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    Florida State College at Jacksonville
  Oct 05, 2022
2021-2022 Catalog [Aug. 2021-Aug. 2022] 
2021-2022 Catalog [Aug. 2021-Aug. 2022] [Archived Catalog]

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BCN 2226 - Soils and Foundations

This course covers the criteria used in the selection, design and construction of the elements of a structure that transfers its total load to the underlying formations. Theoretical aspects considered and treated are analysis of subsoil conditions, bearing capacity and settlement analysis, character of natural soil deposits, earth pressure and retaining wall theory, and stability of slopes and subgrades. This course also covers the basic types of prevalent foundations, their design, and behavior characteristics.

Prerequisites: None
Corequisites: None
Credit Hours: 3
Contact Hours: 3 lecture hours; 1 laboratory hour
Conditions: None
Degrees Offered: A.S.

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