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Upon completion of this course, students will have knowledge and understanding of current Irish Geotechnical practice (analysis and design). They will:
1. Understand theory and physics behind fundamental aspects of soil engineering.
2. Become familiar with more advanced soil mechanics theories based on recent research.
3. Be able to interpret data from a range of field and laboratory geotechnical techniques
4. Have a good working knowledge of all ground engineering techniques used in Ireland / Western Europe along with their advantages and limitations.
|Student Effort Type||Hours|
|Autonomous Student Learning||
Satisfactory performance in CVEN30010
|Resit In||Terminal Exam|
|Autumn||Yes - 2 Hour|
• Group/class feedback, post-assessment
• Peer review activities
• Self-assessment activities
Feedback from the group project is provided to groups during the semester, in advance of the final summative exam. As part of this project, students are asked to review their peers. Two group summary quizzes are conducted during the module, in order to provide formative feedback to the students. This provides students with an opportunity for self assessment.
|Tutorial||Offering 1||Week(s) - 19, 20, 21, 22, 23, 24, 25, 28, 29, 30, 31||Mon 14:00 - 14:50|
|Lecture||Offering 1||Week(s) - 19, 20, 21, 22, 23, 24, 25, 28, 29, 30, 31, 32||Wed 11:00 - 12:50|