SEV362 - Geotechnical Engineering
|Year||2016 unit information|
|Enrolment modes:||Trimester 1: Waurn Ponds (Geelong), Cloud (online)|
Must have passed 1 unit in SEV200, SEV252 or SEV352
Campus: 1 x 2 hour class per week, 1 x 2 hour seminar per week, 2 x 3 hour practicals per trimester. All students must attend and participate in practical activities for this unit at scheduled sessions during the trimester intensive week.
Cloud (online): Learning experiences are via CloudDeakin. All students must attend and participate in practical activities for this unit at scheduled sessions during the trimester intensive week.
SEV362 will be offered in Trimester 2 from 2017.
This unit covers the soil physical properties, mechanical properties and relevant engineering applications. The contents include soil characteristics, soil classification and compaction, permeability, stress and displacement, effective stress, soil shear strength, lateral earth pressures, slope stability and site investigation.
Two assignments (15% each) 30%, one laboratory report 10%, final examination 60%. To be eligible to obtain a pass in this unit, students must achieve a mark of at least 40% in the examination and a mark of at least 40% in the laboratory report.