Sep 21, 2019  
2017-2018 Undergraduate Academic Catalog 
    
2017-2018 Undergraduate Academic Catalog [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

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CV 3500 - Geotechnical Engineering

3 lecture hours 2 lab hours 4 credits
Course Description
Introduction to the fundamental priciples of soil mechanics. Topics include elementary mass-volume relations for soils, soil types and classifications, soil compactioin, geostatic stress distributions, shear strength under drained and undrained conditions, bearing capacity, settlement, and consolidation. The laboratory will cover test methods and interpretations of laboratory results for the determination of physical, mechanical, and hydraulic properties of soil. (prereq: AE 1231 AE 201 )
Course Learning Outcomes
Upon successful completion of this course, the student will be able to:
  • TBD

Prerequisites by Topic
  • Construction materials
  • Mechanics of materials

Course Topics
  • TBD

Coordinator
Frank Mahuta



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