GEOTECHNICAL ENGINEERING I – EN4723

Spring 2005

COURSE TIMETABLE (approx.)

Week

Topic

Reading

Quizzes/

Problems Sets

Lab. Exercises

May

2 – 6

Soil

description and

classification

2.1 – 2.4

   

May

9 – 13

2.5 – 2.7

3.1 – 3.12

PS1

1, 2, 3

May

16 – 20

4.2

5.1 – 5.4

PS2

4, 5

Soil

compaction

May

23 – 27

(5.6 – 5.10)

6.1 – 6.4

PS3

6, 7

Flow

of water

in soils

May 30

June 3

6.5 – 6.7

7.1 – 7.3

PS4

Quiz 1

8

June

6 – 10

7.4 – 7.8

PS5

9, 10

June

13 – 17

8.1 – 8.3

PS6

 

 

Effective

stress

June

23 – 24

8.4 – 8.6

June 

27 - 30

Stresses in a

soil mass

Chapter 9

PS7

Quiz 2

11

(demo)

July

4 – 8

Compressibility

of soils

10.1 – 10.9

PS8

 

July

11 – 17

10.10 – 10.13

PS9

Quiz 3

12

July

18 – 22

10.14 – 10.16

 

PS10

 

July 

25 – 29

Review

     

 

Grading: Midterm: 25%
Lab. Exercises: 25%
Final Exam: 50%