Jan 19, 2022  
2018-2019 Undergraduate and Graduate Catalog 
    
2018-2019 Undergraduate and Graduate Catalog [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

C E 446 - Retaining Walls and Slope Stability


(3 units)

Prerequisite: C E 345  with a grade of “C” or better.
Design and problem solving for retaining wall and slope stability shallow foundation projects. Theory of earth pressures behind structures utilizing soil mechanics theory. Theory of slope stability, including shear strength, design charts, and limit equilibrium analysis. 

Letter grade only (A-F). (Lecture-Problems 3 hours). Graduate students required to do additional readings and write a research term paper to deal with current topics in geotechnical engineering.