Foundations

Civil Engineering
5 ECTS; 3º Ano, 1º Semestre, 30,0 T + 30,0 PL

Lecturer

Prerequisites
Mechanics of soils. Strength of Materials

Objectives
Students should know design Foundations.
Design knowledge and construction processes in these
subjects

Program
Shallow foundations. Deep foundations. Soil-retaining structures. Excavations.

Evaluation Methodology
Written tests (intermediate test or final exam)
Pass requirement: a minimum mark of 9.5 in the theoretical part of the written test is required.

Bibliography
- Tomlinson, M. (2001). Foudation Design and Construction. (Vol. -). -: --Pearson Prentice Hall
- Terzaghi Ralph B. Peck, K. (1973). Mecanica de Suelos en La Ingenieria Practica. (Vol. -). -: -Editorial El Ateneo SA

Method of interaction
Lectures and exercises followed by resolution of practical cases.

Software used in class