Unit

School Of Engineering

Advanced Geotechnical EngineeringWestern Sydney University Unit Code: 300604.4

Discipline: GEOTECHNICAL ENGINEERING

Student Contribution Band: 2

Level: 7

Credit Points: 10

Co ordinator
Samanthika Liyanapathirana


Assumed Knowledge
Fundamental knowledge of soil mechanics.


Equivalent Units
300520 - Foundation Engineering (PG)

Unit Enrolment Restrictions
Students must be enrolled in a postgraduate course


Teaching Periods

PeriodOffered  Campus  Contact
2021 Spring  Yes  Parramatta City Campus-Macquarie Street - DAY  Samanthika Liyanapathirana  Timetable not available  

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About this Unit
This unit will provide an overview of soil mechanics concepts required for the solution of practical geotechnical engineering problems. Students will be taught soil and foundation analysis including design techniques. The topics will cover shallow foundations, pile foundations, the stability of earth retaining structures, excavations, soft soils, groundwater flow and stability of slopes. Practical engineering cases will be emphasized.


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3693.2Master of EngineeringCONTINUING
3693.3Master of EngineeringCURRENT
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3694.2Graduate Diploma in Engineering (exit only)CONTINUING
3694.3Graduate Diploma in Engineering (exit only)CURRENT
3695.1Graduate Certificate in EngineeringCONTINUING
3695.2Graduate Certificate in EngineeringCONTINUING
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Specialisations

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