|PDH Online Course Description
Learning Units (Hours)
J. Paul Guyer, P.E., R.A., Fellow ASCE, Fellow AEI
This course will introduce you to the principles and practices of laboratory testing of soils. You will learn about index property, permeability, consolidation, and shear strength tests. You will be introduced to dynamic testing methods, and tests on compacted soils. You will learn about laboratory equipment and test procedures. You will learn when the various ASTM (American Society for Testing and Materials) tests are applicable and how to utilize the test result data.
This course includes a multiple choice quiz at the end, which is designed to enhance the understanding of the course materials.
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