Dec 10, 2022  
Fitchburg State University 2020-2021 Undergraduate Catalog 
    
Fitchburg State University 2020-2021 Undergraduate Catalog [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

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ENGT 2040 - Soil Mechanics and Foundation


4 cr. 4 hr. Offered every spring semester

This course introduces the fundamentals of Geotechnical Engineering. Students will acquire knowledge of engineering soil characteristics and behavior under various stress such as compression, expansion and shear. Topics covered include sieve analysis, grain size distribution, soil classification systems, consolidation, compaction, Atterberg’s limits, bearing capacity, piles and an introduction to footings design.

 

Prerequisite(s): ENGT 2020  



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