1.366 Geotechnical Engineering

Class Info

Identification, presentation, and illustration of principles of soil mechanics. Considers the following topics: the nature of soil; the effective stress principle; hydraulic conductivity and seepage; stress-strain-strength behavior of soil; and lateral earth stresses. Applies principles to stability and deformation problems. Restricted to graduate students not specializing in Geotechnical Engineering. Same lectures as 1.361.

This class has 1.035, and 1.036 as prerequisites.

1.366 will not be offered this semester. It will be instructed by Staff.

This class counts for a total of 9 credits. This is a graduate-level class.

In the Fall 2014 Subject Evaluations, 1.366 was rated 6.0 out of 7.0. You can find more information at the IAP/Spring 2016 Course 1: Civil and Environmental Engineering site.

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