Carnegie Mellon University

Geotechnical Engineering

Course Number: 12-636

Behavior of geotechnical structures; engineering design of geotechnical structures considering failure modes; uncertainties; economic issues, required design formats and relevant code provisions; performance requirements for foundations, subsurface investigations; allowable stress and LRFD design approaches; reliability-based design; shallow foundations; deep foundations; retaining structures; reinforced concrete foundations.

Semester(s): Spring
Units: 9
Prerequisite(s): 12-335