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    Merrimack College
   
 
  Feb 19, 2018
 
 
    
2017-2018 Undergraduate Catalog

CEN 5020 - Foundation Engineering

Credits: 4
An introduction to the geotechnical design aspects of foundations. Site investigation techniques and characterization of subsurface conditions. Analysis and design of shallow and deep foundations subjected to vertical and lateral loading, with an emphasis on bearing capacity and settlement. Evaluation and selection of foundation types and alternatives. Case studies and design problems.
Prerequisite(s): CEN 3020 , MTH 2220 .