Department of Earth Science |Northeastern Illinois University

INTRODUCTION TO GEOTECHNICAL ENGINEERING
ESCI 340
Spring, 2007

Daily Objectives #16  (March 8, 2007)                                                        Dr. Sanders

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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