1.032 Advanced Soil Mechanics


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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 2017). It is instructed by A. Whittle.

This class counts for a total of 9 credits.

You can find more information on MIT OpenCourseWare at the Advanced Soil Mechanics site or on the 1.032 Stellar site.

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