Module Catalogues

Geotechnical Engineering for Architectural Engineers

Module Title Geotechnical Engineering for Architectural Engineers
Module Level Level 3
Module Credits 2.50
Academic Year 2021/22
Semester SEM1

Aims and Fit of Module

This module aims to enable students to use Eurocodes for advanced foundation designs.

Learning outcomes

A Apply principles of shallow foundation design and construction including pads and strips.
B Apply principles of pile foundation design and construction.
C Analyse and design pile caps using the strut and tie model
D Compare foundation types and/or validate the results by hand calculations and/or software.

Method of teaching and learning

The module is taught through formal lectures and class tutorials.