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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
Not currently offered this term