Learning Objectives: 1.Define geotechical engineering. 2. Highlight the different projects in which geotechnical engineers engage, including the current projects involving current university students. 3. Explore the different machinery used in the field and for conducting tests. 4. Analyze the impact of geotechnical engineering through the 3 S's. 5. Conduct mechnically stabilized earth in class demonstrations.
Keywords: Geotechnical engineering defined, overview of real-world issues and solutions, Soil, particle size, particle shape, cohesion, angle of repose, angle of internal friction, shear strength, bearing capacity, factor of safety