Advanced Foundation Engineering

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This course begins with review to pile foundation, and then will continue with advanced topics of pile foundation, such as, uplift capacity, group of piles and lateral capacity of piles. The course continues with the subject braced excavations. Sheet pile walls will be then covered. Then foundation on difficult soils will be studied. Then if time permits introduction to reinforced earth and introduction to geotechnical earthquake engineering will be given. It includes computer applications for pile foundation, sheet pile walls, and other applications in time permits.