CE 451 Soil Mechanics

Fundamentals of the physical and mechanical properties of soils. Application of solid mechanics and fluid mechanics to describe strength, permeability and consolidation. Evaluation of earth slope stability. Laboratory measurement of soil properties. Two hours lecture and three hours laboratory per week.

Credits

3

Prerequisite

ENGR 357 (C- or higher), and CE 301 (May be taken concurrently or C- or higher).

General Education

Offered

  • Spring