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Course Info

  • Course Number / Code:
  • 1.364 (Fall 2003) 
  • Course Title:
  • Advanced Geotechnical Engineering 
  • Course Level:
  • Graduate 
  • Offered by :
  • Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT)
    Massachusetts, United States  
  • Department:
  • Civil and Environmental Engineering 
  • Course Instructor(s):
  • Prof. Andrew Whittle 
  • Course Introduction:
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  • 1.364 Advanced Geotechnical Engineering



    Fall 2003




    Course Highlights


    This class features assignments and the final exam from the class in the exams section.


    Course Description


    1.364 examines site characterization and geotechnical aspects of the design and construction of foundation systems. Topics include: site investigation (with emphasis on in situ testing), shallow (footings and raftings) and deep (piles and caissons) foundations, excavation support systems, groundwater control, slope stability, soil improvement (compaction, soil reinforcement, etc.), and construction monitoring. This course is a core requirement for the Geotechnical Master of Engineering program at MIT.
     

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