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Rensselaer Catalog 2009-2010 [Archived Catalog]

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CIVL 6520 - Advanced Foundations and Earth Structures


The applications of the principles of soil mechanics to the design of foundations, at the graduate level. Subsurface investigation. Design of footings, retaining walls, pile foundations, flexible retaining structures, anchor tie-backs, bridge piers, abutments, embankments and natural slopes. Slope stability analysis and landslide prevention. Earthquake effects. Case studies.

Prerequisites/Corequisites: Prerequisites: CIVL 4010, CIVL 4150.

When Offered: Spring term annually.



Credit Hours: 3



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