BREE 418 Soil Mechanics and Foundations (3 credits)

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Offered by: Bioresource Engineering (Agricultural & Environmental Sciences)


Bioresource Engineering : The exploration of subsoils, strength theories, granular and cohesive soils, foundation design, settlement calculation, consolidation, slope stability, Atterberg limits, triaxial testing, direct shear testing, compaction, soil freezing, frost heaving.

Terms: Winter 2013

Instructors: Edward McKyes (Winter)

  • 3 lectures and one 3-hour lab

  • Prerequisite: BREE 341 (formerly ABEN 341)

  • Restriction: Not open to students who have taken ABEN 418.