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CEEN 641 – ADVANCED SOIL MECHANICS HOMEWORK ASSIGNMENT #18 1. Read the provided selections (“Advantages and Limitations of the Observational Method in Applied Soil Mechanics” and “The Selection of Soil Parameters for the Design of Foundations”) written by Peck. Be prepared to come to class and actively discuss the ideas presented. It would be best to start the next item below before the class discussion
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Unformatted text preview: and finished it after. 2. Write a two-page paper discussing what the observational method is, how it is properly used, and how it can be abused. Specifically discuss how the observational method couples with theoretical soil mechanics. Use your own words....
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This note was uploaded on 03/26/2012 for the course CEEN 641 taught by Professor Travisgerber during the Fall '10 term at BYU.

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