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2012-2013 Undergraduate Catalog 
2012-2013 Undergraduate Catalog [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

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CET 4130 - Soil Mechanics

Credits: 4 (2 + 2)

Prerequisite(s): CET 3130 and CET 3185 with grades of “C” or better, and Senior standing

Description: This course covers the  principles of soil mechanics and fundamentals of application in geotechnical engineering. This course covers soil behaviors and mechanical properties of soil, engineering classification of soil, permeability and seepage, consolidation and settlement, shear strength, lateral earth pressures, fundamentals of retaining structures, soil bearing capacity, and slope stability. This course also provides students the opportunity to obtain “hands-on” experience with some of the laboratory tests, techniques used in geotechnical engineering data collection and analysis methods.

University Requirement(s): Senior Experience

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