CEE 865 (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:   3  
CRN: 57238
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 behavior of soils. Failure states and residual strength. Application of stress paths in engineering problems. Unsaturated soil mechanics. Laboratory exercises using the direct shear test, triaxial test, and soil-water retention measurements. Prereq: Foundation design or equivalent or permission.
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Equivalent(s): CIE 867
Instructors: Majid Ghayoomi

Times & Locations

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