Ground Improvement and Monitoring Techniques - CVEN4204

Faculty: Faculty of Engineering

School: School of Civil and Environmental Engineering

Course Outline:

Campus: Kensington Campus

Career: Undergraduate

Units of Credit: 6

EFTSL: 0.12500 (more info)

Indicative Contact Hours per Week: 4

Enrolment Requirements:

Prerequisite/s: CVEN2201, CVEN3201.

CSS Contribution Charge: 2 (more info)

Tuition Fee: See Tuition Fee Schedule

Further Information: See Class Timetable

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Prerequisites: CVEN2201, CVEN3201 or equivalent
Assessment of the suitability and design of stabilisation techniques for difficult foundation soils including instrumentation and application observational techniques to geotechnical engineering. Topics covered will include: principles of the observational method, instrumentation, selected lectures on braced excavations, dewatering, grouting, underpinning, stone columns, vertical and horizontal drains, vacuum pumping, deep compaction, vibrofloatation, lime stabilisation, reinforced earth and soil nailing.


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