14.330 Soil Mechanics

Soil Mechanics

Course Details
Min Credits 3
Max Credits 3
Course ID 2977
Status Active

Development of the fundamental principles of soil mechanics as utilized in soil and foundation engineering. Topics include: classification, index properties, strength and stress-strain behavior, effective stress principle, permeability, flow and consolidation. Introduction to basic soil mechanics laboratory practice.

Pre/Co-Requisites: Pre-Reqs: 14.204 Strength of Materials, 14.301 Fluid Mechanics, 14.310 Engineering Materials; Co-Req: 14.333 Geotechnical Lab.