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GEOTECHNICAL ENGINEERING
Country - Partner Institution - Programs: South Africa - University of Cape Town - 'Univ. of Cape Town'
UC Course SubjectCivil Engineering
Number & Suffix: 103 A
Full UC Title: GEOTECHNICAL ENGINEERING 
Transcript Title: GEOTECH ENGINEERING 
UC QTR Units - Division: 5.0 - Upper Division 
Course Description: This course provides an introduction to fundamental soil mechanics concepts necessary for the detailed study and design of geotechnical structures. It provides a study of the nature of soils as engineering materials, common soil classification systems, the significance of the presence of water in the soil and the effects of its movement in the ground on the engineering properties of soil, soil response to loading, the stress-strain-strength response of soils, and other theories relevant to engineering soil behavior. Assessment: assignments, laboratory work, and tests (50%); final exam (50%). 
Language of Instruction: English
 
Partner Title: GEOTECHNICAL ENGINEERING I 
Partner University Department: Civil Engineering 
Partner University Course Number: CIV2039S