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CIVL 3140 - Soil Mechanics 2

Civil Engineering Part-time Studies Course

School of Construction and the Environment

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

4.0

Cost

$811.63

Winter 2019

Below is one offering of this course for the Winter 2019 term.

CRN 84334

Mon Jan 07 - Mon Mar 04 9 Weeks

Class Meeting Times

Dates Days Times Locations
Jan 07 - Mar 04 Mon/Wed 18:30 - 21:30 BBY SW03 Rm. 2675

Instructor

Aiden Kiani

Course Outline

TBD – see Learning Outcomes in the interim

Cost

$811.63

Notes

  1. No class on February 18th due to Family Day stat holiday. This course will run for a total of 16 classes.

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   Certificate

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