Design and Construction of Earth Structures and Foundations

  • Construction & Building Engineering |


Types of foundation and ion criteria - Design of shallow and deep foundations - Construction and practical considerations - Pile-load test - Retaining structures - Sheet-pile walls - Diaphragm walls.


Bachelor Degree in Construction and Building Engineering


  • The course objective is introducing the student to the basic aspects of design, analysis and construction of retaining structures and foundations.


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Course Content

content serial Description
1Week No.1: Shallow foundations.
2Week No.2: Design of isolated footings.
3Week No.3: Combined footings.
4Week No.4: Strap footings 1.
5Week No.5: Strap footings 2.
6Week No.6: Mat foundations.
7Week No.7: Retaining walls and structures.
8Week No.8: Sheet-pile walls 1.
9Week No.9: Sheet-pile walls 2.
10Week No.10: Sheet-pile walls 3.
11Week No.11: Piles.
12Week No.12: Single piles.
13Week No.13: Pile groups.
14Week No.14: Pile-load test.
15Week No.15: Pile caps.
16Week No.16: Final Exam.

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