Foundation Engineering Additions

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Foundation engineering additions

Type of module:
Elective module - consisting of foundation engineering supplements and foundation engineering seminar.

Course contents:
Calculation of area foundations using the bedding and constrained modulus methods; supplements to the calculation and design of single piles (lateral pressure, horizontally loaded piles, negative skin friction); pile groups; combined pile-slab foundations; dewatering; supplements to the calculation and design of excavations (depth, slip joint, anchorages, serviceability, bedding modulus methods); underpinning and undercutting.

Student workload:
Attendance time:        28 hours
Self-study:  62 hours

Number of credits for sub-module (foundation engineering supplements):

(Partial) examination
see module manual

Venue / Time
Seminar room 0404b, Mönchebergstraße 7
10:00 a.m. - 12:00 p.m.

Start of lectures / End of lectures in winter semester 2023/2024
Start: Tuesday, 24.10.2023
End:     Tuesday, 06.02.2024


Lecture notes and further information can be found at
The course password (if available) will be given to you before the start of the lecture.

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