Overview of site investigation phases; site investigation techniques; soil profiling and rock core description. Literature study and compilation of reports on the stratigraphy of South African rock types and engineering problems of rocks and soils within different stratigraphic units and climatic regions.
2 practicals per week (4 weeks), 4 lectures per week
Language of tuition
Module is presented in English
Period of presentation
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