FACULTY OF ENGINEERINGCIVIL ENGINEERING

CE462 FOUNDATION ENGINEERING II

Course Code: 5620462
METU Credit (Theoretical-Laboratory hours/week): 3(2-2)
ECTS Credit: 5.0
Language of Instruction: English
Level of Study: Undergraduate
Course Coordinator: Assist.Prof.Dr NABİ KARTAL TOKER
Offered Semester: Fall or Spring Semesters.

Course Objective

The course emphasize pile foundation design and teach the state of the art concepts of behavior and design of single piles and pile groups.

Course Content

Deep foundations. Piles and pile foundations, types of piles, pile foundation design. Types of sheet pile walls. Single-wall, double-wall and cellular cofferdams. Box open and pneumatic caissons. Underpinning of existing structures.

Learning Outcomes

The course gives; -An ability to use the techniques, skills and modern engineering tolls necessary for engineering practice -An ability to identify, formulate and solve engineering problems