University of Calgary

ENCI 665 - Fundamentals Of Soil Behaviour - Fall 2020

Principle of effective stress in saturated soil, unsaturated soil and clay. Engineering properties of soils. Shear strength and deformation characteristics of soils in static, cyclic, drained and/or undrained loading. Laboratory testing of soils. One-dimensional consolidation, poro-elastic deformation, swelling mechanism, time-dependent deformation and soil contamination in soils.
This course may not be repeated for credit.


  • H(3-0)


This course will be offered next in Fall 2022.
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