Course Catalog - 2019-2020

     

CEVE 472 - SOIL MECHANICS LABORATORY

Long Title: SOIL MECHANICS LABORATORY WITH INDIVIDUAL PARTICIPATION
Department: Civil & Environmental Engr
Grade Mode: Standard Letter
Course Type: Laboratory
Credit Hours: 1
Restrictions:
Must be enrolled in one of the following Level(s):
Undergraduate Professional
Visiting Undergraduate
Undergraduate
Description: Determine the water content, liquid limit, plastic limit, grain size from sieve and hydrometer analyses, falling head permeability, specific gravity, and the shear strength of clays from pocket penetrometer, Torvane, miniature vane, unconsolidated undrained triaxial compression and direct shear tests. Study the consolidation of clays and the compaction of clays and sands.