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CEIE 432: Foundation Design

Course Information from University Catalog

Limited to 2 Attempts


Introduction to various principles and practices of geotechnical engineering Including estimation of soil properties using in-situ tests, laboratory tests, and correlations. Course includes 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 and capacity analysis of deep foundations.

Equivalent to CEIE 431 (2012-2013 Catalog).

Hours of Lecture or Seminar per week: 3

When Offered: Fall, Spring

Hard-coded prerequisite (Prerequisite enforced by registration system.)

Prerequisite enforced by registration system.

Credits: 3

Prerequisites:

 Grade C or better In CEIE 305 or CEIE 331.

1 Course Sections Scheduled for Spring 2018

Expertise