University Course Planner The University of Adelaide Australia

CEME 3006 - Geotechnical Engineering

Career: Undergraduate
Units: 3
Term: Semester 2
Campus: North Terrace
Contact: Up to 4 hours per week
Restriction: Available to BE(Civil & Struct), BE (Honours) (Civil & Environmental), BE(Architectural) & associated double degree students only
Available for Study Abroad and Exchange: Yes
Available for Non-Award Study: Yes
Pre-Requisite: CEME 2004 or C&ENVENG 2069
Assessment: Exams, coursework
Syllabus:

The course applies and extends the fundamental understanding of soil mechanics to the design of geotechnical engineering systems. The following topics are examined: site investigations and in situ testing; seepage; consolidation; pore pressure coefficients & stress paths; lateral earth pressures and retaining wall design; foundation design; loading induced stresses and displacements; bearing capacity of shallow foundations; design of shallow foundations; analysis and design of pile foundations and the stability of slopes.

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Units
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Amount
3
0.125
          
  


Course Outline

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Critical Dates

Term Last Day to Add Online Census Date Last Day to WNF Last Day to WF
Semester 2 Mon 08/08/2022 Wed 17/08/2022 Fri 16/09/2022 Fri 28/10/2022


Class Details

Enrolment Class: Workshop
Class Nbr Section Size Available Dates Days Time Location
25368 WR01 120 43 25 Jul - 12 Sep Monday 4pm - 5pm Napier, G04, Lecture Theatre
28 Jul - 15 Sep Thursday 2pm - 3pm Napier, G04, Lecture Theatre
29 Jul - 16 Sep Friday 10am - 11am Napier, G04, Lecture Theatre
3 Oct - 24 Oct Monday 4pm - 5pm Napier, G04, Lecture Theatre
6 Oct - 27 Oct Thursday 2pm - 3pm Napier, G04, Lecture Theatre
7 Oct - 28 Oct Friday 10am - 11am Napier, G04, Lecture Theatre
Note: This class will be delivered both online and face to face. Please refer to MyUni for details once enrolled.
Related Class: Laboratory
Class Nbr Section Size Available Dates Days Time Location
25425 LA08 12 5 17 Aug - 17 Aug Wednesday 9am - 10am Engineering Annex, LG09, Laboratory
31 Aug - 31 Aug Wednesday 9am - 10am Engineering Annex, LG09, Laboratory
14 Sep - 14 Sep Wednesday 9am - 10am Engineering Annex, LG09, Laboratory
Note: This class will be delivered both online and face to face. Please refer to MyUni for details once enrolled.
25426 LA07 12 3 11 Aug - 11 Aug Thursday 10am - 11am Engineering Annex, LG09, Laboratory
25 Aug - 25 Aug Thursday 10am - 11am Engineering Annex, LG09, Laboratory
8 Sep - 8 Sep Thursday 10am - 11am Engineering Annex, LG09, Laboratory
Note: This class will be delivered both online and face to face. Please refer to MyUni for details once enrolled.
25427 LA06 12 FULL 10 Aug - 10 Aug Wednesday 10am - 11am Engineering Annex, LG09, Laboratory
24 Aug - 24 Aug Wednesday 10am - 11am Engineering Annex, LG09, Laboratory
7 Sep - 7 Sep Wednesday 10am - 11am Engineering Annex, LG09, Laboratory
Note: This class will be delivered both online and face to face. Please refer to MyUni for details once enrolled.
25428 LA05 12 3 11 Aug - 11 Aug Thursday 9am - 10am Engineering Annex, LG09, Laboratory
25 Aug - 25 Aug Thursday 9am - 10am Engineering Annex, LG09, Laboratory
8 Sep - 8 Sep Thursday 9am - 10am Engineering Annex, LG09, Laboratory
Note: This class will be delivered both online and face to face. Please refer to MyUni for details once enrolled.
25429 LA04 12 3 10 Aug - 10 Aug Wednesday 9am - 10am Engineering Annex, LG09, Laboratory
24 Aug - 24 Aug Wednesday 9am - 10am Engineering Annex, LG09, Laboratory
7 Sep - 7 Sep Wednesday 9am - 10am Engineering Annex, LG09, Laboratory
Note: This class will be delivered both online and face to face. Please refer to MyUni for details once enrolled.
25433 LA14 12 1 18 Aug - 18 Aug Thursday 10am - 11am Engineering Annex, LG09, Laboratory
1 Sep - 1 Sep Thursday 10am - 11am Engineering Annex, LG09, Laboratory
15 Sep - 15 Sep Thursday 10am - 11am Engineering Annex, LG09, Laboratory
Note: This class will be delivered both online and face to face. Please refer to MyUni for details once enrolled.
25434 LA13 12 3 18 Aug - 18 Aug Thursday 9am - 10am Engineering Annex, LG09, Laboratory
1 Sep - 1 Sep Thursday 9am - 10am Engineering Annex, LG09, Laboratory
15 Sep - 15 Sep Thursday 9am - 10am Engineering Annex, LG09, Laboratory
Note: This class will be delivered both online and face to face. Please refer to MyUni for details once enrolled.
25435 LA12 12 2 17 Aug - 17 Aug Wednesday 10am - 11am Engineering Annex, LG09, Laboratory
31 Aug - 31 Aug Wednesday 10am - 11am Engineering Annex, LG09, Laboratory
14 Sep - 14 Sep Wednesday 10am - 11am Engineering Annex, LG09, Laboratory
Note: This class will be delivered both online and face to face. Please refer to MyUni for details once enrolled.