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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.
There will be no class on Monday, February 21, Family Day holiday. Online course with on campus lab components. Instructional sessions are delivered through a live interactive web-lecture through online course portal (BCIT Learning Hub) by industry subject matter expert instructors. For more information, please visit our commons webpage: https://commons.bcit.ca/civiltech/
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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
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