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PUBLISHED 2020-2021 Credit Catalog [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

CIVL 226 - Soil Mechanics


Course Description:
This is an introductory course in soil mechanics providing the fundamental characteristics of soils as an engineering material used in the design and construction of civil engineering projects. The topics include an overview of geology and groundwater, field investigation, calculation of soil properties, soil compaction and strength. The course also introduces the testing of soils using American Society of Testing Materials (ASTM) to determine standard soil properties.

3 Credits

Prerequisite(s):
  • One of:
    • STCS 200
    • STCS 242

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