Foundation Engineering: Detailed Concepts, Illustrative Examples and Problems, and Practical approach for the design
Updated on Nov, 2023
Language - English
Duration -2.5 hours
An intensive short duration course ideal for engineers and engineering technologists working for federal, state, or local authorities, consultants, and contractors. This course is ideal for those involved in the foundation design, and for those involved in local government work, and provides the pre-requisite learning for those wishing to undertake the expert course.
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 Specialists, 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.
The student will be able to design the shallow foundation using various theories described in the course module.
This course is an extensive course for Foundation Engineering (Shallow Foundation). The research areas are covered and explained with the latest practices used by civil engineers for foundation design
What will you learn in this course:
Brief on Shallow foundation: Introduction
Types of Foundations
Choice of Foundation
Type and Preliminary Selection
What are the prerequisites for this course?
- Sufficient exposure to Soil Mechanics
- Students must be conversant with the basic knowledge of the Shallow Foundation
- Student need to enroll in the Basic Course of Shallow Foundation (Beginner Course)
Check out the detailed breakdown of what’s inside the course
- Overview on Shallow Foundation 18:04 18:04
Bearing Capacity of Shallow Foundation
Terzaghi Bearing Capacity Theory
Numericals on Terzaghi Bearing Capacity Theory
Modification in Terzaghi Bearing Capacity Theory
Skempton's Bearing Capacity of soil for Cohesive soils
Different approaches for Bearing Capacity theories
Plate Load test and Static Cone penetration Test
Allowable Bearing Capacity, Settlement of Foundation and Numerical Problems
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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.
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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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