CEE 765 (01) - Engineering Behavior of Soils

Engineering Behavior of Soils

Durham   Engineering&Physical Sciences :: Civil&Environmental Engnrng
Credits: 4.0
Term: Spring 2021 - Full Term (02/01/2021 - 05/11/2021)
Grade Mode: Letter Grading
Class Size:   12  
CRN: 56944
Review of stress and strain in soil. Introduction to continuum mechanics. Development of engineering soil properties. Application of soil mechanics to shear strength and stress-strain behaviors of soils. Failure states and residual strength. Application of stress paths in engineering problems. Unstaturated soil mechanics. Laboratory exercises using direct shear test, triaxial test, and soil-water retention measurements.
Department Approval Required. Contact Academic Department for permission then register through Webcat.
Equivalent(s): CIE 767
Only listed campus in section: Durham, Manchester
Instructors: STAFF

Times & Locations

Start Date End Date Days Time Location
2/1/2021 5/11/2021 TR 2:10pm - 3:30pm KING N310
Additional Course Details: 

This class will be offered in hybrid format. Class lectures will be online (combination of synchronous and asynchronous format), while the lab sessions will be in-person.  

This class satisfies CEE 700-level Geotechnical Area Elective.

Prerequisite: CEE 665