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CIVL 3140 - Soil Mechanics 2

Civil Engineering Part-time Studies Course

School of Construction and the Environment

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Course Details

This course builds on the knowledge gained in CIVL 2140. Material continues to be delivered through a combination of lectures, laboratory demonstrations, and problem-solving sessions. Topics include head diagrams, effective stress, consolidation, shear strength, subsurface investigation and geology, and forces on retaining walls.

Prerequisite(s)

CIVL 2140

Credits

3.0

Cost

$733.76

Spring/Summer 2020

Below is one offering of this course for the Spring/Summer 2020 term.

CRN 62628

Thu Apr 09 - Thu Jun 25 12 Weeks

Class Meeting Times

Dates Days Times Locations
Apr 09 - Jun 25 Thu 18:30 - 21:30 BBY

Instructor

Aiden Kiani

Course Outline

TBD – see Learning Outcomes in the interim

Cost

$733.76

Notes

  1. This course will run for a total of 12 classes.

This course offering has been cancelled. Please check back next term, subscribe to receive email updates or contact us with your comments or questions.

Cancelled

Learning Outcomes

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

  • Plot head diagrams for flow through soils.
  • Explain and solve problems using the principle of effective stress.
  • Calculate the amount and timing of consolidation of clays.
  • Develop the principles of soil shear strength.
  • Explain the basic principles of subsurface investigation and geology.
  • Calculate forces on retaining structures.

Effective as of Spring/Summer 2014

Related Programs

CIVL 3140 is offered as a part of the following programs:

School of Construction and the Environment

  1. Civil Technology
    Part-time   Associate Certificate
  2. Civil Technology
    Part-time   Certificate

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