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CIV2901 Geology and Geomechanics Practice

Short Description: Geology & Geomechanic Practice
Units : 0
Faculty or Section : Faculty of Health, Engineering and Sciences
School or Department : School of Civil Engineering and Surveying
Student contribution band : Band 2
ASCED code : 030911 - Geotechnical Engineering
Grading basis : Pass/Not Pass
Version produced : 18 February 2019

Requisites

Pre-requisite or Co-requisite: ENG1901 and CIV2403

Synopsis

The course includes practice modules covering aspects of Geology and Geomechanics. Practice requirements for each module include laboratory work in a team environment, field excursions and the preparation of individual reports on these practice activities. The geological field excursion provides the student with specialised instruction on the identification and the engineering significance of geological features. Students will be required to carry out soil tests to Australian standards to gauge various engineering properties of soils.

This course contains a mandatory residential school for external students and mandatory on-campus laboratories or practical classes for on-campus students.

Course offers

Semester Mode Campus
Semester 2, 2019 External
Semester 2, 2019 On-campus Springfield
Semester 2, 2019 On-campus Toowoomba
Semester 3, 2019 External