Shallow Foundations (GT701)

Course Name: 

Shallow Foundations (GT701)

Programme: 

M.Tech (Geotechnical Engineering)

Semester: 

First

Category: 

Programme Core (PC)

Credits (L-T-P): 

03 (3-0-0)

Content: 

Assessments of foundation loads, Choice of foundation types,Determination of bearing capacity by theoretical approaches, penetration tests and plate load tests, Proportioning of footings by conventional and uniform settlement methods,, Structural design(limit state) of shallow foundations, Expansive soils- Problems and remedial measures. Footings on layered soils and sloping grounds.

References: 

1. Bowles, J.E., Foundation analysis and design, McGraw Hill. 2. Swamisaran S., Design of substructures, Oxford and IBH publishers 3. Winterkorn and Fang, Foundation Engineering handbook, Von NostranReenhold Co

Department: 

Civil Engineering
 

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Dr. Varghese George, Professor and Head
Department of Civil Engineering, NITK, Surathkal
P. O. Srinivasnagar, Mangalore - 575 025
Karnataka, India.

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