14.530 Driven Deep Foundations

Driven Deep Foundations

Course Details
Min Credits 3
Max Credits 3
Course ID 3022
Status Active

design and analyses of driven deep foundations including: Deep foundations classification and historical perspective. Effects of pile installation. Static capacity and settlement analysis of a single pile and a pile group under vertical loads. Insight of pile resistance including soil behavior and interfacial friction. Driven pile load test standards, construction, interpretation, and simulation. Dynamic analysis of driven piles, the wave equation analysis, dynamic measurements during driving and their interpretation. Reliability based design using the Load and Resistance Factor design (LRFD) methodology application for driven deep foundations.

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