Academic Catalog

CE366 FOUNDATION ENGINEERING I

Course Code: 5620366
METU Credit (Theoretical-Laboratory hours/week): 3(2-2)
ECTS Credit: 4.0
Department: Civil Engineering
Language of Instruction: English
Level of Study: Undergraduate
Course Coordinator: Prof.Dr. ERDAL OKA
Offered Semester: Spring Semesters.
Prerequisite: Set 1: 5620363
The course set above should be completed before taking CE366 FOUNDATION ENGINEERING I.

Course Content

Site investigations, retaining structures, excavations, dewatering, shallow foundation design, bearing capacity, settlement, stress distribution in soils, initial settlement, consolidation settlement, permissible settlement, deep foundation design, bearing capacity, settlement, types of piles, ground improvement.