C E 560: Fundamentals of Soil Mechanics
(3-0) Cr. 3.
Prereq: C E 360 or instructor approval
Nature of soil deposits, seepage, settlement and secondary compression, consolidation theories and analysis, failure theories, stress paths, introduction to critical state soil mechanics, constitutive models, soil strength under various drainage conditions, liquefaction of soil, pore pressure parameters, selection of soil parameters.