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CAT 2421 Soil Mechanics

Theories of soil mechanics including soil classifications, sampling and testing methods, stress distribution, shearing resistance and strength of soils. Two classroom, two lab hours per week.

Prerequisites: MAT 1470

Course Outcomes
  • Prepare technical reports.
  • Demonstrate soil testing procedures.
  • Compare soil classifications.
  • Understand the relationship between soil strength characteristics and design of structures.
  • Identify subsurface soil exploration.
Credit Hours: 3
  • Classroom: 2 hours
  • Lab: 2 hours
  • Division: Science, Mathematics and Engineering
  • Department: Civil Engineering Technology
  • Repeatable Credit: No
  • Offered Online: No
Available Sections
Blended Learning
Downtown Dayton Campus
Bldg 11, Rm 436
Faculty: Ford
Term: Spring 2021
Format: Course meets in person on scheduled day(s) and time(s) with online content. Check the schedule to confirm days and times your class will meet in-person. Requires computer and high-speed internet.
Open Seats: 10
Meets: W from 4:00PM to 7:40PM
Section: N15
Open Seats: 10
Meets: W from
4:00PM to 7:40PM
Section: N15