CEE 865 (01) - Engineering Behavior of Soils

Engineering Behavior of Soils

Durham   Engineering&Physical Sciences :: Civil&Environmental Engnrng
Credits: 4.0
Term: Fall 2024 - Full Term (08/26/2024 - 12/09/2024)
Grade Mode: Letter Grading
Class Size:   10  
CRN: 14547
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.
Equivalent(s): CIE 867
Instructors: Majid Ghayoomi

Times & Locations

Start Date End Date Days Time Location
8/26/2024 12/9/2024 TR 2:10pm - 3:30pm KING N204