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Civil Engineering (CIVE)

Civil and Environmental Engineering
Faculty of Engineering

CIVE 4208 [0.5 credit]

Geotechnical Engineering

Strength of soils, steady state seepage, flownets and piping. Stress distribution in soils. Earth pressures: at rest, active and passive. Design of flexible and rigid retaining structures. Stability of excavations, slopes and embankments. Settlement of foundations. Bearing capacity of footings.
Prerequisite: CIVE 3208.
Lectures three hours a week, problem analysis three hours alternate weeks.

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