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# 08-01-2016

SYLLABUS

## CE352A - FOUNDATION DESIGN

Site Investigation:
- Disturbed and Undisturbed sampling, Field tests (SPT, SCPT, DCPT, Plate load test,
Field permeability)

Bearing capacity:
-Modes of failure, various bearing capacity equations, corrections (size, shape,
depth, water table, compressibility)

CREDITS: 7 ((2-0-1-0))

## Stress distribution and Settlement:

-soil stress distribution for various load conditions and by various approaches;
components of settlement

## TIMING: LEC: T, TH: 3.00 -4.00PM, L4

LAB: M,W: 2-4 PM, FIELD GTE LAB
309, Faculty Building; hsrajesh@iitk.ac.in

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## Dr. Rajesh Sathiyamoorthy, IIT Kanpur

Design of Foundations:
-Contact pressure distribution, types of foundations and its geotechnical design

Earth Pressure:
-Earth pressure theories for various soil types and backfill configurations
Deep Foundations:
-Pile foundation and well foundations

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REFERENCES

Bowles
FoundationAnalysisandDesign
Das
ShallowFoundations
Das
PrinciplesofFoundationEngineering
Murthy
AdvancedFoundationEngineering
Poulos,Davis PileFoundationAnalysisandDesign
Scott
Scott
Foundation Analysis
FoundationAnalysis
Som,Das
TheoryandPracticeofFoundationDesign
Tomlinson
FoundationDesignandConstruction
Varghese
FoundationEngineering
Winterkorn,Fang FoundationEngineeringHandbook

GRADINGPOLICY

## End semester exam

Lab component
Mid semester exam
Q i
Quiz
Attendance

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40%
25%
20%
10%
5%

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## Dr. Rajesh Sathiyamoorthy, IIT Kanpur

08-01-2016

Whatnewyouwilllearnfromthiscourse?

LABCOMPONENT[25%]
Student Tutor: Mr. Viswajeet
vishwjit@iitk.ac.in

15%

Khan;
Bearing capacity and
settlement

testing

## Performing experiments, analysis,

report writing, attendance
5%

New

## Interpretations of test results

for a given foundation details
5%

foundations

Earth pressures

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## Dr. Rajesh Sathiyamoorthy, IIT Kanpur

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Whatistherelevanceofthiscourse?

## Dr. Rajesh Sathiyamoorthy, IIT Kanpur

SoilMechanics Review
Why Mechanics of Soils?
Likeothersolidparticles(eg.metals,rock),
soildeformwhentheyareexposedtoforces
Unlikemanyothermaterialsinour
environment,soilsshowawiderangeof
possiblemechanicalbehaviorwhich
p
influencesconsiderablytheirusefor

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Force

## Dr. Rajesh Sathiyamoorthy, IIT Kanpur

08-01-2016

SoilMechanics Review
Soil Behavior is
complex

SoilMechanics Review

Anisotropic
Heterogeneous
Non-linear
Stress and stress
history dependant

Phase relationship
Soil structure and texture
Atterbergs limit
Clay Mineralogy
Permeability
Seepage
Effective stress
Stress distribution
Consolidation
Shear strength
Stress path
Elastic properties of soil

## Complexity gives rise to importance of:

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Theory
Lab tests
Field tests
Empirical relations
Computer applications
Experience, Judgment, FOS

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