Academic Catalog


Course Code: 5620363
METU Credit (Theoretical-Laboratory hours/week): 4(3-2)
ECTS Credit: 5.0
Department: Civil Engineering
Language of Instruction: English
Level of Study: Undergraduate
Course Coordinator: Assoc.Prof.Dr. NAB KARTAL TOKER
Offered Semester: Fall Semesters.

Course Content

Introduction: engineering problems involving soils. Basic characteristics of soils, classification and compaction of soils. Principle of effective stress. Permeability and flow of water (seepage) in soils. Shear strength of soils. Slope stability. Lateral earth pressure theories. Consolidation theory.