Module Catalogues

Foundation Engineering

Module Title Foundation Engineering
Module Level Level 3
Module Credits 2.50
Academic Year 2020/21
Semester SEM1

Aims and Fit of Module

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..

Learning outcomes

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

Method of teaching and learning

The module is taught through formal lectures and class tutorials.