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Civil Engineering Technology


Introduces the basics of soil mechanics including: understanding the origins, properties and characteristics of different soils; using multiple systems to classify soils; soil compaction, and the relationship between moisture and density; stresses in soils (such as point loads, and uniformly distributed loads); and different methods of subsurface soil exploration (including probing, boring, and drilling).

Condition: Accepted in the Civil Engineering Associate Degree program or with Dean or Associate Dean approval.

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