University General Course Catalog 2021-2022 
    
    Sep 28, 2022  
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CEE 442 - Fundamentals of Geotechnical Engineering

(4 units)
Weight-volume relationships and soil compaction; permeability and seepage; consolidation and settlement; shear strength and application to lateral earth pressure, bearing capacity and slope stability. (CEE 442 and GE 442 are cross-listed; credit may be earned in one of the two.)

Maximum units a student may earn: 4

Prerequisite(s): CEE 372  with a “C” or better.

Grading Basis: Graded
Units of Lecture: 3
Units of Laboratory/Studio: 1
Offered: Every Fall and Spring

Student Learning Outcomes
Upon completion of this course, students will be able to:
1. identify, formulate, and solve complex engineering problems by applying principles of engineering, science, and mathematics.
2. communicate effectively with a range of audiences.
3. recognize ethical and professional responsibilities in engineering situations and make informed judgments, which must consider the impact of engineering solutions in global, economic, environmental, and societal contexts.
4. function effectively on a team whose members together provide leadership, create a collaborative and inclusive environment, establish goals, plan tasks, and meet objectives.


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