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2018-2019 Undergraduate and Graduate Catalog 
2018-2019 Undergraduate and Graduate Catalog [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

C E 549 - Retaining Structure and Slope Stability

(3 units)

Prerequisite(s): C E 345  or equivalent.
Theory of earth pressures, retaining structures, design of retaining walls, sheet piles, mechanically stabilized earth, soil nails, anchored and braced excavation. Theory of slope stability, including shear strength, design charts, limit equilibrium analysis, seepage analysis, staged construction, and rapid drawdown.

Letter grade only (A-F). (Lecture-Problems 3 hours).