Course Number
Primary Program
Civil Engineering
Course Format

This course introduces students to soil mechanics in the marine environment. Topics covered include the nature of marine sediments, soil behavior due to cyclic loading, marine geotechnical investigations, shallow foundations and dead-weight anchors, pile foundations and anchors, penetration and breakout of objects on the seafloor, and project planning. Prerequisite(s): Open to EP Civil Engineering students only, or students who have taken 565.606 Geotechnical Engineering Principles.

Course Offerings

There are no sections currently offered, however you can view a sample syllabus from a prior section of this course.