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CIVE 311 Geotechnical Mechanics (4 credits)

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Offered by: Civil Engineering (Faculty of Engineering)


Civil Engineering : Identification and classification of soils; physical and engineering properties; principle of effective stress; permeability, compressibility, shear strength, stress-strain characteristics; groundwater flow and seepage; earth pressure and retaining structures; stress distributions in soils; settlement; bearing capacity of shallow foundations.

Terms: Fall 2013

Instructors: Patrick A P S Selvadurai, Meysam Najari (Fall)