Courses Catalogue

Design And Construction Of Earth Structures

COURSE CODE: CIV4153
COURSE CREDIT UNIT: 3
ACADEMIC PROGRAMME: Civil Engineering, Bsc
COLLEGE/SCHOOL/FACULTY: School of Engineering and Applied Sciences
STATUS: Elective
PROGRAMME TYPE: Undergraduate

Required Readings

READING MATERIALS / LIST

1.      U. S. Department of Transportation Federal Highway Administration (2009), Design and Construction of Mechanically Stabilized Earth Walls and Reinforced Soil Slopes. NHI Publication, New York.

2.      Budhu M.(2000), Soil Mechanics and Foundations, John Wiley & Sons, Inc., New York.

3.      Budhu, M. (2006), Soil Mechanics and Foundations, 2nd Ed., John Wiley & Sons, Inc., New York.

4.      Budhu, M. (2008), Foundations and Earth Retaining Structures, John Wiley & Sons, Inc., New York,

5.      Bengtson, F.G. and LoPiccolo, D.V., Superlite Builders Supply Inc, 1991. Masonry block wall system and method. U.S. Patent 5,007,218.