SEN727 - Advanced Geomechanics

Year:

2020 unit information

Enrolment modes: Trimester 1: Waurn Ponds (Geelong)
Credit point(s): 1
EFTSL value: 0.125
Prerequisite:

Nil

For S460 students: SEV362 Geotechnical Engineering and completion of 22 credits points

Corequisite:

Nil

Incompatible with:

Nil

Study commitment

Students will on average spend 150 hours over the teaching period undertaking the teaching, learning and assessment activities for this unit.

Scheduled learning activities - campus

1 x 2 hour class per week, 1 x 2  hour seminar per week.

Content

This unit extends existing knowledge of geomechanics particularly in relation to the systematic design of excavations in rock.  It explores the variability of rock masses and provides techniques engineers can use to develop and manage safe and efficient excavation designs.

Hurdle requirement

To be eligible to obtain a pass in this units, students must achieve an overall mark of at least 50% in the presentation. 

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