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CIE446 Foundation Engineering

[3–0, 3 cr.]

Analysis, design and construction aspects of foundations including: subsurface exploration and soil characterization; design of shallow foundations based on bearing capacity and settlement calculations; earth pressure theories and design of typical retaining structures; introduction to deep foundations design.

Prerequisite: CIE444 Soil Mechanics and CIE445 Soil Mechanics - Lab