This course will cover the following topics related to foundation design: design of shallow foundations, including spread footings, combined footings, and mat foundations; design of deep foundations, including single piles, pile groups, and drilled shafts; design of laterally-loaded piles; construction monitoring and testing methods for driven piles; design of foundations for vibration control; foundations on difficult Soils; underpinning; and the design of buried culverts.

Course prerequisite(s): 

560.305 Soil Mechanics (or equivalent) or 565.606 Geotechnical Engineering Principles.

Course instructor(s):