Mechanics of Soils
9 units (3-0-6) |
Prerequisites: Continuum Mechanics-Ae/Ge/ME 160 a.
Basic principles of stiffness, deformation, effective stress and strength of soils, including sands, clays and silts. Elements of soil behavior such as stress-strain-strength behavior of clays, effects of sample disturbance, anisotropy, and strain rate; strength and compression of granular soils; consolidation theory and settlement analysis; and critical state soil mechanics.
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