Level of study Third/Final year
Credit value 10
Pre-requisite modules LI Soil Mechanics and Geotechnical Engineering (04 17152)
Other pre-requisites None
This module develops the ideas introduced in the soil mechanics and geotechnical engineering module (CE2SMG) taken by all students in the second year. It covers the topics of site investigation, basic geotechnical design parameters, the design of shallow foundations, the behaviour of deep foundations and the design of single piles.
Teaching and learning methods
20 hours lecture, 5 hours tutorial and one Student Centred Learning exercise