ENG432 Advanced Soil Mechanics

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ENG432 Advanced Soil Mechanics

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Without solid foundations, all built structures are in danger of collapse. This practical course uses a systems design cycle approach to initially inspect and test soil properties. Based on these results, you learn how to design, construct, test and assess the performance of structures within and upon the soil. It is a problem-based learning course where you work individually and in groups to self-direct your learning. Over a semester you conduct a field-based geotechnical project for a ‘client’ to whom you report progress. The project is complemented by laboratory testing and theory.

Other information

Prerequisite:
ENG312 and enrolled in Program SC410, SC425, AB101, UU301 or XU301
Antirequisite:
CIV3403 (USQ equivalent Course)
Semester of offer: *
  • Sippy Downs: Semester 2
Units:
12.00
EFTSL:
0.125
Student contribution band:
Band 2
Tuition fee:
Science, Engineering, Surveying:
Census date:
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Class Timetable:
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* Semester of offer is subject to change.

Course outline

ENG432 Course Outline Semester 2, 2017 (PDF 776KB) Students enrolled in this course should check the course Blackboard site to ensure that they are accessing the most recent approved version of the course outline.

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