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Overview

Principles of foundation types and design. Shallow foundations - general bearing capacity equations for vertical and inclined loads, settlement calculation, foundations in sand, rock and reactive clays. Earth pressures, retaining structures. Piles - advanced analysis of pile capacity, group analysis, lateral loading, dynamic integrity testing and analysis settlement analysis. Cast in-situ piles, sheet piles, diaphragm walls, anchored and strutted walls, - analysis and construction methods. Analysis of soil nailing and anchors in excavations. Design of footings for dynamic loading.

Study Level

Postgraduate

Offering Terms

Term 3

Campus

Kensington

Indicative contact hours

3

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