The Department of Construction Engineering at the College of Engineering in Al-Qunfudhah carried out a field visit for the students to one of the projects at the beginning of the construction phases. The aim of the field visit was to study the soil test report to edify the students on such reports, and to learn how to determine the nature of the project sites and its relationship to the soil. The visit took place on Tuesday, 16 Jumada Al-Thani, 1441 A.H., according to the directive of His Excellency the Head of the Department of Construction Engineering, Engineer Ibrahim Al-Murie, and under the supervision of the academic staff member, Dr. Hussein Mahmoud, and the laboratory technician Eng. Muhammad Al-Amoudi.
During the field trip, students were edified on the different soil tests that determine the details of the foundations and the types of foundations used in the project, as well as their requirements. The visit comes within the attention paid by His Excellency Dr. Alawi bin Muhammad Bamahdi, Dean of the College of Engineering at Al-Qunfudhah, in line with the Saudi Vision 2030 and the keenness to upgrade the quality of the college’s outputs.