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Overview

Description of rock mass and discontinuities; rock strength and failure criteria. Core logging; field data collection, mapping and fracture surveys; data presentation; hemispherical projections; introductory rock slope stability; foundations on rock; excavation on rock; in-situ stress; stresses about underground openings; classification systems and tunnel support requirements; site investigations for landslides and slope stabilisation techniques; use of slope stability anlaysis programs. The course includes a compulsory 3 day field trip.
Study Level

Postgraduate

Offering Terms

Term 1

Campus

Kensington

Delivery Mode

Fully on-site

Indicative contact hours

5

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Fees

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