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At the end of this module students should: (i) Understand the difference in behaviour of coarse and fine grained soils (ii) Demonstrate an ability to calculate stresses and strains in a soil mass and apply this to for example determining the settlement of structures (iii) Appreciate the significance of the multi-phase, particulate nature of soils (iv) understand and be able to apply a soil strength criterion to a problem such as slope stability (iv) have carried out soils laboratory experiments including interpretation and reporting of the resultsIndicative Module Content:
|Student Effort Type||Hours|
|Autonomous Student Learning||
Not applicable to this module.
|Description||Timing||Component Scale||% of Final Grade|
|Assignment: Tutorials||Throughout the Trimester||n/a||Graded||No||
|Lab Report: Two lab reports||Throughout the Trimester||n/a||Graded||No||
|Examination: Final exam||2 hour End of Trimester Exam||No||Graded||Yes||
|Resit In||Terminal Exam|
|Summer||Yes - 2 Hour|
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