University of Calgary

ENCI 671 - Advanced Foundation Engineering - Winter 2020

Application of geotechnical engineering in the design and analysis of foundations. Includes shallow foundations, deep foundations, earth retaining structures, embankments. Use of bearing capacity theory to calculate ultimate loads. Use of typical elasticity solutions to evaluate settlement. Introduction to Limit State Design. Introduction to the use of geosynthetics to improve soil behaviour in foundation design. Design problems and computer applications in geotechnical foundation engineering.
This course may not be repeated for credit.


  • H(3-0)


This course will be offered next in Winter 2022.
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