CVEEN 5305 - Introduction to Foundation Engineering

Description
Meets with CVEEN 6305. An introduction to the field of foundation engineering concentrating on the geotechnical background necessary for foundation analysis and design. Topics include shear strength of granular, cohesive and partially saturated soils; subsurface exploration and testing; lateral earth pressures and retaining walls; slope stability; settlement and ultimate bearing capacity of shallow foundations; seepage forces and filters. Enrollment Requirements: Prerequisites: "C-" or better in (CVEEN 3310 AND CVEEN 3315) AND Full Major status in (Civil Engineering OR Construction Engineering).
Credits
3
Recent Professors
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Recent Semesters
Fall 2019, Fall 2018, Fall 2017
Offered
TuTh, TH
Avg. Class Size
55
Avg. Sections
1