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Course code

DE6201

Level

6

Credits

15.0

Estimated hours

150.0

To develop further knowledge of the principles and practice of geotechnical engineering.

Learning outcomes

Examine the occurrence and flow of water through soils and discuss the impact soil water has in engineering practice

Determine and evaluate the shear strength parameters of soils

Determine the earth pressure on, and analyse the stability of, earth retaining structures

Analyse the stability of earth slopes

Determine the bearing capacity of shallow and deep foundations

Understand the process of consolidation and estimate consolidation settlement