|Short Description:||Geotechnical Engineering|
|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|
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
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.