Rationale/Course Description


The course examines the influence of soil structures on the design of foundations for building and other structures


  • To introduce students to the basic concepts of geotechnical engineering
  • To equip the student with basic knowledge geotechnical tests on soils and rocks.
  • To train the student in basic designs for shallow and deep foundations, and retaining walls.
Attachment Name Attachment Type
CIV 1104 Elements of Geotechnical Engineering DOC PDF PS