ENGE413-21S2 (C) Semester Two 2021

Soil Mechanics and Soil Engineering

15 points

Details:
Start Date: Monday, 19 July 2021
End Date: Sunday, 14 November 2021
Withdrawal Dates
Last Day to withdraw from this course:
  • Without financial penalty (full fee refund): Sunday, 1 August 2021
  • Without academic penalty (including no fee refund): Friday, 1 October 2021

Description

Formation, properties, description and representation of soils. Stress and strain in soils. Deformation and failure of soils. Engineered soil slope stability and foundation analysis. Underground excavation and ground treatment in soil.

Learning Outcomes

University Graduate Attributes

This course will provide students with an opportunity to develop the Graduate Attributes specified below:

Critically competent in a core academic discipline of their award

Students know and can critically evaluate and, where applicable, apply this knowledge to topics/issues within their majoring subject.

Employable, innovative and enterprising

Students will develop key skills and attributes sought by employers that can be used in a range of applications.

Globally aware

Students will comprehend the influence of global conditions on their discipline and will be competent in engaging with global and multi-cultural contexts.

Pre-requisites

(1) MATH101 or
MATH102 or
MATH103 and (2) approval from the Head of Department of Geological Sciences

Restrictions

ENCN253; ENGE 485

Timetable 2021

Students must attend one activity from each section.

Lecture A
Activity Day Time Location Weeks
01 Wednesday 12:00 - 13:00 Meremere 108 Lecture Theatre
19 Jul - 29 Aug
13 Sep - 24 Oct
02 Wednesday 16:00 - 17:00 E9 Lecture Theatre
19 Jul - 29 Aug
13 Sep - 24 Oct
Lecture B
Activity Day Time Location Weeks
01 Thursday 08:00 - 09:00 E9 Lecture Theatre
19 Jul - 29 Aug
13 Sep - 24 Oct
02 Thursday 13:00 - 14:00 E9 Lecture Theatre
19 Jul - 29 Aug
13 Sep - 24 Oct
Lecture C
Activity Day Time Location Weeks
01 Monday 09:00 - 10:00 A3 Lecture Theatre
19 Jul - 29 Aug
13 Sep - 24 Oct
02 Monday 13:00 - 14:00 Meremere 108 Lecture Theatre
19 Jul - 29 Aug
13 Sep - 24 Oct
Lecture D
Activity Day Time Location Weeks
01 Tuesday 08:00 - 09:00 E9 Lecture Theatre
19 Jul - 29 Aug
13 Sep - 24 Oct
02 Tuesday 15:00 - 16:00 E9 Lecture Theatre
19 Jul - 29 Aug
13 Sep - 24 Oct
Field Trip A
Activity Day Time Location Weeks
01 Tuesday 09:00 - 13:00 North Canterbury 26 Jul - 1 Aug
Lab A
Activity Day Time Location Weeks
01 Tuesday 10:00 - 12:00 Ernest Rutherford 113 Soil Mechanics Lab 2 Aug - 29 Aug
13 Sep - 3 Oct
02 Thursday 14:00 - 16:00 Ernest Rutherford 113 Soil Mechanics Lab 2 Aug - 29 Aug
13 Sep - 3 Oct
Tutorial A
Activity Day Time Location Weeks
01 Monday 10:00 - 11:00 Rehua 102
19 Jul - 29 Aug
13 Sep - 24 Oct
02 Monday 16:00 - 17:00 A3 Lecture Theatre
19 Jul - 29 Aug
13 Sep - 24 Oct

Contact Person

Clark Fenton

Assessment

Assessment Due Date Percentage  Description
Assignments and Tutorials 25% Assignments and Tutorials
Lab Reports 25% Lab Reports
Design Project 50% Design Projects (2)

Indicative Fees

Domestic fee $1,066.00

* Fees include New Zealand GST and do not include any programme level discount or additional course related expenses.

Minimum enrolments

This course will not be offered if fewer than 10 people apply to enrol.

For further information see School of Earth and Environment on the department and colleges page.

All ENGE413 Occurrences

  • ENGE413-21S2 (C) Semester Two 2021