Shallow Foundations: Part One-Geotechnical Aspects of Shallow Foundation Design

Start Date
09/20/2013
End Date
09/20/2023
Description
Most structures are built on shallow foundations. The foundations must withstand the structure's weight without moving. This course explains in straightforward terms the soil’s aspects of shallow foundation design. This course covers the elements of site investigation, soil properties, strength of soils, bearing capacity and compressibility of soils are examined with the particular points of interest to shallow foundations.
Distance Learning
Yes
Course Equivalency
No
Subjects
Design-Build
Health, Safety and Welfare
Yes
Hours
3.0
Learning Outcomes
1) Learn about the foundations and their functions.
2) Understand the soil’s aspects of shallow foundation design.
3) the elements of site investigation, soil properties, strength of soils, bearing capacity and compressibility of soils are examined with the particular points of interest to shallow foundations.
Instructors
Dr. David J. Elton, P.E., M. ASCE
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Provider
Engineering Continuing Education


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