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ENGR 430 : Soil Mechanics

Prerequisites: ENGR 309.
Description: Soil as an engineering material with emphasis on identification, physical and mechanical properties. Evaluation of water flow through soil, settlement, soil strength, earth pressure, pile pullout capacity, and basic slope stability. Laboratory-based term project. Classwork, 2 units; laboratory, 1 unit. (Plus-minus letter grade only.)
Units: 3
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