Raft Foundation Design

Learn How to Analysis and Design Concrete Raft Foundation With Solved Examples

Students will gain the knowledge of analyzing and designing of raft foundation on different types of soil , you will learn how to calculate and estimate all the soil properties that are related to raft analysis and how to read any geotechnical report so by the ending of this course you will gain both the theoretical, practical and real projects experience on how to analyze and reinforce concrete rafts.

What you’ll learn

  • Advantages and Disadvantages of Raft Foundation.
  • Common mistakes that you need to avoid when using raft foundation..
  • Modulus of Subgrade Reaction.
  • Conventional Rigid Analysis Method.
  • Approximate Flexible Analysis Method.
  • Plate Load Test.
  • Construction Joints In Raft Foundation.
  • Differential settlement of Rafts.

Course Content

  • Introduction –> 1 lecture • 2min.
  • Basic Concepts –> 4 lectures • 39min.
  • Practical Applications and Examples –> 5 lectures • 41min.
  • Conventional Rigid Method –> 2 lectures • 12min.
  • Approximate Flexible Method (Finite Element Method) –> 5 lectures • 24min.
  • Special Topics –> 2 lectures • 8min.
  • Conclusion –> 1 lecture • 1min.

Raft Foundation Design

Requirements

  • Only Structural Engineering basics is required.

Students will gain the knowledge of analyzing and designing of raft foundation on different types of soil , you will learn how to calculate and estimate all the soil properties that are related to raft analysis and how to read any geotechnical report so by the ending of this course you will gain both the theoretical, practical and real projects experience on how to analyze and reinforce concrete rafts.

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