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Foundation Engineering

Foundation Engineering

Published by uLektz

Course Code:ULZ0150

Author:uLektz

University: General for All University

Regulation:2017

Categories:General Engineering

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Topics
UNIT I SITE INVESTIGATION AND SELECTION OF FOUNDATION

1.1 Scope and objectives

1.2 Methods of exploration

1.3 Auguring and boring

1.4 Wash boring and rotary drilling

1.5 Depth of boring

1.6 Spacing of bore hole

1.7 Sampling techniques

1.8 Representative and undisturbed sampling

1.9 Methods- Split spoon sampler, Thin wall sampler, Stationery piston sampler

1.10 Penetration tests (SPT and SCPT)

1.11 Bore log report

1.12 Data interpretation

1.13 Strength parameters and Liquefaction potential

1.14 Selection of foundation based on soil condition

UNIT II SHALLOW FOUNDATION

2.1 Introduction

2.2 Location and depth of foundation

2.3 Codal provisions

2.4 Bearing capacity of shallow foundation on homogeneous deposits

2.5 Terzaghi‟s formula and BIS formula

2.6 Factors affecting bearing capacity – problems

2.7 Bearing capacity from in-situ tests (SPT, SCPT and plate load)

2.8 Allowable bearing pressure

2.9 Seismic considerations in bearing capacity evaluation

2.10 Determination of Settlement of foundations on on granular and clay deposits

2.11 Total and differential settlement

2.12 Allowable settlements

2.13 Codal provision

2.14 Methods of minimizing total and differential settlements.

UNIT III FOOTINGS AND RAFTS

3.1 Types of footings

3.2 Contact pressure distribution

3.3 Isolated footing

3.4 Combined footings

3.5 Types and proportioning

3.6 Mat foundation

3.7 Types and applications

3.8 Proportioning

3.9 Floating foundation

3.10 Seismic force consideration

3.11 Codal Provision

UNIT IV PILE FOUNDATION

4.1 Types of piles and their function

4.2 Factors influencing the selection of pile

4.3 Carrying capacity of single pile in granular and cohesive soil

4.4 Static formula

4.5 Dynamic formulae (Engineering news and Hileys)

4.6 Capacity from insitu tests (SPT and SCPT)SPT

4.7 Negative skin friction

4.8 Uplift capacity

4.9 Group capacity by different methods(Feld‟s rule, Converse – Labarra formula and block failure criterion)

4.10 Settlement of pile groups

4.11 Interpretation of pile load test (routine test only)

4.12 Under reamed piles

4.13 Capacity under compression and uplift.

UNIT V RETAINING WALLS

5.1 Plastic equilibrium in soils

5.2 Active and passive states

5.3 Rankine’s theory

5.4 Cohesionless and cohesive soil

5.5 Coulomb’s wedge theory

5.6 Condition for critical failure plane

5.7 Earth pressure on retaining walls of simple configurations

5.8 Culmann Graphical method

5.9 Pressure on the wall due to line load

5.10 Stability analysis of retaining walls

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