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Course Name
Turkish Temel İnşaatı I
English Foundation Engineering I
Course Code
INS 332 Credit Lecture
Semester 6
- 3 1 -
Course Language Turkish
Course Coordinator Recep İyisan
Recep İyisan
Course Objectives 1.To give an understanding of main subjects of foundation engineering
2.To express the importance of foundation engineering in the scope of civil engineering by proper examples
3.To express the importance of professional know-how and back ground by several cases
Course Description q
Course Outcomes Student, who passed the course satisfactorily can:
1. Learn why geotechnical engineering is needed
2. Learn what soil investigation and geotechnical report is and what are content of the report and how to prepare
3. What is slope failure How to calculate stability of a slope What are the improvement techniques for slope failure
4. Calculate lateral earth pressures acting on a retaining structure
5. Designing of retaining structure
6. Calculating the bearing capacity of a foundation base soil
7. Designing of shallow foundations
8. Determination of deep foundation type and learning the design criterias of them
9. Improving the soils by proper techniques
10. Compaction of fill deposits by proper techniques
Pre-requisite(s) INS 331, INS 331E minimum DD
Required Facilities
Textbook Principles for Foundation Engineering, by Braja M. Das, 4rd Edition, PWS-KENT Publishing Co., 1999.
Other References Foundation Analysis and Design, by J.E. Bowles 5th Edition, McGraw-Hill 1997.
Foundation Design Principles and Practices, by D.P. Coduto, Prentice Hall, McGraw-Hill 1994.
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