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Soils and Foundations (EI-PE), SC 022

About this Course: 

Soils, Foundations, Surveying is one of the many 3-hour review sessions designed for engineers who plan to register as a professional engineer and wish to prepare for the examinations required to achieve this status. Licensed engineers who must fulfill registration requirements for continuing education may choose to take any of these individual classes. Your participation in these classes awards Continuing Education Units (CEU) which will be recorded on your IIT transcript.

Online PE-EI Review Sessions: In addition to live in the classroom, ALL PE-EI review sessions are available online. Online sessions provide the convenience of anytime anyplace learning and allow sessions to be viewed multiple times.

The schedule for the Professional Engineering Review indicates when and at which IIT campus location each session is presented live. Within 24 - 72 hours after the live presentation, each session is made available on IIT's Blackboard Learning System and remains available for the duration of the review course. Those interested in enrolling in individual sessions who have missed the live presentation date may still participate in the online session. Each session is made available in this way for a two-week period upon enrollment.

Get information on the entire Professional Engineering/EI-PE Review Course.

Prerequisites: 

Participants should have a degree in engineering and an interest in the topic.

Who Should Attend: 

This course is valuable for engineers interested in a review of the topic especially licensed engineers interested in fulfilling registration requirements for continuing education.

Expected Outcomes: 

Upon successful completion of this course, students will:

  • Learn and apply the formulas of soil components
  • Learn and apply the formulas of soil classifications
  • Learn and apply the formulas of vertical stresses
  • Learn and apply the formulas of consolidation settlement
  • Learn and apply the formulas of horizontal soil pressure
  • Learn and apply the formulas of factor of safety calculations
  • Learn and apply the formulas of foundations
  • Learn and apply the formulas of soil pressure on evacuation support system
  • Learn and apply the formulas of piles
  • Learn and apply the formulas of slope stability
  • Learn and apply the formulas of soil compaction
  • Learn and apply the formulas of volume of soil
  • Learn and apply the formulas of permeability and seepage
  • Learn and apply the formulas of soil shear strength

CEU: 

0.3

Instructor(s): 

Khudeira