May 23, 2024  
2016-17 Gaston College Catalog 
    
2016-17 Gaston College Catalog [THIS CATALOG IS OUT-OF-DATE. USE THE CURRENT CATALOG TO FIND CURRENT PROGRAMS.]

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CIV 111 Soils and Foundations (4 Credit Hours)


Class Hours: 2
Lab Hours: 4
Clinical/Work Experience Hours: 0
Prerequisites: Take EGR 250  EGR 251 or MEC 210
Corequisites: None
This course presents an overview of soil as a construction material using both analysis and testing procedures. Topics include index properties, classification, stress analysis, compressibility, compaction, dewatering, excavation, stabilization, settlement, and foundations. Upon completion, students should be able to perform basic soil tests and analyze engineering properties of soil. Oral and written communications skills will be emphasized.



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