1 North Carolina State University Department of Civil, Construction and Environmental Engineering CE 342 Engineering Behavior of Soils and Foundations MEMORANDUMTo: CE 342 Students Date: Tuesday, Jan 15h, 2019 From: Dr. Ashly Cabas SUBJECT: Assignment No. 1 (Due by beginning of class (10:15 am) on Tuesday, Jan. 22th) INSTRUCTIONS: 1.Please complete this assignment in groups of up to three people. 2.Don’t forget to use the HW Cover Sheet from the course website.3.Additional requirements are outlined in the syllabus (incorporated by reference). ASSIGNMENT: In addition to the assigned reading (see syllabus), the following problems are assigned: Introduction to Geotechnical Engineering 1.Describe a geotechnical engineering project of large impact (i.e., projects of large scale, innovative, or uniquely challenged by local geologic conditions). Your description in 300 words or less must include the location and scope of the selected project, and a discussion on the specific contributions and challenges in the execution.