COURSE OBJECTIVES

• To enhance the skills related to bearing capacity and settlement evaluation of soils.
• To apply principles of soil mechanics to engineering problems pertaining to retaining structures, foundations and embankments.

COURSE LEARNING OUTCOMES (CLO)


CLO: 1. To investigate shear strength of soil and safety factor against bearing capacity, consolidation settlement and slope stability. (C5)
CLO: 2. to design various types of shallow and deep foundations and earthen dams. (C6)
CLO: 3. to justify and defend recommended factor of safety and stability against different geotechnical designs. (A4)
CLO: 4. to perform simple tasks related to geotechnical engineering (e.g. bearing capacity, settlement and slop stability analysis) using software tools. (C3)