Lecture1-Material_properties

Lecture1-Material_properties - Introduction Construction...

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CE 308: Soil Mechanics - Fall 2006 1 Introduction Construction Materials – CM 3400 Class Objectives ± To provide practical insight in the fundamentals involved in designing, evaluating, testing, and construction : Aggregates and Soil ± Aggregates and Soils ± Asphalt ± Concrete ± Masonry ± Wood ± Steel ± Cooperative Learning Principles: ± Work collaboratively ± Assist and encourage others to achieve ± You are individually accountable for doing your t f th ' k Course Philosophy part of the group's work. ± Objective of the exams: ± Check your understanding of principles. ± Test your thinking and problem-solving capabilities. ± Encourage innovative thinking.
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CE 308: Soil Mechanics - Fall 2006 2 My obligations to you are ± I will present the course material covering the assigned topics according to the syllabus schedule. ± I will encourage questions and class participation in discussion participation in discussion. ± I will assign grades fairly and reasonably. ± I will return graded homework and examinations in a timely manner. ± I will be available during my office hours and by appointment for consultation My expectations of you are… ± You will attend every class meeting. ± You will be an active participant in class discussion. ± You will turn in your homework at the appointed time. ± You will prepare your homework in a professional manner. ± You will follow the University Honor System: Our profession demands honesty and integrity. Lives depend upon us! Grades… A. Homework 15% B. Three Examinations 60% C. Final Examination 20% D. Class Participation/Attendance 5% Total . ................. 100%
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CE 308: Soil Mechanics - Fall 2006 3 Lectures ± PowerPoint will be mainly used in the lectures. ± Lectures will be posted one week before class (2 and 3 slides format) class (2 and 3 slides format). ± You are expected to bring to each lecture: ± Printed lectures, and calculator. ± Problem solving will be done in class. Homework Procedures ± Homework will be assigned for each class topic. ± The problem assignments will be collected at the beginning of the class indicated on the assignment sheet, and no late homework will be accepted . If you know you will be absent when homework is due, ask a friend to turn in your paper, or turn it in ahead of time to me in my office or my mailbox.
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This note was uploaded on 06/22/2009 for the course CM 3400 taught by Professor Hassan during the Spring '09 term at LSU.

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