FACULTY OF ENGINEERINGCIVIL ENGINEERING

CE569 DEEP EXCAVATIONS &RETAINING STRUCTURES

Course Code: 5620569
METU Credit (Theoretical-Laboratory hours/week): 3(3-0)
ECTS Credit: 8.0
Language of Instruction: English
Level of Study: Graduate
Course Coordinator: Academic Staff Dr. ASLI ÖZKESKİN ÇEVİK
Offered Semester: Fall or Spring Semesters.

Course Objective

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Course Content

Earth retaining systems for deep excavations. Water pressure acting on earth retaining systems and related problems. Lateral earth pressure acting on earth retaining systems. Lateral supporting elements: Ground anchors and struts. Types, components, production and installation, dimensioning, bearing capacity, corrosion protection, testing and prestressing of anchors. Lateral and vertical displacements of adjacent ground. Modes of failure of retaining systems. Sloped excavations in soil and rock. Instrumentation and monitoring of deep excavations. Soil nailing: system description and design. (R)

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