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Engineering Technologies

Soil Mechanics

Course Code: CIT-216

Course Description : Basic study of soils as a material in building construction and environmental projects. Topics include: index properties, soil classification, soil moisture, shear strength, stress analysis, lateral earth pressure, compaction and stabilization and settlement and consolidation. The laboratory will provide sieve analysis, shear strength of soils, relative density, proctor compaction and consolidation and complete testing of concrete cylinders.

Department Description : Engineering Technologies

  • Credit: 4 - 0
  • Lecture Hours: 3
  • Lab Hours: 2

Prerequisites:

CIT-105

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