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Geotechnical Engineering II

Module name (EN): Geotechnical Engineering II
Degree programme: Civil and structural engineering, Bachelor, ASPO 01.10.2011
Module code: BIBA672
Hours per semester week / Teaching method: 4VU (4 hours per week)
ECTS credits: 4
Semester: 6
Mandatory course: yes
Language of instruction:
Written exam

[updated 05.02.2020]
Curricular relevance:
BIBA672 Civil and structural engineering, Bachelor, ASPO 01.04.2009, semester 6, mandatory course
BIBA672 Civil and structural engineering, Bachelor, ASPO 01.10.2011, semester 6, mandatory course
BIBA672 Civil and structural engineering, Bachelor, ASPO 01.10.2017, semester 6, mandatory course
60 class hours (= 45 clock hours) over a 15-week period.
The total student study time is 120 hours (equivalent to 4 ECTS credits).
There are therefore 75 hours available for class preparation and follow-up work and exam preparation.
Recommended prerequisites (modules):
BIBA340 Geotechnical Engineering I

[updated 11.12.2013]
Recommended as prerequisite for:
Module coordinator:
Prof. Dr.-Ing. Stefan Jung
Prof. Dr.-Ing. Dietrich Wullschläger

[updated 11.12.2013]
Learning outcomes:
After successfully completing this module, students will:
- have comprehensive knowledge about earth static calculations and verifications
- be trained to think like an engineer with regard to the planning and construction of geotechnical structures.
- be able to solve interdisciplinary foundation engineering problems.
- be able to process and apply subject-related content independently and use computer programs.

[updated 28.09.2020]
Module content:
Soil mechanics:
Regular design, stability checks, stresses in soil, settlement calculations, earth pressure calculations, slope failure and sliding, field tests
Foundation engineering:
Shallow foundations, retaining structures

[updated 05.02.2020]
Recommended or required reading:
Lecture notes (will be passed out at the beginning of the semester), Internet research
Dörken/Dehne: Grundbau in Beispielen Teil 1, 2
Möller: Geotechnik _ Bodenmechanik, Geotechnik _ Grundbau

[updated 05.02.2020]
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