1.032 Advanced Soil Mechanics


Class Info

Covers topics in the characterization and nature of soils as multi-phase materials; the principle of effective stress; hydraulic conductivity and groundwater seepage; shear strength and stability analyses; stress-deformation properties, consolidation theory and calculation of settlements for clays and sands. Students taking graduate version complete additional assignments.

This class has 1.010, 1.011, and 1.036 as prerequisites.

1.032 will be offered this semester (Fall 2018). It is instructed by A. Whittle.

Lecture occurs 10:30 AM to 12:00 PM on Mondays, Wednesdays and Fridays in 1-379.

This class counts for a total of 9 credits.

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