Soil Mechanics

Published: 7 March 2011

Soil Mechanics and Foundation Engineering includes soil mechanics, soil materials engineering and foundation engineering. The subject applications in civil engineering and infrastructure construction, energy and mining.

Research is going on in the following areas: - Methods to increase the comfort and availability of gravel roads - Mine tailing dams design and construction short and long term function - New deposition technique for finely grounded waste rock - Use of scrap tyres in earth work application - Environmental assessment of the use of industrial by products - Mechanical properties of sulphide rich soils - Environmental impact of fills of sulphide rich soils - Mechanical behaviour of pellets (LKAB) - Swedish Hydropowert Center - Inner erosion of dams - Stability of tailings dams - Mechanical properties of snow