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Courses - Spring 2024
Engineering, Civil Department Site
Open Seats as of
05/22/2024 at 01:30 PM
Advanced Foundations Systems
Credits: 3
Grad Meth: Reg, Aud
Prerequisite: ENCE340; or students who have taken courses with comparable content may contact the department.
Review of soil properties and subsurface exploration, evaluation and design of shallow foundations, including settlement and bearing capacity of spread footings and mats. Discussion of methods of soil improvement. Analysis and design of deep foundations including single pile, pile load testing, pile group actions, and drilled shaft foundations for both vertical and horizontal loads. Load and resistance factor design concepts will be presented.