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Course Title[Course Code]:Problematic Geo-materials[CVE 502]

Faculty: Engineering, Shoubra
Department: Civil Engineering
Program: Geotechnical Engineering
Compulsory / Elective:Compulsory
Postgraduate(Diploma-Not Available)
Lecture:( 3 ) Practical / Clinical:( - ) Tutorial:( - )

Course Description:
This course presents many of the fundamental concepts behind the mechanical behavior of unsaturated soils such as collapsible soils and expansive soils and rocks. It also includes the engineering problems and geotechnical solutions for weak problematic geomaterials such as; organic soils, compressible silts, soft clay, shale, cavernous limestone and soluble gypsum.