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2020-2021 Catalog
CEG 3111: Foundation Engineering

Course Description for Foundation Engineering

CEG3111: Foundation Engineering
Prerequisites: CEG 3011C. This course is an introduction to geotechnical foundation engineering. The course emphasizes geotechnical conditions and their effect on the behavior, proportioning, and choice of foundation systems. Topics include site investigation techniques, factors of safety, and geotechnical design and analysis of shallow and deep foundations, rigid and flexible retaining structures, and braced excavations. (A material fee of $30 will be assessed.)