Aug 23, 2019  
2016-2017 Faculty of Engineering and Applied Science Calendar-ARCHIVED 
    
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CIVL 341 Geotechnical Engineering II W | 4


Lecture: 3
Lab: 0.5
Tutorial: 0.5
A course focusing on design issues and methods of analysis for practical geotechnical engineering problems. Topics studied include: site investigation; capacity and settlement of shallow and deep foundations; two-dimensional steady state seepage; landslides and slope stability. Commercial software will be introduced to perform stability, deformation and seepage analyses. Students will conduct physical experiments to explore how design methods compare with real soil behaviour. The important role of geology in geotechnical design is emphasized through classroom discussions and problem sets. PPE will be required for this course at student’s cost (see course materials for details)

Academic Units:
Mathematics 0
Natural Sciences 0
Complementary Studies 0
Engineering Science 12
Engineering Design 36

PREREQUISITE(S): CIVL 340  



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