|METU Credit (Theoretical-Laboratory hours/week):
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||Prof.Dr. KEMAL ÖNDER ÇETİN
||Fall or Spring Semesters.
The objective is to introduce the full spectrum of ground improvement methods to civil engineering undergraduates. Some of the methods are quite new. This course is a supplementary course to CE 366 Foundation Engineering.
Preloading, vertical drains, deep compaction of cohesionless soils: vibrofloatation, vibratory probes, compaction piles, dynamic compaction, blasting, grouting: permeating grouting, compaction grouting, chemical grouting, jet grouting, deep mixing. Soil reinforcement: Soil nailing, micro piles, reinforced earth, stone columns, lime columns, geotextiles, freezing, electro-osmosis.
An ability to apply knowledge of mathematics, science, and engineering, an ability to design and conduct experiments, as well as to analyze and interpret data, and an ability to use the techniques, skills, and modern engineering tools necessary for engineering design and practice