CEE 590 - Geotechnical Field Measurement

Fall 2019

TitleSectionCRNTypeHoursTimesDaysLocationInstructor
Geotechnical Field MeasurementONL71947ONL4 -     Scott M. Olson

Course Description

Discussion of observational method in geotechnical engineering. Historical, theoretical, experimental, and empirical development of in-situ tests and instrumentation in geotechnical engineering. Practical applications and limitation of field testing devices and instruments. Interpretation of test results and measurements for geotechnical site characterization. Discussion of data acquisition systems and data management. Introduction of emerging technologies in field testing and instrumentation.

Credit Hours

4 hours

Prerequisites

Undergraduate degree and CEE 483 and CEE 484.

Subject Area

Civil and Environmental Engineering