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Academic Year 2018/2019
School School of Civil
Environmental and Land Management Engineering
Name (Master of Science degree)(ord. 270) - MI (488) Civil Engineering
Track OB2 - GEOTECHNICS
Programme Year 2

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ID Code 094792
Course Title FOUNDATIONS
Course Type Mono-Disciplinary Course
Credits (CFU / ECTS) 10.0
Semester First Semester
Course Description General aspects of shallow and deep foundations. Choice of the foundation depending on the characteristics of the structure and of the underlying soil. Bearing capacity and settlements of isolated and strip footings. Technical aspects of the foundations on piles. Bearing capacity and settlements of piles subjected to vertical and horizontal loads. Groups of piles. Loading tests. Special foundations. Strengthening of existing foundations. Evaluation of the earth pressure. Retaining walls. Stability analysis. Design problems. Sheet piles. Tiebacks and anchors. Influence of the structural flexibility and of the method of construction on the earth pressure distribution. Stability of the sheet pile during construction/excavation. Reinforced earth structures. Improvement of the mechanical characteristics of soil deposits.
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B,C
ICAR/07
GEOTECHNICS
10.0

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09/12/2019