Jun 02, 2020  
2019-2020 Undergraduate Catalog 
2019-2020 Undergraduate Catalog [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

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SSE 4160 - Geotechnical Engineering

Credits: 3

Prerequisite(s): SSE 3135 and SSE 3185 both with grades of "C" or better, or permission of instructor

Description: Students in this course are introduced to the basic principles of soil mechanics and fundamentals of geotechnical engineering. Students learn 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, slope stability and fundamentals of foundation designs.

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