Faculty of Engineering, Built Environment and Information Technology
Application of consolidation theory. Bearing capacity of soil and foundation design, Terzaghi and general methods. Horizontal stresses in soil and design of retaining structures, Rankine and Couloumb’s methods. Slope stability including Bishop’s method of slices. Introduction to site investigation.
1 practical per week, 2 discussion classes per week, 3 lectures per week
Language of tuition
Module is presented in English
Period of presentation
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