teaching unsaturated soil mechanics at the undergraduate level

The webinar will focus on undergraduate unsaturated soil mechanics teaching, with world-class specialists sharing their views and experiences.

 

Organizer: Pan-American Conference on Unsaturated Soils ABMS - Unsaturated Soils Committee

When: Friday July 16, 2021, 18:00-20:00 (Brasilia-Sao Paulo time, UTC/GMT -3)

Where: https://www.youtube.com/channel/UC4a9ZahknWPNSoGb0ZIIpsw
(link valid for both for live event and recorded webinar)

 

Program

- Undergraduate unsaturated soil mechanics for the 2020s. Delwyn G. Fredlund (University of Saskatchewan, Canada)

- Centrifuge modelling of unsaturated soils, what is known, and what is missing. Bernardo Caicedo (Los Andes University, Colombia)

- Building an understanding of the impacts of transient flow processes on the mechanical behavior of unsaturated soils. John S. McCartney (University of California San Diego, USA)

- Roundtable Discussions, with the participation of D. Fredlund, B. Caicedo, J. McCartney, K. Bicalho, G. Gitirana.