Advanced Soil Mechanics (CE 855.3)

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Syllabus / Public content Section Term Instructor
CE 855 02 January 2017 David Elwood (primary instructor)
 
CE 855 01 September 2016 David Elwood (primary instructor)
 
CE 855 02 January 2016

Description

Focuses on fundamental aspects of shear strength and volume change behaviour of saturated and unsaturated soils. It will also include theoretical and practical aspects of primary and secondary consolidation, settlement analysis and pore pressure parameters. An introduction to critical state soil mechanics and constitutive modelling of soils will also be provided.

Prerequisite(s)

CE 328 or equivalent.

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