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SEV252 - Geo Mechanics 1

Unit details

Year2015 unit information
Enrolment modes:Trimester 2: Waurn Ponds (Geelong), Cloud (online)
Credit point(s):1
EFTSL value:

0.125

Unit chair:

An-Jui Li

Prerequisite:

SEP101

Corequisite:

Nil

Incompatible with:

SEV352

Contact hours:

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 project-based activities for this unit at scheduled sessions during the trimester residential week.

Cloud (online): Learning experiences are via CloudDeakin. Students must attend and participate in project-based activities at the Geelong Waurn Ponds Campus on the scheduled day during the trimester residential week.

Content

During their study in SEV252, students will take a design-based approach that develops their understanding of soil physical properties, soil mechanical properties and geotechnical engineering associated with residential applications.  Students will work according to Australian Standards to produce industry specific documentation and develop laboratory skills associated with soil testing.

Assessment

Group project brief 25%, teamwork (process) 5%, analytical report 30%, project final report 40%.  To be eligible to obtain a pass in this unit, students must achieve and overall mark of at least 50% and a minimum of 40% on the analytical report.

Unit Fee Information

Student Contribution Rate*Student Contribution Rate**Fee rate - Domestic Students Fee rate - International students
$1096$1096$3588$3609

* Rate for all CSP students, except for those who commenced Education and Nursing units pre 2010
** Rate for CSP students who commenced Education and Nursing units pre 2010
Please note: Unit fees listed do not apply to Deakin Prime students.

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