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Learning outcomes of the course
Object of the course:
The knowledge and skills you get on this course you will need in order to be able to design foundations and retaining walls for different soils.
Tämän opintojakson tietoja ja taitoja tarvitset, jotta pystyt suunnittelemaan perustuksia erilaisille maapohjille sekä tukirakenteita.
- Mathematic and Natural science competence
- Technological competence
The learning objectives of the course:
You know how to dimension and design a rock and ground-based, as well as pile foundation also for eccentric loads, and you can design structures loaded by earth pressure. You know how to determine the settling of the footing. In addition to the basic tasks of the course outlined above, you are able to design the structure for the lift and hydraulic ground rise, and you will be able to determine the load capacity of the pile.
Determination and structural dimensioning of the column and wall footing, load capacity of the pile, Piling plan, Construction and designing of earth pressure structures, Settling calculations.
The Student has to show that he masters the learning objectives of the course with proof, such as f.eg. certificate of earlier degrees, documents and performances made in working life supplemented with statements.
The course is part of studies that belong to qualifications of civil engineer (Ministry of the Environment guidelines on the difficulty classes of design tasks YM1/601/2015).
The studies follow guidelines of curriculum performed in cooperation with Universities of applied sciences and construction industry in 2017.
Prerequisites and co-requisites
Basics of Foundations and Renovation of Footings
Assessment criteria - grade 1 and 2
Passable (1): The student recognizes all of the learning objectives, understands the meaning of them and is able to perform the basic tasks described in the learning objectives of the course.
Satisfying (2): In addition to previous skills, the student can systematically describe the issues of the course.
Assessment criteria - grade 3 and 4
Good (3): In addition to previous skills, the student can describe the influences of various solutions and can make reasoned choices between alternatives.
Laudable (4): In addition to previous skills, the student can apply the learned issues independently and is able to evaluate done solutions.
Assessment criteria - grade 5
Excellent ( 5 ): In addition to previous skills, the student shows deep knowledge of course contents as well as ability to parse and wider analyze the influences of solutions.