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Soil Mechanics for Construction

Course Number: CET 224
Credits: 4
Hours per Quarter: 50

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 Skills and Attitude Outcomes
A. Understanding of soil classification.
B. Knowledge of soil properties.
C. Knowledge of aggregate gradations.
D. Knowledge of ASTM and AASTHO laboratory test methods.
E. Knowledge of bearing capacities of soil.
F. Understanding of compaction of soils.
G. Ability to write lab reports.


Syllabi Listing
Course
Year Quarter
Item
Instructor  
CET 224
Winter 2013
0422
Ronald Rooks


Two Year Projected Schedule

Year One* Year Two**
Fall
Winter
Spring
Summer
Mini 
Fall
Winter
Spring
Summer
Mini
 
X
 
 
 
 
X
 
 
 

*Year one is all odd years (2003-2004)
**Year two is all even years (2004-2005)