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Course code

DE5207

Level

5

Credits

15.0

Estimated hours

150.0

To introduce the fundamentals of soil composition, the engineering properties of soils, and site investigation procedures.

Learning outcomes

Describe soil composition and calculate soil phase ratios

Determine basic engineering properties of soils

Classify soils in the field and from laboratory results

Describe and evaluate methods to improve the engineering properties of soils

Plan geotechnical site investigations and interpret the results