Foundation Design

Estimated cost: R5001 – R10 000
Field Of Study: Geotechnical Engineering
Department Name: Civil Engineering


This course is presented from the perspective of a practicing geotechnical engineer.
The objective of this course is to provide a practical understanding of:
¿ Extending the theories of bearing capacity and settlement as taught at undergraduate level to practical design of foundations
¿ Obtaining and selecting design parameters from site investigation data
¿ Selection of appropriate foundation types for various types of development and soil profiles
¿ Design of spread footings, piled foundations and raft foundations
¿ Principles of limit states design in geotechnical Engineering
¿ Applicable standards and statutory requirements.

Entry Requirement: Professional 3-year Bachelor’s degree/Advanced Diploma or Equivalent Qualification
Certificate Type: Attendance
Delivery Mode: Contact
Duration: 5 days
Presentation Language: English
Contact Person Name: JC Myburgh
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Latest Year Offered: 2022