Fiches de cours 2017-2018

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Geomechanics

CIVIL-402

Lecturer(s) :

Koliji Azad
Laloui Lyesse

Language:

English

Remarque

Language: English/French

Summary

Geomechanics deals with understanding, analysing and modelling the mechanical behaviour of geomaterials. The topics go further steps beyond the classical geotechnical engineering and provide students with the fundamental understanding and tools of the behaviour of soils.

Content

Keywords

Mechanical behaviour of geomaterial, Constitutive models for soils, shales and rocks, elasto-plasticity, numerical modelling in geomechanics, tunneling and undergroud structures, nuclear waste disposal, CO2 sequestration, foundation engineering, landslide and slope stability, laboratory and in-situ testing.

Learning Prerequisites

Required courses

Soil mechanics and groundwater seepage

Learning Outcomes

By the end of the course, the student must be able to:

Teaching methods

 

Assessment methods

Mid-term written exam: 20% of the final mark

Homework 20% of the final mark

Final exam written 60% of the final mark

Supervision

Office hours No
Assistants Yes
Forum No

Resources

Bibliography

Lectures notes and handouts given during the course

In the programs

Reference week

 MoTuWeThFr
8-9     
9-10     
10-11     
11-12 CM5   
12-13    
13-14     
14-15     
15-16     
16-17     
17-18     
18-19   CM1105
CM1121
CM5
 
19-20     
20-21     
21-22     
 
      Lecture
      Exercise, TP
      Project, other

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  • Autumn semester
  • Winter sessions
  • Spring semester
  • Summer sessions
  • Lecture in French
  • Lecture in English
  • Lecture in German