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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
SAP-Submodule-No.: P110-0040
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]
Applicability / Curricular relevance:
BIBA672 (P110-0040) Civil and structural engineering, Bachelor, ASPO 01.04.2009, semester 6, mandatory course
BIBA672 (P110-0040) Civil and structural engineering, Bachelor, ASPO 01.10.2011, semester 6, mandatory course
BIBA672 (P110-0040) 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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