Engineering - Course - Foundation Engineering

  • Course Code: CVLE432
  • Credits: 3
  • Hours Distribution: (3Crs.:3Lec,0Lab)
  • Course Type: Civil Engineering Core Courses (CECC)

Course Description

Soil investigation, sampling and in-situ testing. Shallow foundation: types, bearing capacity and settlement, design of isolated, combined and raft foundations. Groundwater control and dewatering. Deep foundations: bearing capacity and settlement / displacement of axially-and laterally-loaded piles, driving formulas, pile load tests, negative skin friction, pile groups; structural design of pile caps. Code requirements, computer applications. Pre-req: CVLE 333 and CVLE 322.