CIVE 334: Introduction to Geotechnical Engineering

Prereqs: MECH 325.
Parallel: CIVE 310.
Soil composition, structure and phase relationships; soil classification. Principles of effective stress; loading induced subsurface stresses; load history; deformation and failure of soils. Elastic and limit analysis with applications to design for bearing capacity, settlement, retaining walls, and slope stability. Steady-state seepage.
This course is a prerequisite for: CIVE 424, CIVE 434, CIVE 436, CIVE 472
Credit Hours: 4
Course Delivery: Classroom


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