ARC 2461: Materials and Methods Project
Select THREE (3) from the following list of topics:
• Slope Support
• Shallow Foundations
• Deep Foundations
• Retaining walls
• Waterproofing and Drainage
- Research each topic and select a real-world example for each topic.
- Prepare a graphic and narrative (type-written) presentation that explains each of
your three topics. Prepare 6 pages minimum.
- Provide information or examples of construction failures and subsequent remedies
in each topic.
- Provide pictures and any other graphic images to enhance your presentation.
- Your project will also be presented in a Power Point format to the class.
- Include the project title, course name, date, & student name on front page of all
- Include a Works Cited page at the conclusion of all presentation materials.
Your project will be graded on:
• quality of content – 50%
• neatness and clarity of presentation -25%
• creativity of presentation – 25%