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CE469 SHEAR STRENGTH AND SLOPE STABILITY IN SOILS

Course Code: 5620469
METU Credit (Theoretical-Laboratory hours/week): 3(3-0)
ECTS Credit: 5.0
Department: Civil Engineering
Language of Instruction: English
Level of Study: Undergraduate
Course Coordinator: Assist.Prof.Dr NEJAN HUVAJ SARIHAN
Offered Semester: Fall and Spring Semesters.
Prerequisite: Set 1: 5620363
The course set above should be completed before taking CE469 SHEAR STRENGTH AND SLOPE STABILITY IN SOILS .

Course Content

Types and causes of slope instability. Recognition of landslide features, Site investigation and field instrumentation in landslides. Seepage and Groundwater conditions. Drained and undrained shear strength of soils. Slope Stability Analysis Methods. Slope Stabilization/Mitigation Techniques. Earthquake induced landslides. Special Landslide issues.