University General Course Catalog 2022-2023 
    
    Jan 27, 2023  
University General Course Catalog 2022-2023
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CEE 642 - 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 642 and GE 642 are cross-listed; credit may be earned in one of the two.)

Maximum units a student may earn: 4

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.
5. develop and conduct appropriate experimentation, analyze and interpret data, and use engineering judgment to draw conclusions.


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