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In-depth study of various laboratory and in-situ tests used to measure the shear strength, compressibility, and permeability of soils. Laboratory work includes index, consolidation, and triaxial tests. Field tests discussed include SPT, cone, vane, pressuremeter, and dilatometer. Discussion of methods used to process laboratory and field data. Report writing and hands-on laboratory testing. Recommendations: CEE 42.

Basic Enrollment Requirements: Unofficial Transcript - Bachelor's + 3.0 GPA.

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