Academic Catalog


Course Code: 5627009
METU Credit (Theoretical-Laboratory hours/week): 3(2-2)
ECTS Credit: 8.0
Department: Civil Engineering
Language of Instruction: English
Level of Study: Graduate
Course Coordinator: Assist.Prof.Dr NAB KARTAL TOKER
Offered Semester: Fall or Spring Semesters.

Course Content

Hands-on training for geotechnical laboratory experiments. Details in testing methodologies that improve accuracy and precision, as well as reduce sample disturbance and heterogeneity. Mechanical and electronic measurement devices, and their calibration. A variety of methods for soil classification and index tests, compaction, permeability, consolidation, and strength tests.