This short course will focus on the analysis and design of both shallow and deep foundation systems to resist vertical and horizontal loads coming from various superstructures including buildings, bridges, power plants, etc. This course will help the participants to better understand foundation engineering and learn from experts in geotechnical engineering on how to design a safe and sustainable foundation system in various site and loading conditions.
Understand the principles of foundation design, and identify issues and challenges
Determine appropriate site exploration and laboratory characterization programs suitable for foundation projects
Prescribe design requirements as per the foundation engineering provisions in the national and provincial standards
Apply your comprehensive understanding of foundation design to increase your effectiveness on your projects.
Who Should Attend:
General Contractors in All Disciplines (Civil, Structural, Transportation, Environmental, Municipal, Transportation, Construction, Mining, Plant Engineers, Geologists and Earth Scientists
Site investigation for foundation design
Bearing capacity of shallow foundations
Settlement of shallow foundation
Design of mat (raft) foundations
Pile foundations under vertical loads
Pile foundations under lateral loads
Design of pile foundation systems
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