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CEE 581 - Dams, Embankments, and Slopes

Fall 2014

Earth DamsONL58949ONL4 -    Timothy D Stark

Course Description

Fundamentals of static and seismic slope stability and shear strength; seepage in composite sections and anisotropic materials; methods of stability analyses; mechanism of failure of natural and man-made slopes; compaction; and field observations are covered in this course.

Credit Hours

4 hours


Undergraduate degree and CEE 483 - Applied Soil Mechanics or consent of the instructor.

Subject Area

  • Civil and Environmental Engineering