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Soil Behavior

This class presents a detailed study of soil properties with emphasis on interpretation of field and laboratory test data and their use in soft-ground construction engineering. Topics to be covered include: consolidation and secondary compression; basic strength principles; stress-strain strength behavior of clays, emphasizing effects of sample disturbance, anisotropy, and strain rate; strength and compression of granular soils; and engineering properties of compacted soils. Some knowledge of field and laboratory testing is assumed for all students.

Topic:

Education; training in capacity building

Organization:

MIT OpenCourseWare

Price:

free

Dates:

Open anytime

Certificate Granted

No

Language:

English

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Link:

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Content ID:

277


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