Design of Building Foundations - Practical Basics

Engineering and Technical

 This training is designed for those who would  anticipate into the Engineering and Technical Industry

Design of Building Foundations - Practical Basics

This course is intended to improve your structural engineering knowledge related to housing foundation design and performance by providing state of the art engineering concepts for light frame construction. It compliments current design practices and building code requirements with value-added technical information and guidance. In doing so, it supplements fundamental engineering principles with various insights that focus on improving the understanding of conventional and engineered housing construction.

Course Outline (Topics)

  • Introduction: Types of building foundations 

  • Basics of foundation design and construction 

  • Types of soil, establishing bearing capacities 

  • Settlement of foundations on sandy soil and on clay 

  • Shallow foundations 

  • Wall footings 

  • Column footings 

  • Complex foundations: Combined, cantilever, eccentric footings 

  • Mats – Deep foundations – Piers (caissons) – Piles and minipiles

Course Duration

2 days 

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