Apr 13, 2024  
2020-2021 Undergraduate Catalog 
    
2020-2021 Undergraduate Catalog
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CVEN 3718 - Geotechnical Engineering I


Soil formation, phase diagram, soil constituents and behavior, description of soils, classification, clay minerals, compaction, soil improvement, capillarity, shrinkage, swell, collapsible soil, frost action, flow through porous media, and consolidation. Lab experiments, including specific gravity, grain size analysis, liquid and plastic limits, and consolidation, are to be conducted in concert with the lectures. Prereq: CVEN 3121. Coreq: CVEN 3313. Restriction: Restricted to Civil Engineering majors. Max hours: 3 Credits. Semester Hours: 3 to 3



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