CVE 510: GEOTECHNICAL ENGINEERING II (2 Units)


Earth retaining structures to include cantilever and anchored sheet pile walls, strutted
excavations. Design of shallow foundations to include strips and rafts. Deep foundation to
include piles, piers and caissons. Slope stability and earth dams. Introduction to site
investigation to include location of suitable highway subgrade materials. Lateral earth
pressures, rigid retaining structures (columb and rankine), flexible retaining structures and
foundation bearing and settlement.

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