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    Merrimack College
   
 
  Feb 21, 2018
 
 
    
2017-2018 Undergraduate Catalog

CEN 3020 - Geotechnical Engineering

Credits: 4
An introduction to the fundamental principles of geotechnical engineering: the interaction of earth materials with the built environment. Soil composition, classification, compaction, seepage, consolidation, and shear strength. Intensive laboratory exercises familiarize the student with standard laboratory test methods for soil property determination and to reinforce data collection, data analysis, and report writing skills.
Prerequisite(s): GEN 2012  and GEN 3040 .