1. Nature and Composition of Soils 2. Principles of Continuum Mechanics 3. Constitutive Models 4. The Porous Medium 5. Mechanical Behaviour of Soils 6. Flow in Porous Media 7. In Situ Investigations 8. The Collapse of Soil Structures 9. Performance and Serviceability of Structures
Renato Lancellotta is Professor of Geotechnical Engineering, Director of the Geotechnical Laboratory and has been since 1990 Head of the Ph.D. Programme on Geotechnical Engineering at the Technical University of Torino, Italy. He was awarded the Bishop Research Medal (Institution of Civil Engineers, London) in 2003.