Course Detail
Units:
4.0
Course Components:
Lecture
Enrollment Information
Enrollment Requirement:
Prerequisites: (CVEEN 3310 AND GEO 5350) AND CVEEN 5305 OR MG EN 5150. Recommended Prerequisite: Completed or concurrently enrolled in GEO 4500.
Requirement Designation:
Quantitative Intensive BS
Description
Comprehensive design experience in the field of geo-engineering, starting from the design of a site investigation and its cost estimate, and continuing with the analysis of site investigation data, and their use in students term project. Reliability-based design levels I, II and III, AASHTO LRFD as an example of design code. Slope stabilization methods, foundations on unstable slopes. Students prepare geotechnical and design reports, along with drawings in a "design studio" setting. Design process including the Environmental Impact Statement/Assessment, project formats. 2 2-hour lectures/labs with term project reviews or class design projects.