Carnegie Mellon University

Soil Mechanics

Course Number: 12-335

Sampling, testing, and identification of soils. Physical, chemical and hydraulic characteristics. Stress-strain-strength relationships for soils. Permeability, seepage, consolidation, and shear strength, with applications to deformation and stability problems, including earth dams, foundations, retaining walls, slopes, and landfills.

Semester(s): Fall
Units: 9
Prerequisite(s): 33-142, 12-231

Textbook(s):

Textbook information can be found at the CMU Bookstore