Magued  Iskander, PhD, PE, F.ASCE

Magued Iskander, PhD, PE, F.ASCE

Professor and Department Chair, Civil and Urban Engineering

Classes

Professor Iskander teaches the following courses:

Graduate Courses

CE-GY 8663 Advanced Foundation Design

Topics covered: Advanced analysis of foundations, shallow foundations, bearing capacity, settlement, deep foundations, axial and lateral loading of piles, wave equation analysis, drilled piers, design and construction issues and case histories. 

CE-GY 6073 Instrumentation, Monitoring and Condition Assessment of Civil Infrastructure

This course covers: A systematic approach to planning and executing instrumentation, monitoring and condition assessment programs; strain measurements; civil engineering sensors (static, dynamic, optical); environmental measurements; mechatronic sensors; signal conditioning, information measurements and error analysis; business aspects; advanced-measurement systems. 

CE-GY 8673 Excavation Support Systems

This course covers advanced analysis of foundations, shallow foundations, bearing capacity, settlement, deep foundations, axial and lateral loading of piles, wave-equation analysis, drilled piers and design and construction issues. 

 

Undergraduate Courses

CE-UY 4173 Foundation Engineering

This course introduces the development of foundation engineering, including: site exploration; soil sampling; interpretation of boring logs; bearing capacity of footings; settlement of structures; lateral earth pressure; design of retaining walls, braced excavations and sheet pile walls; and design of deep foundations.

 CE-UY 3153 Geotechnical Engineering

This course covers: Introduction to soil mechanics and foundation engineering, including origin of soils; phase relationships; classification of soils; permeability; effective stress; seepage; consolidation; shear strength; slope stability; and bearing capacity. 

 

Continuing Education Courses

ASCE Instrumentation and Monitoring Bootcamp: Planning, Execution, and Measurement Uncertainty for Structural and Geotechnical Construction Projects.  

2 day seminar offered through ASCE (Contact ASCE to Register)

Introduction to Instrumentation and Monitoring in Geotechnical Engineering,

One day seminar offered to engineering companies and government agencies.  (Contact Professor Iskander).