CIVE 485

Foundation Engineering

Units: 1.5

Hours: 3-0-0

Soil Investigation Programs. Soil Classification Analyses. Failure modes and bearing capacity of shallow foundations. Vertical stress distribution below a shallow foundation. Primary consolidation settlement of shallow foundations on cohesive and non-cohesive soils. Pile foundations under vertical and lateral loads. Analytical techniques for shallow and deep foundation systems design, lope stability and retaining walls design.



Undergraduate course in Civil Engineering offered by the Faculty of Engineering.

Summer 2019 Fall 2019 Spring 2020

Summer timetable available: February 15. Fall and Spring timetables available: May 15.

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