Academic Catalog


Course Code: 5620468
METU Credit (Theoretical-Laboratory hours/week): 3(2-2)
ECTS Credit: 7.0
Department: Civil Engineering
Language of Instruction: English
Level of Study: Undergraduate
Course Coordinator: Lecturer ZEYNEP EKNMEZ
Offered Semester: Fall or Spring Semesters.
Prerequisite: Set 1: 5620363 , 5620366
The course set above should be completed before taking CE468 GEOTECHNICAL DESIGN .

Course Content

Design problems in geotechnical engineering: Shallow foundations, consideration of differential settlements, foundations on bored and driven piles, dewatering of a foundation pit, stabilization of landslips by various methods, In-situ retaining structures for excavation support, foundations on problem soils, ground improvement against excessive settlements and liquefaction.
Prerequisites: CE 363 and CE366