Soils and Foundations

Subject ID Classroom Hours Lab Hours Clinic Coop Or Shop Hours Credit Hours
CIV
111
2
3
0
3
Prerequisite:

Take One: EGR 250, EGR 251, or MEC 210

Corequisite:

None

This course presents an overview of soil as a construction material using both analysis and testing procedures. Topics include index properties, classification, stress analysis, compressibility, compaction, dewatering, excavation, stabilization, settlement, and foundations. Upon completion, students should be able to perform basic soil tests and analyze engineering properties of soil.