14.431 Foundation and Soil Engineering

Foundation and Soil Engineering

Course Details
Min Credits 3
Max Credits 3
Course ID 2990
Status Active

The application of soil mechanics to the design and analysis of foundations and soil structures. Topics include: soil origin and deposition, subsurface exploration, bearing capacity and settlement analyses, design of shallow foundations, earth pressures, retaining structures, and slope stability.

Pre/Co-Requisites: Pre-Req: 14.330 Soil Mechanics.