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STUDY PLANS
2023/2024

Soil mechanics and foundation engineering

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135MZA Z,ZK 4 2P+2C Czech
Vztahy:
The course 135MZA can be graded only after the course 135GEA has been successfully completed.
In order to register for the course 135MZA, the student must have registered for the course 135GEA no later than in the same semester.
Garant předmětu:
Josef Jettmar, Jan Záleský
Lecturer:
Josef Jettmar, Jan Záleský
Tutor:
Alexandr Butovič, Linda Černá Vydrová, Jiří Herza, Taťana Holoušová, Josef Jettmar, Daniel Jirásko, Marie Peterková, Jan Salák, Zdeněk Šiška, Jan Záleský, Alena Zemanová, Tereza Žalská
Supervisor:
Department of Geotechnics
Synopsis:

Origin and composition of soil, basic properties, classification. Stresses in soil. Permeability, compressibility and strength of soils, Mohr's theory of failure. Principles of laboratory and field testing of soils. Soil pressures on structures, slope stability. Bearing capacity and deformation in flat and deep foundations. Foundation technology, construction pits. Principles of foundation soil improvement. Basic principles of monitoring in geotechnical engineering.

Requirements:

Follow-up to the course Geology for Architects

Syllabus of lectures:

1. Origin and composition of soil, basic properties.

2. Descriptive properties. Classification.

3. Stresses in soil, principle of effective stresses.

4. Permeability, compressibility and strength of soils.

5. Mohr's theory of failure.

6. Principles of laboratory and field testing of soils.

7. Soil pressures on structures.

8. Stability of slopes.

9. Bearing capacity and deformation of flat and deep foundations.

10. Foundation technology.

11. Construction pits.

12. Principles of foundation soil improvement.

13. Basic principles of control monitoring in geotechnical engineering.

Syllabus of tutorials:

Practical examples illustrating the topics of the lectures correspond to the individual points of the syllabus.

Study Objective:

To introduce the basic properties and behaviour of the soil environment. In the application part, explain the basic principles of designing of foundation structures in the surface and underground. Explanation of selected foundation technologies.

Study materials:

Záleský, J.: Přednášky 135MEZA - Powerpoint / pdf

Šimek, J., Holoušová, T.: Mechanika zemin a zakládání staveb, Skriptum ČVUT v Praze, 1996

Vaníček, I.: Mechanika zemin, Skriptum ČVUT v Praze, 2000

Lamboj, L.: Zakládání staveb -Výpočty , Skriptum ČVUT v Praze, 2004

Hulla, J., Turček, P.: Zakladanie staveb. Jaga group, v.o.s. Bratislava 1998, ISBN 80‐88905‐05‐2

Note:
Further information:
web katedry K135
Time-table for winter semester 2023/2024:
Time-table is not available yet
Time-table for summer semester 2023/2024:
06:00–08:0008:00–10:0010:00–12:0012:00–14:0014:00–16:0016:00–18:0018:00–20:0020:00–22:0022:00–24:00
Mon
roomTH:B-581

08:00–09:50
(lecture parallel1
parallel nr.104)

Thákurova 7 (budova FSv)
B581
roomTH:B-581

16:00–17:50
(lecture parallel1
parallel nr.105)

Thákurova 7 (budova FSv)
B581
roomTH:B-581

18:00–19:50
(lecture parallel1
parallel nr.106)

Thákurova 7 (budova FSv)
B581
roomTH:B-581

10:00–11:50
(lecture parallel1
parallel nr.102)

Thákurova 7 (budova FSv)
B581
roomTH:B-581

14:00–15:50
(lecture parallel1
parallel nr.103)

Thákurova 7 (budova FSv)
B581
roomTH:B-581

12:00–13:50
(lecture parallel1
parallel nr.101)

Thákurova 7 (budova FSv)
B581
Tue
roomTH:C-206

08:00–09:50
(lecture parallel1)
Thákurova 7 (budova FSv)
C206
Wed
roomTH:B-375

08:00–09:50
(lecture parallel1
parallel nr.107)

Thákurova 7 (budova FSv)
B375
roomTH:B-375

12:00–13:50
(lecture parallel1
parallel nr.109)

Thákurova 7 (budova FSv)
B375
roomTH:B-374

10:00–11:50
(lecture parallel1
parallel nr.108)

Thákurova 7 (budova FSv)
B374
Thu
Fri
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