Theoretical soil mechanics 788

Module code SGS 788
Qualification Postgraduate
Faculty Faculty of Engineering, Built Environment and Information Technology
Module content

A research term paper will be prepared.

Introduction to critical state soil mechanics.  Stress and strain invariants.  Stress paths.  State boundary surfaces including Roscoe and Hvorslev surfaces.  Cam clay model.  Application of geotechnical constitutive models in finite element analysis.

Module credits 24.00
Prerequisites No prerequisites.
Contact time 20 Contact hours
Language of tuition Module is presented in English
Department Civil Engineering
Period of presentation Year

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