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CEE 581 - Dams, Embankments, and Slopes

Fall 2021

TitleRubricSectionCRNTypeHoursTimesDaysLocationInstructor
Dams, Embankments, and SlopesCEE581LM29681LCD41530 - 1650 T R  2310 Newmark Civil Engineering Bldg Timothy D Stark
Dams, Embankments, and SlopesCEE581ONL58949ONL41530 - 1650 M W    Timothy D Stark

Official Description

Fundamentals of static and seismic slope stability and shear strength; seepage in composite sections and anisotropic materials; methods of stability analyses; mechanism of failure of natural and man-made slopes; compaction; field observations. Course Information: 4 graduate hours. No professional credit. Prerequisite: CEE 483 - Applied Soil Mechanics.

Subject Area

Civil and Environmental Engineering

Course Description

Fundamentals of static and seismic slope stability and shear strength; seepage in composite sections and anisotropic materials; methods of stability analyses; mechanism of failure of natural and man-made slopes; compaction; and field observations are covered in this course.

Credit Hours

4 hours

Prerequisites

Undergraduate degree and CEE 483 - Applied Soil Mechanics or consent of the instructor.

Last updated

7/28/2016