Catalogue 2016 - 2017

CEE 330 Soil Mechanics

Credits

3 cr.

Prerequisite

CEE 361 or ME 316

Course Description

The course is designed to provide students with a fundamental understanding of soil behavior.  Topics covered in this course include mechanics of soils, composition and classification, compaction and consolidation, shear strength, bearing capacity, stress and strain tensors, seepage, slope stability, retaining walls, and soil testing methods.  Students should concurrently take the laboratory component of this course.

Distribution

MR

Fee