civl6038 - Postgraduate Curriculum _ Course Title: Rock...

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Postgraduate Curriculum __________________________________________________________________________________________ Course Title: Rock Mechanics Course Code: CIVL6038 Lecturer(s): Dr. A.K.L. Kwong Year: 2005-06 Level: M.Sc. Lecture Hours: 32.5 hours Tutorial Hours: Laboratory Hours: Examination Hours: 2 hours Other Hours: - Pre-requisite: Co-requisite: Course Objective To provide an overview of the theory and practice of rock mechanics as applied to civil engineering projects. Course Syllabus Calendar Entry Rock mass classification; rock mass strength and deformability as a function of structural defects such as joints; faults and bedding planes; in-situ rock stresses and their measurement; ground water percolation in rock; underground excavations and rock support system design; rock slope stability analysis; rock foundations; case histories in rock engineering; numerical methods; rock joint strength parameters; rockfall control. Course Contents
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