14.528 Drilled Deep Foundations

Drilled Deep Foundations

Course Details
Min Credits 3
Max Credits 3
Course ID 37401
Status Active

Design and analyses of drilled deep foundations including: Deep foundations classification and historical perspective. Cost analysis of foundations. Construction methods and monitoring techniques. Static capacity and displacement analyses of a single drilled foundation and a group under vertical and lateral loads. Traditional and alternative load test methods - standards, construction, interpretation, and simulation. Integrity testing methods. Reliability based design using the Load and Resistance Factor design (LRFD) methodology application for drilled deep foundations.

Pre/Co-Requisites: Pre-req: 14.531 Advanced Soil Mechanics, or Permission of Instructor.