civl6067 - Post Graduate Curriculum Course Title...

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Post Graduate Curriculum __________________________________________________________________________________________ Course Title: Underground Excavation and Tunnelling Course Code: CIVL6067 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 Objectives To provide students with the knowledge of investigation, analysis, design and construction methodology for underground excavation and tunnels. Course Syllabus Calendar Entry Introduction to underground excavation and tunnels; shallow tunnels; deep tunnels; stress distribution and settlements around underground opening; site investigation requirements; analysis and design of underground opening; ground convergence support reaction curves, soil structure interaction; construction methods; computer programs; control of groundwater; construction monitoring. Course Contents Introduction to Underground Excavation and Tunnels 3.5 hours Exploration Overview of Rock Support Design Stages in Mine Development Case Illustration Ground Investigation and Geological Model Assessment 4.0 hours Structural Geological Data Collection Geological Data Analysis Shear Strength of Discontinuities Strength of Rock and Rock Mass Rock Mass Classification Underground Excavation: 5.0 hours In-situ Stress Ratio Stress Distribution Failure Mechanism Soil Structure Interaction Stabilization Methods __________________________________________________________________________________________ Department of Civil Engineering, The UNIVERSITY OF HONG KONG 1
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