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Soil Mechanics and Foundation Engineering

Soil Mechanics and Foundation Engineering
Major Water Supply and Sewerage
Faculty Faculty of Transportation Engineering
Department Geotechnics
Lead Lecturer Assoc. Prof. Dr. Eng. Borislav Kirov

Part one: Soil Mechanics. Physical and mechanical properties of construction grounds. Stress-and-strain state of soil massifs. Consolidation. Theory of the limit state analysis. Stability of earth base and slopes. Earth pressure. Lab exercises for determination of soil properties. Part two: Foundation Engineering. Strengthening of excavations. Concrete, reinforced concrete, and sheet pile walls. Shallow foundations - isolated, rafts and plates. Pile and sunk wells. Foundation under complex geotechnical conditions. Coursework on supporting and foundation structures.