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CIVE.4310 Foundation and Soil Engineering (Formerly 14.431)

Id: 002990 Credits Min: 3 Credits Max: 3


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-Req: 14.330 Soil Mechanics.

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