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CIV - Civil Engineering Technology

CIV 225

SOIL MECHANICS

(2 CR.)

Focuses on soil in its relationship to engineering construction. Includes soil composition and structure, weight-volume relationships, sampling procedures, classification systems, water in soil, stresses, strains, bearing capacity, settlement and expansion, compaction, stabilization, and introduction to foundations and retaining walls. Lecture 2 hours per week.

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