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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] 

Handout

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

Quiz


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