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CIV_ENV 450-3: Soil Mechanics 3

Quarter Offered

Spring : MW 8:00-9:50 ; Finno

Description

Earth and earth-supported structures. Earth pressures on walls. Design of retaining structures and supported excavations. Effects of construction on performance. Stability of slopes. Design of earth dams and embankments. Case studies.

course assessment

  • 20% Homework
  • 30% Project
  • 40% Final Exam
  • 10% Class Participation

textbooks:

No Formal Text

Class Time:

4 hr/wk