MG6045 – Geotechnical Engineering B

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Module code
MG6045
Module title
Geotechnical Engineering B
Prescription
To enable students to apply the principles and practice of foundation engineering in professional contexts.
Programmes
  • SC1001
NZQA Level
Level 6
NZQA Credits
15
Delivery method
  • Web-Enhanced
Learning hours
Directed hours
60
Self directed hours
90
Total learning hours
150
Resources required
Learning Outcomes
1.Critically apply the principles of geomechanics to foundation design in the context of projects.
2.Appraise the principles and practice of determining the consolidation of soils in the context of projects.
3.Critically appraise methods of improving stability of soil slopes.
4.Compile a technical report on soil investigations.
Content
Analysis and design of foundations
Principles and practice of consolidation
Stability of soil slopes
Soil investigation reports