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Rensselaer Catalog 2015-2016 
Rensselaer Catalog 2015-2016 [Archived Catalog]

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CIVL 2630 - Introduction to Geotechnical Engineering

The application of the basic laws and phenomena of science to particulate matter, specifically soils. Basic physical and mechanical structural characteristics of soil. Equilibrium and movement of water. Flow through porous media. Effective stress. Stress-strain-time relations. Basic laboratory work as related to practice.

Prerequisites/Corequisites: Prerequisite: ENGR 2530.

When Offered: Fall term annually.

Credit Hours: 4

Contact, Lecture or Lab Hours: 6 contact hours

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