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Courses and Descriptions

CIVL-2015Geotechnical Fundamentals

This course will assist the student in classifying soil, computing mass/volume relationships, defining basic groundwater terminology, the use of soil modification, and developing geotechnical sampling programs. Upon completion of the course, the student should be able to classify a soil using the Unified and AASTHO methods, calculate basic soil index and performance properties, perform fundamental groundwater flow calculations, and design filters and drains using granular materials. In addition, students will also be able to design a geotechnical sampling program.


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