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2018-2019 Catalog
CEG 6806: Ground and Site Improvement

Course Description for Ground and Site Improvement

CEG6806: Ground and Site Improvement
3
Prerequisite:  CEG 3011C
Description: This course covers methods for improving soil and rock and associated verification techniques for assessing ground improvements. Ground improvement methods discussed include mechanical modification (compaction), hydraulic modification (dewatering and vertical drains), grouting, and soil reinforcement. Verification techniques discussed will include field testing, intrusive testing, and geophysical testing.