Courses Catalogue

Soil-structure Interaction

COURSE CODE: CIV7228
COURSE CREDIT UNIT: 3
ACADEMIC PROGRAMME: Civil Engineering, Masters
COLLEGE/SCHOOL/FACULTY: School of Engineering and Applied Sciences
STATUS: Elective
PROGRAMME TYPE: Postgraduate

Course Description

COURSE DESCRIPTION

The course covers different structures where interaction between structure and soil is important.  It focuses on foundations with footings and piles, interaction between load on the building, foundation and settlements, structural damages, sheet pile walls.

 

LEARNING OBJECTIVES

By the end of this course, the student should be able to:

·        Describe principles for design of soil structure interaction.

 

LEARNING OUTCOMES

A student completing the course is expected to:

·        Discuss on the principles for design of soil structure interaction.