CE569 DEEP EXCAVATIONS &RETAINING STRUCTURES
|METU Credit (Theoretical-Laboratory hours/week):||3(3-0)|
|Language of Instruction:||English|
|Level of Study:||Graduate|
|Course Coordinator:||Academic Staff Dr. ASLI ÖZKESKİN ÇEVİK|
|Offered Semester:||Fall or Spring Semesters.|
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Course ContentEarth 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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