code CB463
credit_hours 3
title Design and Construction of Earth Structures and Foundations
arbic title
prequisites CB362 and CB354
credit hours 3
Description/Outcomes 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.
arabic Description/Outcomes
objectives The course objective is introducing the student to the basic aspects of design, analysis and construction of retaining structures and foundations.
arabic objectives
ref. books Foundation Analysis and Design by BOWLES, J. E. Publisher: McGraw-Hill, New York, Latest Edition.rnSoil Mechanics: Principles and Practice by BARNES, G. E., Publisher: McMillan, London, Latest Edition.rnGeotechnical Engineering: Foundation Design by CERNICA, John N., Publisher: Wiley, Latest Edition.rnSoil Mechanics by CRAIG, R. F., Publisher: Chapman and Hall, Latest Edition.rnPiling Engineering by FLEMING, Weltman, Randolph and Elson, Publisher: Blackie, London, Latest Edition.rnEarth Reinforcement and Soil Structures by JONES, Colin, Publisher: Thomas Telford, London, Latest Edition.rnFoundation Design and Construction by TOMLINSON, M. J. and Boorman R. Publisher: Longman, London, Latest Edition.rnSlope Stability and Stabilization Methods by ABRAMSON, Lee, Sharma and Boyce, Publisher: Wiley, 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
arabic ref. books
textbook Principles of Foundation Engineering by DAS, Braja M., Publisher: Brooks-Cole, London, Latest Edition.
arabic textbook
objective set combined
content set combined
Course Content
content serial Description
1 Week No.1: Shallow foundations.
2 Week No.2: Design of isolated footings.
3 Week No.3: Combined footings.
4 Week No.4: Strap footings 1.
5 Week No.5: Strap footings 2.
6 Week No.6: Mat foundations.
7 Week No.7: Retaining walls and structures.
8 Week No.8: Sheet-pile walls 1.
9 Week No.9: Sheet-pile walls 2.
10 Week No.10: Sheet-pile walls 3.
11 Week No.11: Piles.
12 Week No.12: Single piles.
13 Week No.13: Pile groups.
14 Week No.14: Pile-load test.
15 Week No.15: Pile caps.
16 Week No.16: Final Exam.