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CE-828 Advance Geotechnical Design
Campus SCEE (NICE)
Programs PG
Session Spring Semester 2017
Course Title Advance Geotechnical Design
Course Code CE-828
Credit Hours 3-0
Pre-Requisutes Graduate or 04 years
Course Objectives To equip the students with the design of shallow and deep foundations. Student should be able to understand the design methodology and limiting conditions.
Detail Content
  1. Bearing Capacity of Foundation
  2. Foundation Settlement
  3. Factors to Consider in Foundation Design
  4. Spreading Footing Design
  5. Special Footing & Beams on Elastic Foundations
  6. Single Pile Capacity
  7. Pile Foundation Groups
  8. Drilled Piers or Caissons
Text/Ref Books
  1. DAS, B.M. (1995), Principles of Foundation Engineering, 3rd Edition, PWS Publishing Company, California.
  2. Bowles J E, (1992), Foundation Analysis & Design, McGraw Hill, New York.
  3. Hsai-Yang Fang, (1991), Foundation Engineering Handbook, Van Nostrand Reinhold, NY.
  4. Coduto, D.P. (2001), Foundation Engineering; Principles and Practices, Prentice Hall.
Time Schedule Spring Semester 2015
Faculty/Resource Person Dr. Abdul Qudoos Khan, PhD