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Soil Mechanics and Foundation Engineering

Soil Mechanics and Foundation Engineering
Faculty Faculty of Transportation Engineering
Department Geotechnics
Lead Lecturer Assoc. Prof. Dr. Eng. Lena Mihova

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.