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ECIV 731 - Slope Stability, Retaining Systems, and Lateral Earth Pressure

Class Session: Thursday, August 23, 2018 - Friday, December 07, 2018

Credit: 3 semester hours of graduate credit

Prerequisites: ECIV 530

Instructor: Inthuorn Sasanakul

Note: APOGEE STUDENTS ONLY. Graduate Credit only

Course Description

Shear strength of soil and rock under effective stress. Slope stability analysis, tieback and reinforced earth systems. Computation of earth pressures for excavations and tunnels. Dewatering for construction.

General Information

Class meets on Mondays and Wednesdays from 11:00am-12:15pm

Course Delivery Type

A Web course is taught using one or more web delivery platforms such as Blackboard, Streaming Video, Adobe Connect etc. Students must have access to a high-speed Internet connection. More information will be provided by the instructor in the course syllabus.

(100% asynchronous - if course has any online or face-to-face meetings, live attendance will not be required. For any such sessions, there will be alternative ways to view or obtain the material covered).

Course Materials

See course syllabus for materials information.

Syllabus Information

Enrolled students will be able to view in Blackboard.

Assignment Information

Enrolled students will be able to view in Blackboard.

Information is accurate as of September 21, 2018, 4:33 am (Subject to change)

Special Fee Notification

Students may be required to be proctored during online test completion. If students are unable to attend test proctoring sessions in person at the Distributed Learning office, additional fees may apply for online test proctoring if the course requires online testing.

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