Department of Earth Science |Northeastern Illinois University

INTRODUCTION TO GEOTECHNICAL ENGINEERING
ESCI 340
Spring, 2007

Daily Objectives #25  (April 26, 2007)                                                        Dr. Sanders

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 (review).

* Tell what is meant by optimum water content and optimum dry unit weight (review).


* 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.


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