CEE 865 (01) - Engineering Behavior of Soils

Engineering Behavior of Soils

Durham   Engineering&Physical Sciences :: Civil&Environmental Engnrng
Credits: 4.0
Term: Fall 2023 - Full Term (08/28/2023 - 12/11/2023)
Grade Mode: Letter Grading
Class Size:   10  
CRN: 15868
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. Coursework in foundation design required.
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Equivalent(s): CIE 867
Cross listed with : CEE 765.01
Instructors: Majid Ghayoomi

Times & Locations

Start Date End Date Days Time Location
8/28/2023 12/11/2023 TR 2:10pm - 3:30pm KING N204
Final Exam 12/19/2023 12/19/2023 T 10:30am - 12:30pm KING N204