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CME321 Geotechnical Engineering I
Assignment #4
Given Thursday October 06, 2011
Due Friday October 14, in assignment boxes
1. A retaining wall 2.5 m high is constructed on a deep granular foundation with = 18.0 kN/m3
and = 34. The top of the retaining wal

CME321 Geotechnical Engineering I Assignment #3
Given Thursday September 29, 201 1
Due Frida October 7 in assi nment boxes
1. A planarjoint within an otherwise solid rock mass has normal stress 275 kPa and shear stress
70 kPa acting on it. The joint

CME321 Geotechnical Engineering I
Assignment #7
Given Monday November 28, 2011
Due Wednesday December 7, in assignment boxes
This assignment concerns the design of a surcharge to pre-consolidate a clay deposit in order to
facilitate subsequent constructio

CME321 Geotechnical Engineering I
Assignment #5
Given Monday October 31, 2011
Due Tuesday November 8, in assignment boxes
1. A raft foundation is to be constructed in a deep clay deposit. The clay has saturated unit
weight sat = 20.0 kN/m3 and undrained s

CME321 Geotechnical Engineering I
Assignment #6
Given Friday November 4, 2011
Due Tuesday November 15, in assignment boxes
A circular shaft is to be constructed in a 25 m deep sandy-silt soil deposit for the purposes of
launching a tunnel boring machine.

CME321 Geotechnical Engineering I
Assignment #1
Given Friday September 16, 2011
Due Friday September 23, in assignment boxes
1.a) A dry soil deposit has an in situ (in the ground) unit weight of 17.5 kN/m3 and the relative
density (specific gravity) of th

University of Toronto
FACULTY OF APPLIED SCIENCE AND ENGINEERING
FINAL EXAMINATION DECENIBER 2009
THIRD YEAR
CME321F Introduction to Geotechnical Engineering I
Examiner: A. Riahi
This examination is closed book. One page of aid sheet is allowed.
Calculato