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Soil Science


SOIL 433/633 Soil Physics

Semester: Fall 2011

Instructor:Dr. Lyle Prunty
Office Location:147 Walster
Office Phone:701-231-8580
Office Hours:To Be Announced
Class Hours:Tuesdays and Thursdays 11:00am to 12:15 pm
plus arranged laboratory hours
Class Location:Room 221 Walster

Objectives and Methodology

The principal purpose of the course is to introduce basic concepts of soil physics.

The soil physics laboratory will be taught in parallel with the lecture topics.

Physical properties of major interest in the course include water content, density, particle size distribution, porosity, aggregation, compaction, hydraulic conductivity, and other transport properties.

Students completing the course will possess a working knowledge of soil physics and soil physical properties, how they are measured, and their correlations.



Any student with disabilities, or others who need special accommodations in this class, are invited to share their concerns or requests with the instructor as soon as possible.

Academic Dishonesty/Plagiarism:
Work in this course must adhere to the Code of Academic Responsibility and Conduct as cited in "Rights & Responsibilities of Community: A Code of Student Conduct"

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Soil Science Department
North Dakota State University
Phone: +1 (701) 231-8901 - Fax: (701) 231-7861
Campus address: Walster Hall 106
Mailing address: Dept 7680 PO Box 6050, Fargo, ND 58108-6050
Page manager: Nathan.Derby@NDSU.EDU

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