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Course Code: 
CE441
Course Period: 
Autumn
Course Type: 
Core
Theoric: 
3
Practice: 
0
Credits: 
3
ECTS: 
6
Prerequisite Courses: 
Course Language: 
English
Course Coordinator: 
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Course Objectives: 
The goal of this course is to teach the students how to apply the soil mechanics principles and engineering behavior of soils, that they have learned in Soil Mechanics course, to the foundation engineering with new topics on design of shallow foundations.
Course Content: 

Applications of soil mechanics principles to design and analyses of foundations: Introduction to Foundation Engineering and foundation types, Site exploration and characterization, Bearing pressure, Bearing Capacity, Settlement of shallow foundations, Geotechnical design of spread footings, Classical lateral earth pressure theories, Retaining structures, Geotechnical design of cantilever retaining walls.

Course Methodology: 
1: Lecture by instructor, 3: Problem solving by instructor, 5: Problem solving
Course Evaluation Methods: 
A: Written exam, B: Multiple-choice exam C: Take-home quiz, D: Experiment report, E: Homework, F: Project, G: Presentation by student

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