Community College of Allegheny County (CCAC)

Community College of Allegheny County

Course Description


CET-202 - Soils in Construction (4 credits)
Prerequisite(s): PREREQUISITES: PHY113
This course is a study of the composition, classification, and processing of soils and their influence on the construction process. Laboratory tests will be performed on soils and aggregates to determine their physical and mechanical properties. Topics include soil properties, soil testing, detailed computations, evaluation of testing methods and results, excavation, and types of foundations.


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