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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 and Co-requisites: CIVE.3100 (pre-requisite), CIVE.3330 (co-requisite), and CIVE.3010 or MECH.3810 or CHEN.3030 (co-requisite)