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CEE 4400 Foundation Engineering

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  • Instructor: Thomas O'Rourke
  • Dept: Civil and Environmental Engineering
  • Title: Professor
  • Address: 323 Hollister Hall
  • Phone: 607 255-6470
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Lecture: MW 8:40-9:55 HLS 312
Section: M 2:55-4:10 HLS 401

Covers soil exploration, sampling, and in-situ testing techniques; bearing capacity, stress distribution, and settlement; design of shallow and deep foundations; compaction and site preparation; and seepage and dewatering of foundation excavations.

Outcome 1: Utilize basic civil engineering tools to address problems.

Outcome 2: Develop skills for site evaluation.

Outcome 3: Develop design tools for modern foundation engineering practice.

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