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CE230 Soil Mechanics I

Course Objectives  
 - To introduce the student to Geotechnical Engineering terminology
 - To familiarize the student with the use of soil mechanics
 - To provide the student with a firm foundation for the continuation to more theoretical and applied aspects in foundation engineering, dam engineering, soil dynamics, and earthquake engineering.

Course Syllabus

  • 02-26-19   Course syllabus [PDF]
  • Textbook chapters [PDF]

Lectures

Homework


Laboratory

  • Lab 1 Lab report formatting [PDF]
  • Lab 2 Phase relation [PDF] [Solution]
  • Lab 3 Soil identification [PDF]
  • Lab 4 GSD & Atterberg limit testing [PDF]
  • Lab 5 Hydrometer test [Skipped]
  • Lab 6 Compaction test [PDF]
  • Lab 7 Permeability test[PDF]
  • Lab 8 Flow nets [PDF]
  • Lab 9 Consolidation [PDF] [Data] 
  • Lab 10 Direct shear test [PDF] [Data1] [Data2

Handout

  • Handout 1 [PDF]
  • Handout 2 [PDF]
  • Handout 4 [PDF]
  • Handout 5 [PDF]
  • Handout 6 [PDF]
  • Handout 7 Lec11 [PDF]
  • Handout 7 Lec12 [PDF]
  • Handout 8 [PDF]
  • Handout 9 [PDF]
  • Handout 10 [PDF]
  • Handout 11 [PDF]
  • Handout 15 [PDF]
  • Handout 17 [PDF]
  • Handout 18 [PDF]
  • Handout 19 [PDF]
  • Handout 20 [PDF]
  • Handout 23 [PDF]

Quiz


Exam

  • Sample Midterm Exam [PDF]
  • 2019 Midterm Key [Solution]
  • Sample Final Exam [PDF]