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Fall 2017
Instructor: Dr. Mehrdad Razavi    
    Office Hours: Monday 3:00 pm to 5:00 pm  or by appointment
  Office: MSEC 288    
  Phone: (575) 835-6447    
    E-mail: mehrdad.razavi@nmt.edu    
           
  Calendar      

 

 

  Class Tuesday 11:00 AM to 12:15 PM MSEC 103  
           
  Class Thursday 11:00 AM to 12:15 PM MSEC 103  
           
  Lab: Section I Tuesday 2:00 PM to 4:30 PM MSEC 164  
           
  Lab: Section II Wednesday 2:00 PM to 4:30 PM MSEC 164  
           
  Lab: Section III Thursday 2:00 PM to 4:30 PM MSEC 164  

 

 

 
Assignment
Assigned Date
Due Date
Solution
Note
 
1 August 31, 2017 September 7, 2017 1  
 
2 September 7, 2017 September 14, 2017 2  
 
3 September 14, 2017 September 21, 2017 3  
 
4 September 21, 2017 September 28, 2017 4  
 
5 September 28, 2017 October 5, 2017 5  
 
6 October 5, 2017 October 12, 2017 6  
 
7 October 12, 2017 October 19, 2017 7  
 
8 October 19, 2017 October 26, 2017 8  
 
9 October 26, 2017 November 2, 2017 9  
    10 November 2, 2017 November 9, 2017 10  
    11 November 9, 2017 November 16, 2017 11  
    12 November 16, 2017 November 23, 2016 12  
  13 NOvember 30, 2017 December 7, 2017 13  

 

 

 
Quiz No.
Date
Reading Assignment
 
1 August 31, 2017 Phase Relationships
 
2 September 14, 2017 Grain Size Distribution
 
3 September 28, 2017 Clay Minerals (pp 122-133)
 
     
 
     
 
     
 
     
 
     

 

                            

 
Lab No.
Section
Date
Test
Report Due Date
Note
 
1
I-II-III
9/7
Video: Subsurface Exploration and Sampling
9/14
Individual Report
 
2
I-II-III
9/12-9/13-9/14
Specific Gravity of Soil Solids
9/19-9/20-9/21
Group Report
 
3
I-II-III
9/19-9/20-9/21
Grain Size Distribution I: Sieve Analysis
9/26-9/27-9/28
Group Report
 
4
I-II-III
9/26-9/27-9/28
Grain Size Distribution II: Hydrometer Analysis
10/3-10/4-10/5
Group Report
 
5
I-II-III
10/3-10/4-10/5
Atterberg Limits
10/10-10/11-10/12
Group Report
 
6
I-II-III
10/10-10/11-10/12
Compaction: Standard Proctor
10/17-10/18-10/19
Group Report
 
7
I-II-III
10/17-10/18-10/19
Permeability: Constant Head and Falling Head
10/24-10/25-10/26
Group Report
 
8
I-II-III
10/24-10/25-10/26
Direct Shear Test
10/31-11/1-11/2
Group Report:  Download Raw Data
 
9
I-II-III
10/31-11/1-11/2
Unconfined Compression Strength
11/7-11/8-11/9
Group Report: Download Raw Data
 
10
I-II-III
11/7-11/8-11/9
Triaxial Shear Strength
11/14-11/15-11/16
Individual Report
 
11
I-II-III
11/14-11/15-11/16
12/8
Group Report: Download Raw Data
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 

 

 

 
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Exam
Time
Date
Location
  Midterm 11:00 am 12:15 am October 12, 2017 MSEC 103
  Final 6:00 pm 9:00 pm December 12, 2017 MSEC 101
           

 

 

 

 

 
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