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Unit of Study CIVL1008 - Construction Materials - Soils (2022)

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On completion of this unit, students should be able to:

describe the basic physical and mechanical properties of wet and dry soil and determine these properties using standard laboratory methods

apply the principles of soil stabilisation

apply the principles of earthworks construction.

describe the fundamentals of subsurface exploration

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