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CEIE 532: Foundation Design

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Introduction to various principles and practice of geotechnical engineering including estimation of soil properties using in-situ tests, laboratory tests, and correlations. Course includes the study of earth pressure theories as applied to the design of retaining walls, anchored bulkheads, and excavation bracing. Additional topics include retaining wall stability, bearing capacity and settlement of shallow foundations on sands and clays and design considerations for deep foundations.

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Introduction to various principles and practice of geotechnical engineering including estimation of soil properties using in-situ tests, laboratory tests, and correlations. Course includes the study of earth pressure theories as applied to the design of retaining walls, anchored bulkheads, and excavation bracing. Additional topics include retaining wall stability, bearing capacity and settlement of shallow foundations on sands and clays and design considerations for deep foundations.

When Offered: Spring.

Hours of Lecture or Seminar per week: 3

 

Credits: 3

Prerequisites:

Graduate Standing.

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