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CC304 - GEOTECHNICS
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About The Course Basic knowledge of processes of soil rock formation, the characteristics of soil and its classification, compaction, permeability and the process of improving characteristics of soil. Also, emphasizes testing, analyzing and presenting the data for soil classification, compaction and permeability test.
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Expected Learning Outcomes : Acquire basic knowledge of soil mechanics, formation of soil and rocks in Malaysia. Demonstrate technical skill on soil testing standards methods and procedures. Suggest appropriately method and techniques to control geotechnical problems. Determine the concept of vertical stress, effective stress, horizontal stress, pore water
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Unformatted text preview: pressure, change of stress and stress distribution correctly based on Terzaghis Principle. Contents : 1. Introduction to Geotechnics (2 hours) 2. Basic Characteristics of Soil (4 hours) 3. Compaction (4 hours) 4. Effective Stress Concept (4 hours) 5. Principle of Lateral Earth Pressure and Retaining Wall (8 hours) 6. Ground Water and Permeability (4 hours) 7. Process of Improving Soil Characteristics (4 hours) Assessment : Continuous Assessment (50%) Practical Practical Work -- 40% Test (minimum 2) --20% Other Assessment Tasks End of Chapter Problem (minimum 2) -- 20% Portfolio (minimum 1) -- 20% Final Examination (50%)...
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This note was uploaded on 08/02/2011 for the course CIVIL ENGI 304 taught by Professor - during the Spring '11 term at NYU Poly.

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