Foundation and Soil Engineering

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Course No: 14.431; Last Offered: Summer 2015;

Course Description

The application of soil mechanics to the design and analysis of foundations and soil structures. Topics include: soil origin and deposition, subsurface exploration, bearing capacity and settlement analyses, design of shallow foundations, earth pressures, retaining structures, and slope stability.

Prerequisites & Notes

  • Prerequisites: Pre-Req: 14.330 Soil Mechanics.
  • Special Notes:
  • Credits: 3;

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