1.364 Advanced Geotechnical Engineering


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Methodology for site characterization and geotechnical aspects of the design and construction of foundation systems. Topics include site investigation (with emphasis on in situ testing), shallow (footings and raftings) and deep (piles and caissons) foundations, excavation support systems, groundwater control, slope stability, soil improvement (compaction, soil reinforcement, etc.), and construction monitoring.

This class has 1.361 as a prerequisite.

1.364 will be offered this semester (Fall 2018). It is instructed by A. Whittle.

This class counts for a total of 9 credits. This is a graduate-level class.

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