King Fahd University of Petroleum and Minerals

CIVIL ENGINEERING DEPARTMENT

 

Second Semester (042)

 

CE 455: FOUNDATION AND EARTH STRUCTURE DESIGN

 

Section 01 SMW 11:00 - 11:50 AM 3-200

 

 

Course Description: Site investigation, including determination of soil properties for design; bearing capacity theory of shallow foundation; settlement of building foundations; design and analysis of retaining walls, sheet piles and braced excavations; design of pile and pier foundations.

 

Prerequisite: CE 353

 

Textbook: Das, M.B., Principles of FoundationEngineering, 4th ed., PWS-KENT Publishing Company, 1999.

 

Reference: 1- Bowles, J.E. Foundation Analysis and Design, 5th ed., McGraw-Hill Book Company, 1986.

2- Fang, H.Y., Foundation Engineering Handbook, 2nd ed., Van Nostrand Reinhold, 1991.

 

 

Instructor: Dr. Naser Abdul-Rahman Al-Shayea

Office # 16-134

Phone 2480

E-mail: nshayea@kfupm.edu.sa

 

Grade Distribution

 

Attendance and participation 5%

Homeworks 10%

Term Project 5%

1st Exam 20%

2nd Exam 25%

Final Exam 35%

TOTAL 100%

 

REMARKS

 

1.      Homeworks should be submitted on time.

2.      9 Unexcused absences will result in DN-grade.

3.      points for each absence upto (-4).

 

 


CE 455 (042)

 

COURSE SYLLABUS

Date Subject

Feb. 12 Introduction

14 Geotechnical Properties of Soils

16 " " " "

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19 Site Investigation

21 Soil Exploration

23 " "

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26 Bearing Capacity of Shallow Foundations

28 Bearing Capacity of Shallow Foundations

Mar. 02 " " " "

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05 " " " "

07 Bearing Capacity of Shallow Foundations

09 Settlement of Shallow Foundation

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12 Elastic/Immediate Settlement

14 Soil Pressure Increase

16 EXAM # 1

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19 Consolidation Settlement

21 Mat Foundations

23 " "

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26 Analysis & design of Mat Foundations

28 Theories of Lateral Earth Pressure

30 " " " "

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April 02 Analysis and Design of Retaining Walls

04 Stability of Retaining Walls

06 " " "

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16 Analysis and Design of Sheet Piles

18 Analysis and Design of Cantilever Sheet Piles

20 " " " " "

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23 Analysis & Design of Anchored Sheet Piles

25 Design of Anchors

27 " " "

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30 Analysis Braced Excavation

May 02 Design of Braced Excavation Members

04 " " " "

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07 EXAM # 2

09 Stability of Braced Excavation, and Cofferdams

11 " " " "

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14 Pile Foundations

16 Analysis and Design of Pile Foundations (Single Pile)

18 " " " "

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21 Analysis and Design of Pile Foundations (Single Pile)

23 Pile Groups

25 " "

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28 Settlement of Pile Foundations

30 Design of Pier Foundations

June 01 Review

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