Note: This is an archived Handbook entry from 2009. Search for this in the current handbook
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This subject has the following teaching availabilities in 2009:Semester 2, - Taught on campus.
Timetable can be viewed here. For information about these dates, click here.
|Time Commitment:||Contact Hours: 32 hours of lectures and 16 hours of tutorials. |
Total Time Commitment: Not available
|Prerequisites:||421-306 Geotechnical Engineering or equivalent|
|Recommended Background Knowledge:||None|
|Non Allowed Subjects:||None|
|Core Participation Requirements:||
For the purposes of considering request for Reasonable Adjustments under the Disability Standards for Education (Cwth 2005), and Student Support and Engagement Policy, academic requirements for this subject are articulated in the Subject Overview, Learning Outcomes, Assessment and Generic Skills sections of this entry.
It is University policy to take all reasonable steps to minimise the impact of disability upon academic study, and reasonable adjustments will be made to enhance a student's participation in the University's programs. Students who feel their disability may impact on meeting the requirements of this subject are encouraged to discuss this matter with a Faculty Student Adviser and Student Equity and Disability Support: http://services.unimelb.edu.au/disability
CoordinatorDr Guillermo Andres Narsilio
ContactDr Samuel Yuen
Department of Civil & Environmental Engineering
Phone: +61 3 8344 6716
|Subject Overview:||Topics covered include shallow footings, bearing capacity solutions, settlement on sand and clays; Skempton-Bjerrum, Lambe and Davis Poulos methods, raft foundations, compensated foundations, expansive clays, soil improvement, deep foundations; capacity and settlement of single piles and pile groups; properties of waste materials, contaminated soils, effects of chemicals on soil properties, waste disposal systems, regulations governing waste disposal and management, site assessment/site selection, remediation techniques, liners, leachate collection systems, excavation and rock mass behaviour.|
On completion of this unit students should be able to:
|Assessment:||One 3-hour end of semester written examination (60%), together with three assignments of no more than 3000 words each due throughout the semester (40%). A pass in both assignment and examination components is required to pass the subject.|
|Breadth Options:|| |
This subject is not available as a breadth subject.
|Fees Information:||Subject EFTSL, Level, Discipline & Census Date|
This subject replaces:
Master of Development Technologies |
Master of Energy Studies
Master of Engineering Project Management
Master of Engineering Structures
Master of Environmental Engineering
Master of Water Resource Management
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