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Course Code :1114FTIGEO
Study domain:Construction
Academic year:2019-2020
Semester:1st semester
Sequentiality:The student has passed 3-Theory of Strength and Stability (1105FTISTS)
Contact hours:54
Study load (hours):168
Contract restrictions: No contract restriction
Language of instruction:Dutch
Exam period:exam in the 1st semester
Lecturer(s)Johan Blom
Mohammadtaher Ghalandari

3. Course contents *


1. Soil Parameters  and soil classifications

2 Geology

3. Determining soil structure

4  Soil parameters from soil bore testing

5. Permeability of the ground/soil

6. Soilstresses: total and effective stresses, pore water pressures

7. The shear resistance of the soil

8. Stresses induced by overloads 

9. Vertical deformations of the soil

10. Bearing capacity of shallow foundations

11. The Eurocodes in geotechnics

12. Design of shallow foundations

13. Bearing capacity of foundations on piles

14. Dewatering