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Civil Engineering (C E)

C E 335 Engineering Mechanics of Soils (3) Soil compositions, classification, subsurface exploration, ground water flow, stress analysis, compaction, soil behavior, bearing capacity, lateral earth pressure, slope stability.

C E 335 Engineering Mechanics of Soils (3)

This course explores the engineering properties of soils, fundamental soil mechanics, and their applications of foundation design and analysis. Specific topics covered in this course include soil compositions, soil classification, subsurface exploration, ground water flow and seepage analysis, stress analysis, compaction, consolidation, strength behavior, bearing capacity, lateral earth pressure, and slope stability analysis.


General Education: None
Diversity: None
Bachelor of Arts: None
Effective: Fall 2012
Prerequisite: E MCH 213 ; Prerequisite or concurrent:GEOSC 001

Note : Class size, frequency of offering, and evaluation methods will vary by location and instructor. For these details check the specific course syllabus.

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