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2017-2018 Undergraduate Catalog 
2017-2018 Undergraduate Catalog [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

CVE 320 Geotechnical Engineering

Fall Semester

This course builds upon knowledge of geology and strength of materials to introduce students to the behavior of soil materials in an engineering context.  Topics include porosity and permeability of soils and clay masses, classification of soil materials, strength characteristics of soils, application of stress analysis techniques to soils, and stability of slopes.  Basic discussion of foundation engineering will also be included. Prerequisite: CVE 240  and ME 264  with a grade of 2.0 or higher

3 credit hours