Courses Catalogue

Retaining Wall And Embankment Design

COURSE CODE: CIV4152
COURSE CREDIT UNIT: 3
ACADEMIC PROGRAMME: Civil Engineering, Bsc
COLLEGE/SCHOOL/FACULTY: School of Engineering and Applied Sciences
STATUS: Elective
PROGRAMME TYPE: Undergraduate

Course Content and Outline

COURSE CONTENT

CONTACT HRS

Introduction

 

3 HOURS

Lateral Earth Pressure

·        At-Rest, Active

·        Passive

·        Coulomb,

·        Rankine

·        Additional Factors

 

6 HOURS

Retaining Walls

·        External Stability

·        Gravity

·        Cantilever

·        Geosynthetics

·        Internal Stability

 

9 HOURS

Sheet-Pile Walls:

·         Applications, Types, Criteria

·        Cantilever

 

6 HOURS

Anchored and Braced Walls

·        Applications, Types

·        Construction

·        Pressure Diagrams

·        Anchor Loads

·        Bottom Stability

·        Soil Nailing

 

9 HOURS

Slope Stability

·        Introduction

·        Infinite

·        Planar

·        Circular: Mass

·        Circular: Slices

·        Circular: Slope/W

12 HOURS

 

MODE OF DELIVERY

·        Lectures

·        Reading assignments

·        Practical assignments

·        Documentaries

INSTRUCTIONAL MATERIALS AND / OR EQUIPMENT

·        Whiteboard and Markers

·        Flip Charts

·        LCD Projectors

·        CDs, DVDs and Tapes