CIVL 7003 Advanced Geotechnical Engineering
Credit Points 10
Legacy Code 300604
Coordinator Samanthika Liyanapathirana Opens in new window
Description This subject will provide an overview of soil mechanics concepts required for the solution of practical geotechnical engineering problems. Students will be taught soil and foundation analysis including design techniques. The topics will cover shallow foundations, pile foundations, the stability of earth retaining structures, excavations, soft soils, groundwater flow and stability of slopes. Practical engineering cases will be emphasized.
School Eng, Design & Built Env
Discipline Geotechnical Engineering
Student Contribution Band
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Level Postgraduate Coursework Level 7 subject
Equivalent Subjects LGYA 6113 - Foundation Engineering (PG)
Students must be enrolled in a postgraduate program
Fundamental knowledge of soil mechanics.
On successful completion of this subject, students should be able to:
- Apply soil mechanics principles to analyse foundation problems
- Apply a systematic engineering approach to designing foundations
- Interpret soil properties and soil test data for use in foundation analysis and design
- Apply engineering software as a tool in foundation analysis and design
- Interpret and apply Australian Standards when designing foundations
Introduction to foundation engineering
Shallow foundation design
Lateral earth pressure
The following table summarises the standard assessment tasks for this subject. Please note this is a guide only. Assessment tasks are regularly updated, where there is a difference your Learning Guide takes precedence.
|Applied Project||Equivalent 25 pages||30||N||Group|
|Applied Project||Equivalent 25 pages||30||N||Individual|
|Final Exam||2 hours||40||N||Individual|
Parramatta City - Macquarie St
Subject Contact Samanthika Liyanapathirana Opens in new window