|Module code||SGM 323|
|Faculty||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.
|Contact time||1 practical per week, 3 lectures per week, 2 discussion classes per week|
|Language of tuition||Both Afr and Eng|
|Academic organisation||Civil Eng|
|Period of presentation||Semester 2|
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