Numerical Methods in Geotechnical Engineering - CVEN9514

Faculty: Faculty of Engineering

School: School of Civil and Environmental Engineering

Course Outline:

Campus: Kensington Campus

Career: Postgraduate

Units of Credit: 6

EFTSL: 0.12500 (more info)

Indicative Contact Hours per Week: 3

CSS Contribution Charge: 2 (more info)

Tuition Fee: See Tuition Fee Schedule

Further Information: See Class Timetable

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Introduction to finite element methods. Mathematical formulation of finite elements. Isotropic elements. Linear and nonlinear analysis. Steady state and transient field problems – heat conduction, seepage etc., coupled analysis, consolidation analysis, solute transport problems, special topics: infinite elements, double porous media.


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