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CET-225 (Formerly: CIVL-325) - SOILS & FOUNDATIONS  3 credits
The theory and concepts of soil mechanics and foundation design. Topics include soil types, behavior, identification, classification; soil properties; site investigation, methods, and goals; permeability, surface tension, capillarity, and related concerns; shear strength; sub-surface stresses, settlement, sizing footings; groundwater contamination; landfill liners and covers; soil compaction. The weekly three-hour lab is devoted to geotechnical testing and application of foundation design theories. Two hour lecture and three hour laboratory.

Prerequisites: CET-135, MAT-124, PHY-221 

Corequisites: CET-225L