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CEIE 636: Sources of Geotechnical Data

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Resources for conducting desk top studies; tools for field investigations; subsurface investigations (options and selection of techniques); laboratory testing of soil and rock; accepted testing procedures; typical values; empirical relationships between properties and testing techniques; risk and uncertainty; use of lab testing, insitu strength testing, and empirical methods in design; identifying slickensides.

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Resources for conducting desk top studies; tools for field investigations; subsurface investigations (options and selection of techniques); laboratory testing of soil and rock; accepted testing procedures; typical values; empirical relationships between properties and testing techniques; risk and uncertainty; use of lab testing, insitu strength testing, and empirical methods in design; identifying slickensides.

When Offered: Fall.

Hours of Lecture or Seminar per week: 3

Credits: 3

Prerequisites:

Graduate Standing in CEIE.

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