GEOTECHNICAL ENGINEERING II – EN6723

Fall 2003

 

Instructor:

Radu Popescu

Teaching Assistants

Lectures: 10 - 10:50

 Mon, Wed, Fri

Alireza Azizian Ahmad Jafari
Office:

EN3015

Office:

EN3053

Office:

EN3053

Laboratory:

Wed. 2:00 – 5:00

Tel. 737-8956 Tel. 737-8554 Tel. 737-8554 Tutorials:

Th. 4:00 – 4:50

radu@engr.mun.ca azizian@engr.mun.ca ahmad@engr.mun.ca

 

COURSE TIMETABLE (approx.)

Week

Topic

Reading

Tutorial

Laboratory

Sept. 3-5

Shear strength

of soil

9.1 and 11.1

   

Sept. 8-12

11.2 – 11.4

T1

 

Sept. 15-19

11.5 – 11.10

T2

L-1

Sept. 22-26

11.11 – 11.16

T3

L-2

Sep.29 - Oct.3

Lateral

earth pressure

12.1 – 12.6

T4

L-3

Oct. 6-10

12.7-10, 14, 16

T5

 

Oct. 15-17

Bearing capacity

15.1 – 15.4

T6

P-1

Oct. 20-24

15.5 – 15.10

T7

 

Oct.27-31

Review 

Ch. 11 and 12

Midterm Oct 29

 

Nov. 3-7

 

Slope

stability

14.1 – 14.4

T8

P-2

Nov. 10-14

14.5 – 14.9

T9

 

Nov. 17-21

14.10 – 14.13

T10

P-3

Nov.24-Dec.1

Review

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Review

 

T – Tutorial

L – Soil laboratory

P – Mini project

 

Grading: Tutorials: 10%
Soil Labs: 10%
Mini projects: 10%
Midterm 25%
Final exam: 45%

Active participation in tutorials and labs will be taken into account