1.37 Geotechnical Measurements and Exploration

Class Info

Application of testing principles to the measurement of fundamental aspects of soil behavior from classification to engineering properties. Emphasis on rigorous techniques to measure mechanical behavior under various boundary conditions. Exposure to error estimation, research devices, geotechnical field exploration, and in situ testing. Extensive laboratory experiments to explore geotechnical test equipment and techniques. Laboratory use of testing automation and electronic instrumentation. Experiments include data analysis, evaluation, and presentation.

This class has 1.035 as a prerequisite.

1.37 will not be offered this semester. It will be instructed by H. Einstein.

Lecture occurs 1:00 PM to 3:00 PM on Mondays and Wednesdays in 1-353.

This class counts for a total of 9 credits.

In the Fall 2015 Subject Evaluations, 1.37 was rated 7.0 out of 7.0. You can find more information on MIT OpenCourseWare at the 1.37 Class Site site or on the 1.37 Stellar site.

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