of Earth Science |Northeastern
TO GEOTECHNICAL ENGINEERING
(April 26, 2007)
By the end of
today's class, you should be able to do the following:
Describe a Proctor compaction test, and explain what its purpose is
* Tell what is meant by optimum water content and optimum dry unit
* Examine and interpret structural engineering plans for the foundation
of a building.
* List and explain each of the phases of earthwork.
* Identify the heavy
equipment used in earthwork.
© 2007 Laura L. Sanders. Last
April 29, 2007.