Foundation classification; Choice of foundations; Bearing capacity and settlement analysis of shallow foundations like footings and rafts, Deep foundations like piles, piers and Caissons; Foundations on problematic soils. Introduction to Limit State Design method; Structural design of continuous footings, individual footings, Combined footings and rafts of various types subjected to vertical and lateral loads, and moments; Design of circular rafts; Introduction to soil structure interaction. Analysis and design of deep foundations: pile foundations, piers, well foundations. Introduction to special foundations - ring foundations, offshore foundations. Foundations for transmission line towers, storage tanks, silos, chimneys etc.