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CET 224
Soil Mechanics for Construction


Credits: 4
Clock Hours per Quarter: 50

AA Discipline:

Lecture Hours:30    Lab Hours:20


Description
Introduction to soil mechanics as it relates to engineering design. Emphasizes the identification and classification of soils, engineering properties of soils, compaction of soils, aggregate gradations, bearing capacities, and ASTM laboratory test methods. Oral and written reports are required.

Intended Learning Outcomes
  • Understanding of soil classification.
  • Knowledge of soil properties.
  • Knowledge of aggregate gradations.
  • Knowledge of ASTM and AASTHO laboratory test methods.
  • Knowledge of bearing capacities of soil.
  • Understanding of compaction of soils.
  • Write lab reports.

  • Syllabi Listing See ALL Quarters
    Course
    Year Quarter
    Item
    Instructor  
    CET 224
    Winter 2013
    0422
    Ronald Rooks


    Two Year Projected Schedule

    Year One* Year Two**
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    *If fall quarter starts on an odd year (2003, 2005, etc.), it's Year One.
    **
    If fall quarter starts on an even year (2002, 2004, etc.), it's Year Two.