CE 366 Foundation Engineering 1
Spring 2015 - Section 1
Prof. Dr. K. Önder Çetin
Room: K1-306
e-mail: [email protected]
Phone: 210 2418
Lecture Hours: Tuesday 8:40 – 10:30 (DR2), Thursday 10:40 – 12:30 (DR2)
Instructor Office Hours: Tuesdays 10:40-11:30.
Instructor:
Makbule Ilgaç
Room: K1-305
e-mail: [email protected]
Asistant Office Hours: Thursdays 09:40-10:30.
Assistant:
Phone: 210 5466
Course website: http://courses.ce.metu.edu.tr/ce366/
Section facebook group : METU_CE_366_KOC
https://www.facebook.com/groups/477764519002052/
Course Content
1. INTRODUCTION
2. STRESS DISTRIBUTION IN SOILS
3. SITE INVESTIGATION
Planning of borings, boring methods, sampling, in-situ (field) tests
4. SETTLEMENT OF STRUCTURES
Initial (elastic) settlement, consolidation settlement, allowable settlement
Settlements of footings on granular and cohesive soils
5. BEARING CAPACITY OF SOILS
Bearing capacity of cohesionless and cohesive soils, allowable bearing capacity of soils, use of field tests
6. DESIGN OF SHALLOW FOUNDATIONS
Types of shallow foundations, rigid design of shallow foundations on cohesionless and cohesive soils, use
of in-situ tests in foundation design
7. RETAINING STRUCTURES, EXCAVATIONS
Review of earth pressure theory, earth retaining systems, cantilever and gravity retaining walls, anchored
walls, reinforced earth walls, design of retaining structures
8. PILE FOUNDATIONS
Classification of piles, types of piles, bearing capacity of a single pile in cohesionless and cohesive soils,
design of pile groups, settlement of pile groups
Reference Books
1. Lecture Notes
2. Craig’s Soil Mechanics, R.F. Craig, 8th
Ed.,
3. Principles of Foundation Engineering,
B.M.Das, 2007
4. Foundation Design, D.P.Coduto, 2001
5. Foundation Design and Construction,
M.J. Tomlinson
6. Foundation Engineering, I.Ordemir
7. Pile Foundations, I. Ordemir
8. Kazıklı Temeller, A. Birand, 2001
9. Geoteknik Mühendisliğinde Saha
Deneyleri, O. Erol, Z. Çekinmez, 2014
(http://www.yukselproje.com.tr/down/kitaplar/ypyayin_
14_01.pdf)
Grading
 30% Midterm 1
 30% Midterm 2
 6% Homework
 34% Final
Important Information about “NA” Grade:
Students who will not attend MT1 and MT2
without an official excuse will get NA grade
and will not be able to take the final exam.
Tentative Schedule for Section 1
Week
1
2
3
4
5
6
7
Date
17 Feb
24 Feb
3 March
10 March
17 March
24 March
31 March
8
7 April
9
14 April
10
21 April
11
28 April
12
13
14
5 May
12 May
19 May
Subject
Introduction
Site Investigation
Site Investigation
Settlement
Tutorial 2
Bearing Capacity
Tutorial 3a
Shallow
Foundations
Date
19 Feb
26 Feb
5 March
12 March
19 March
26 March
2 April
Tutorial 4
16 April
Retaining
Structures
Retaining
Structures
Tutorial 5b
Pile Foundations
National Holiday
9 April
Subject
Stress Distribution
Site Investigation
Tutorial 1
Settlement
Bearing Capacity
Bearing Capacity
Tutorial 3b
Shallow
Foundations
Retaining
Structures
23 April
National Holiday
30 April
Tutorial 5a
7 May
15 May
22 May
Pile Foundations
Pile Foundations
Tutorial 6
* Midterm dates will be announced later on the course webpage.
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