CIVL2007
Soil Mechanics

Course Description

This course covers the following topics: the index properties, plasticity and structure of soil, engineering classification of soil, soil compaction, permeability, seepage, effective stress, stresses in a soil mass, consolidation behavior and strength of soils. The first part of the course introduces fundamental engineering properties and the second part covers the concept of time dependent deformation behavior and the strength of soil.


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