CIVE 385

Geotechnical Engineering

Units: 1.5

Hours: 3-1.5-1

Composition, structure and physical properties of soil and rock; groundwater flow; stress in soil; compressibility behaviour, consolidation and settlement analysis; shear strength of soils; rock failure analysis, state of stress in earth's crust, stresses and deformations in rocks, including elastic, plastic, and time-dependent behaviour; impact of geologic discontinuities on rock strength. Site investigation, design, construction aspects of shallow foundations, calculation of settlements in soils, piled foundations, earth pressure calculations, earth retaining structures, slope stability analysis.

Prerequisites:

Undergraduate course in Civil Engineering offered by the Faculty of Engineering.

Schedules:
Summer 2018 Fall 2018 Spring 2019

Summer timetable available: February 15. Fall and Spring timetables available: May 15.

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