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Rensselaer Catalog 2023-2024
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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: Spring term annually.

Credit Hours: 4

Contact, Lecture or Lab Hours: 6 contact hours



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