CIVE 550 - Foundation Engineering

  • 3 credits

This course will include the application of fundamental concepts of foundation analysis and design. Primary topics include overview of foundations, soil mechanics review, subsurface exploration, and selection and design of shallow and deep foundations in various site/soil conditions. This course will also cover the basics of lateral earth pressures and retaining wall design, including choosing appropriate wall type based site conditions.

This course can be applied toward:


CIVE 355 (Introduction to Geotechnical Engineering).

Important Information

Military personnel admitted to a College of Engineering online degree program may be eligible for a 15% tuition discount. Tuition discounts can only be given if you provide the appropriate discount code at the time of registration. Call (877) 491-4336 or email to learn more.

Textbooks and Materials

MindTap Engineering, 1 term (6 months) Printed Access Card for Das/Sivakugan’s Principles of Foundation Engineering, 9th

o ISBN 9781337705202


Tom Siller

(970) 491-1472 | Thomas.Siller@ColoState.EDU

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