Rock engineering 722

Module code GTX 722
Qualification Postgraduate
Faculty Faculty of Natural and Agricultural Sciences
Module content

Mapping, description (core logging and discontinuity surveys) and classification of rock masses; engineering properties of rock masses including deformability, shear strength of discontinuities, in situ strength and permeability of rock masses; effects, theoretical derivation and practical measurements of in situ stresses.

Module credits 15.00
Prerequisites GLY 364 or TDH
Contact time 2 lectures per week for 3 weeks, 2 practicals per week (3 weeks)
Language of tuition Module is presented in English
Department Geology
Period of presentation Year

The information published here is subject to change and may be amended after the publication of this information. The General Regulations (G Regulations) apply to all faculties of the University of Pretoria. It is expected of each student to familiarise himself or herself well with these regulations as well as with the information contained in the General Rules section. Ignorance concerning these regulations and rules will not be accepted as an excuse for any transgression.

Copyright © University of Pretoria 2021. All rights reserved.

FAQ's Email Us Virtual Campus Share Cookie Preferences