code CB460
credit_hours 3
title Soil Mechanics and Foundations
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prequisites CB351
credit hours 3
Description/Outcomes Soil formation and identification - Physical and mechanical properties of soils - Soil description and classification - Exploration, sampling and in situ soil measurements - Soil report - Bearing capacity of soils - Shallow and deep foundations - Improving site soils for foundation use - Earth slopes and retaining structures - Seepage and dewatering - Impact of geotechnical considerations on architectural design and landscaping.
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objectives The course objective is introducing the student to the fundamentals of foundation and geotechnical engineering and their relation to the architectural design.
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ref. books Geotechnical Engineering: Soil Mechanics by CERNICA, John N., Publisher: Wiley, New York, Latest Edition.rnBasic Soil Mechanics by WHITLOW Publisher: Longman, Latest Edition.rnExperimental soil mechanics by BARDET, J.-P., Publisher: Prentice Hall, Latest Edition.rnGeotechnical Engineering: Foundation Design by CERNICA, John N., Publisher: Wiley, Latest Edition.rnEarth Reinforcement and Soil Structures by JONES, Colin Publisher: Thomas Telford, London, Latest Edition.rnSlope Stability and Stabilization Methods by ABRAMSON, Lee, Sharma and Boyce, Publisher: Wiley, New York, Latest Edition.rnFoundation Design and Construction by TOMLINSON, M. J. and Boorman R., Publisher: Longman, London, Latest Edition.rnFoundation Analysis and Design by BOWLES, J. E., Publisher: McGraw-Hill, New York, Latest Edition.rnDesign and Construction of Foundations, Egyptian Code for Soil Mechanics, Design and Construction of Foundations, 1st Edition, 10 Volumes, Al-Ahram Press, Latest Edition.rn
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textbook Soil Mechanics: Principles and Practice by BARNES, G. E., Publisher: MacMillan, London, Latest Edition.
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objective set combined
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