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..CE 382 Geotechnical Engineering-I
Topics Covered

  1. Introduction.
  2. Types and classification of rocks.
  3.  Formation of soils.
  4. Weight-volume relationships.
  5.  Consistency limits.
  6. Classification of soils.
  7. Soil compaction.
  8. Permeability and seepage.
  9. Total and effective stress principle.
  10. Soil stresses using elastic theory.


 
 

  • Textbook
  • Principles of Geotechnical Engineering by Braja M Das, PWS-Kent, Latest Edition.

 
 

 ✬Course Objectives

  • Students completing this course successfully will be able to

 

  1. Understand basic properties of soil.
  2. Use standards methods to classify soils.
  3. Determine compaction, permeability of soil.
  4. Determine total and effective stresses and pore water pressures.
  5. Determine how surface stresses are distributed within a soil mass.
  6. Improve the communication skills, including reading, writing, and oral presentations.

 
 
 

  •  ✬Grade Distribution
  • Quizzes and Attendance                                                       15%
  • Assignments                                                                           10%
  • Midterm exam               Mon. 3-1-1433 ( 6-8 pm)               25%
  •  Final         

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