2021 - 2022 College Catalog 
    Jan 20, 2022  
2021 - 2022 College Catalog

MASN 170 - Foundation Design

Credit Hours: 3
Lecture Hours: 3
Laboratory Hours: 0

Prerequisite(s): None

Restriction(s): None

Corequisite(s): None

This lecture course studies the various foundation systems available to the modern contractor. Students develop an understanding of soils and site development. The design, building techniques, and structural details are covered for each foundation type, and students then apply this information to compare each system. Septic systems, radon, and repair of faulty foundations are included.

Student Learning Outcomes of the Course:
  1. Students will be able to identify soil types and express the importance of proper site development
  2. Students will become familiar with various design, building techniques and structural details of different foundation types and demonstrate their understanding of advantages or disadvantages of the various systems in given situations.