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Unit Code: CEB702

Unit Name: Geotechnical Engineering

Description: Engineers are expected to carry out certain geotechnical analysis before designing the shallow and seep foundations for structures, retaining structures, slopes and machine foundations. Also required to have knowledge about subsurface investigation methods, soil profiling and soil reports. This course will help you to understand principle of geotechnical engineering, bearing capacity aspects of soil, allowable settlements, load carrying capacity of axially and laterally loaded piles, estimation of earth pressure on retaining walls, retaining structures, slope stability and subsurface investigation methods. This course will introduce you to the foundation analysis relevant IT tools and spreadsheets. End of this course you will be able to gain knowledge to understand geotechnical principles and analyse the foundations for buildings, bridges and machines also slope stability and retaining structures as per the standards of practice.

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Prerequisite: CEB606

Prerequisite Sentence: N/A

Credit Point: 15

Offered In: Semester 1