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Course Info

  • Course Number / Code:
  • 1.322 (Spring 2005) 
  • Course Title:
  • Soil Behavior 
  • Course Level:
  • Graduate 
  • Offered by :
  • Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT)
    Massachusetts, United States  
  • Department:
  • Civil and Environmental Engineering 
  • Course Instructor(s):
  • Dr. Lucy C. Jen
    Prof. Andrew Whittle
    Prof. Charles Ladd  
  • Course Introduction:
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  • 1.322 Soil Behavior



    Spring 2005




    Course Highlights


    This class features some of the readings from the class, and a complete set of lecture notes.


    Course Description


    This class presents a detailed study of soil properties with emphasis on interpretation of field and laboratory test data and their use in soft-ground construction engineering. Topics to be covered include: consolidation and secondary compression; basic strength principles; stress-strain strength behavior of clays, emphasizing effects of sample disturbance, anisotropy, and strain rate; strength and compression of granular soils; and engineering properties of compacted soils. Some knowledge of field and laboratory testing is assumed for all students.
     

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