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Introduction to Soil Mechanics CIVL 2140

Civil Engineering Course

Course details

This course introduces the basic principles of soil mechanics and testing procedures through lectures, problem-solving sessions, and laboratory demonstrations. Topics include mass/volume relationships, soil classification, compaction, and permeability.

Prerequisite(s)

  • No prerequisites are required for this course.

Credits

2.5

Cost

$725.40

Course offerings

Winter 2023

Below is one offering of CIVL 2140 for the Winter 2023 term.

CRN 89568

Duration

Mon Jan 09 - Mon Mar 20 (10 weeks)

  • 10 weeks
  • CRN 89568
  • $725.40
Class meeting times
Dates Days Times Locations
Jan 09 - Mar 20 Mon 18:30 - 21:30 Burnaby SW03 Rm. 2765
Instructor

Anna Ovanesova

Course outline

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Cost

$725.40

Important information
  1. Important course information will be sent to you prior to your course start date. Check your myBCIT email account to access this information.
  2. There will be no class on Monday, February 20, 2023, Family Day holiday. In-person course with on campus lab components. For more information, please visit our commons webpage: commons.bcit.ca/civiltech/
Status

In Progress

This course offering is in progress. Please check back next term or subscribe to receive email updates.

Learning Outcomes

Upon successful completion of this course, the student will be able to:

  • Calculate volume-weight relationships for soils.
  • Classify soils using the Unified Soil Classification System.
  • Describe compaction and in-place soil density tests.
  • Solve applied problems dealing with soil permeability.

Effective as of Fall 2011

Related Programs

Introduction to Soil Mechanics (CIVL 2140) is offered as a part of the following programs:

School of Construction and the Environment

  1. Civil Engineering Materials Testing
    Statement of Completion Part-time
  2. Civil Technology
    Associate Certificate Part-time
  3. Civil Technology
    Certificate Part-time

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