Academic Catalog

CE364 SOIL MECHANICS

Course Code: 5620364
METU Credit (Theoretical-Laboratory hours/week): 3(2-2)
ECTS Credit: 5.0
Department: Civil Engineering
Language of Instruction: English
Level of Study: Undergraduate
Course Coordinator: Assist.Prof.Dr NAB KARTAL TOKER
Offered Semester: Spring Semesters.

Course Content

Index properties and classification of soils. Pore pressures, effective stress, permeability, flow of water through soils. Compressibility and consolidation. Shear strength. Lateral earth pressure. Stability of slopes. Principles of foundation design; analysis of settlements, bearing capacity of foundations.