This module aims to enable students to use Euro Codes for advanced foundation designs, andensure that students have adequate knowledgeof the structural behaviour of foundations..
A. Apply principles of foundation design and construction including pads, strips, piles, pile caps
B. Assess stability and failure behavior of different foundations under various loading conditions
C. Apply knowledge and skills in the design of gravity foundations and retaining walls.
D. Compare foundation designs by using computer software analysis and manual calculations
The module is taught through formal lectures and class tutorials.