of Earth Science |Northeastern
TO GEOTECHNICAL ENGINEERING
(March 8, 2007)
By the end of
today's class, you should be able to do the following:
* Use the USCS classification system to classify a soil on the basis of
lab tests. (Presentation by Jeff.)
* Describe the standard methods for characterizing a site in terms of
its geotechnical aspects. (Presentation by Matt and Dustin.)
* Use the USDA texture triangle to classify a soil sample.
* Use the AASHTO classification system to classify a soil sample.
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