Description
Soils
Introduces the basic principles of soil mechanics and their application in engineering practice. Topics include soil composition and texture, subsurface investigation, classification, moisture-density relationships, permeability and seepage, consolidation, settlement, shear strength, lateral earth pressures, fundamentals of retaining structures, shallow and deep foundations, slope stability and erosion loss calculations. Prerequisites: 10-806-154, 10-607-149. Corequisite: 10-801-197.
Details
Grading Basis
Official
Units
2
Offering
Course
CIVILET 10607160
Academic Group
Associate Degree
Academic Organization
Applied Engineering Tech
Enrollment Requirements
Prerequisite: Aggregates and Concrete 10607149
Typically Offered
Fall