Mesut Pervizpour

CEE-347 Foundation Engineering and Design

Course Description:

Application of theories and principles of soil mechanics to geotechnical and structural foundation design. In-situ testing, subsurface exploration and soil sampling. Bearing capacity, settlement, lateral earth pressure principles. Design of shallow foundations: spread footings, beams on elastic foundations, mat foundations. Introduction to retaining walls: mechanically stabilized earth, concrete and sheet pile walls, walls for excavations. Design of deep foundations: single piles, pile foundations, drilled piers and caissons. Prerequisite: CEE 242.

Text book:Principles of Foundation Engineering, Thomson 7th ed., DAS

Principles of Geotechnical Engineering, Das.
Foundation Design, Principles and Practices, Coduto
Foundation Analysis and Design, Bowles
Foundation Engineering Handbook, Fang

Location and Hours: M,W

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