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Foundation Engineering
Fall 2013
Monday 15:30~16:20; Thursday 10:10~12:00


Instructor:    林志平
Room:         EB222
Phone:         31574
Email:         cplin@mail.nctu.edu.tw
 

T.A. (助教):許碩洋(55018; edward_55890@hotmail.com
                      黎光曜(55018; sam28331196@yahoo.com.tw

Required Text:
Das, B. M., Principles of Foundation Engineering, 7th Ed., Thomson
Referece:

Coduto, D. P., Foundation Design: Principles and Practices, 2nd Ed., Prentice Hall

 


Mode of Operation:
This is a design course. Both individual and group tasks (in class or homework assignments) will be assigned.  Lectures will emphasize student participation and will follow the outline below.

 

Topics Reading Hours
BACKGROUND
Review of Soil Mechanics 1.1~1.21 4
Subsurface Exploration 2.10~2.27 4
SHALLOW FOUNDATION
Shallow Foundations - Ultimate Bearing Capacity 3.1~3.12
4.1~4.10
4
First Exam 2
Shallow Foundations - Allowable Bearing Capacity & Settlement 5.9~5.20 5
Mat Foundations 6.1~6.8 2
RETAINING STRUCTURES
Lateral Earth Pressure 7.1~7.13 3
Second Exam
Gravity & Cantilever Walls 8.1~8.10 2
Reinforced Walls 8.11~8.18 2
Sheet Pile Walls 9.1~9.19 3
Third Exam
Braced Cuts 10.1~10.8 3
2
DEEP FOUNDATIONS
Pile Foundation 11.1~11.19 8
Group Piles 11.20~11.24 2
Drilled Shafts 12.1~12.13 3

Final Exam
 

 

Grading:
Homework Assignment
First Exam      
Second Exam
Third Exam
Final Exam
                       
Percentage:
20%
20%
20%
20%
20%

Policies:

  1. Bring CALCULATOR to the class.

  2. Late assignments are penalized by 10% the first day, 50% the second day, and 100% after one week.

  3. You should notify the professor THREE days ahead of time if you cannot take the exam on the specified day.

  4. Request to regrade test must be filed within FIVE days.

  5. Please arrive in the classroom ON TIME!!! 

  6. PLAY HARD, STUDY HARD!!!

 

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