FACULTY OF ENGINEERINGCIVIL ENGINEERING

CE006 GEOTECHNICAL FORENSIC ENGINEERING

Course Code: 5627006
METU Credit (Theoretical-Laboratory hours/week): 3(3-0)
ECTS Credit: 8.0
Language of Instruction: English
Level of Study: Graduate
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Offered Semester: Fall or Spring Semesters.

Course Objective

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Course Content

Overview of engineering forensic. General types of damages. Typical examples of engineering disasters. Failure analysis procedures. Planning investigations. Document study. Site investigations. Nondestructive testing. Destructive testing. Laboratory testing. Forensic Foundation Engineering: Investigations. Settlement of structures. Causes of settlements. Lateral movements. Erosion. Scouring. Deterioration of foundation materials. Foundation problems related to groundwater and moisture. Case studies.

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