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CIV3403 Geotechnical Engineering

Short Description: Geotechnical Engineering
Units : 1
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 : Graded
Version produced : 12 November 2019

Requisites

Pre-requisite: CIV2401 or CIV2403 or Students must be enrolled in one of the following Programs: GCEN or METC or MEPR or GCNS or GDNS or MENS

Synopsis

Geotechnical Engineering is concerned with the stability analyses of soil structures. Topics covered in this course include soil shear strength, slope stability analysis, retaining wall analysis, shallow foundations, landfill liners and subsoil exploration.

Course offers

Semester Mode Campus
Semester 2, 2020 On-campus Springfield
Semester 2, 2020 On-campus Toowoomba
Semester 2, 2020 Online