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CEE 4410 Retaining Structures and Slopes

  • Instructor: Thomas O'Rourke
  • Dept: Civil and Environmental Engineering
  • Title: Professor
  • Address: 323 Hollister Hall
  • Phone: 607 255-6470
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Lecture: MW 8:40-9:55 HLS 312
Section: M 1:25-2:40 HLS 368

4 credits.

Prerequisite: CEE 3410. Co-meets with CEE 6410.

Covers earth pressure theories; design of rigid, flexible, braced, tied-back, slurry wall, soil nailing, and reinforced soil structures; stability of excavation, cut, and natural slopes; and design problems stressing application of course material under field conditions of engineering practice.

Outcome 1: Students gain the ability to apply knowledge of mathematics, science, and engineering.

Outcome 2: Students gain the ability to design a system, component, or process to meet desired needs.

Outcome 3: Students gain the ability to function on multi-disciplinary teams.

Outcome 4: Students gain the ability to communicate effectively.

Outcome 5: Students gain the ability to use the techniques, skills, and modern engineering tools necessary for engineering practice.

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