Pile Foundation

Foundation Design, Civil Engineering: Foundation Engineering, Basic Engineering Problems and Solution

updated on icon Updated on Nov, 2023

language icon Language - English

person icon Vipin Chandra Joshi

architecture icon Civil Engineering,Geotechnical Engineering,Teaching & Academics,Engineering

Lectures -6

Duration -2 hours


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Course Description

An extensive course on Pile foundation covering all the basic learning one has got through the textbooks of Foundation Engineering. The course covers the basic as well as deep learning required by graduates, practicing Geotechnical Engineers and Consultants.

Course Objectives and Outcomes:

  • In this course, the student will be able to understand the various topics and terminologies used in Foundation Engineering. 

  • This course will be helpful for Practicing Engineers, Consultants, Undergraduate and Post Graduate students, Researchers, Industry Specialist, Lab Instructors, and a wide array of Geotechnical Design Engineers. 

  • The course covers relevant topics from Foundation Engineering and gives you an insight on various topics in detail.

  • This course addresses various types of Pile foundation, Classification of Pile Foundation, Pile load capacity in compression, Pile in Granular soils (sand), Piles in Clay, Numericals on Pile Foundation, Group action of Piles, free-standing Pile, Ultimate load capacity of pile group, Pile Group in Sand and clay, Numericals on Pile Group in Sand and clay, Group Efficiency of Piles, Group Settlement Ratio, Settlement of Pile Group in clay, Settlement of Pile Group in Sand, Numericals on Settlement of pile group.

  • The student will be able to design the pile foundation based on theories explained in the course module.

The UG, PG, Research Scholars, Consulting Geotechnical Engineers, Industry specialist, Practicing Engineers, and Faculty members from different institutions can enrolled themselves in course to get brief on Pile foundation


What will you learn in this course:

After completing a course on Pile Foundation the learners will get sufficient knowledge;

  • Brief on Pile Foundation
  • Practical Approach on Pile Foundation


What are the prerequisites for this course?

  • Basic understanding of concepts of soil mechanics.
  • The student has gone through the text books of Foundation Engineering.
  • The student has enrolled to the basic course of Pile Foundation (Beginner Course).
Pile Foundation


Check out the detailed breakdown of what’s inside the course

Pile Foundation
6 Lectures
  • play icon Introduction, Deep Foundation and Classification of Pile 18:07 18:07
  • play icon Pile load capacity in compression, Pile in Granular soils (sand), Piles in Clay 19:30 19:30
  • play icon Numericals on Pile Foundation and Group action of Piles 19:37 19:37
  • play icon Numericals on Pile Group in Sand and Clay 16:02 16:02
  • play icon Group Efficiency of Piles, Group Settlement Ratio and Settlement of Pile Group 19:31 19:31
  • play icon Pile Capacity using Dynamic Pile formula and Negative Skin Friction 35:02 35:02

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Vipin Chandra Joshi

Vipin Chandra Joshi

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About the Instructor | Vipin Joshi | CEO- Geotechnical Queries.

I have a vast experience of Guiding/Teaching- U.G & P.G (Civil) students. I can handle assignments from soil mechanics and foundation engineering. I have engaged with a lot of consultancy from India/Abroad and apart from that, I am highly engaged in research activities. I have delivered lectures on Soil mechanics, Advance foundation Design, Reinforced soil structures, Soil stabilization, Soil Dynamics, and Earth retaining structures. I have a passion for teaching and rest you will know when you interact with me during Q and A section. If you have any questions on the courses ask me on Q and A section. I would be happy to answer your queries with the wholehearted effort from my side.

Brief on Instructor

Vipin Chandra Joshi was born on 22nd March 1991 and belongs to Baralu, district of Pithoragarh (U. K), India. He did his schooling from Army School, Meerut, Uttar Pradesh, India. He received his Bachelor of Technology in Civil Engineering from Bundelkhand Institute of Engineering & Technology, Jhansi (U. P) in July 2013. He enrolled in the Department of Civil Engineering at National Institute of Technology Hamirpur (Himachal Pradesh), India (2013) to pursue his Master of Technology in Geotechnical Engineering and Underground Structures. In 2015, he successfully obtained his master's in Geotechnical Engineering and Underground Structures. In 2015, he joined as an Assistant Professor and made himself committed to work with the Department of Civil Engineering, Teerthanker Mahaveer University, Moradabad for 1.5 years, and later on switched to IMS Engineering College, Ghaziabad (2017) and Gautam Buddha University, Greater Noida (2017). In 2018, he joined Geo Spar Infra- A specialized Indian Geo-Engineering Company as a Geotechnical Engineer and Maccaferri Environmental Solution Pvt. Ltd. as Senior Geotechnical Design Engineer - MNC/ Italian based company having sister concern and headquarter in Gurgaon. At present, he is an Assistant Professor at THDC Institute of Hydropower Engineering and Technology, Tehri Garhwal, Uttrakhand, India. He is an active professional member of the Institute for Engineering Research and Publication. He is an Editorial Board member for the International Journal of Recent Advances in Science & Technology.  

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