civl6078 - Postgraduate Curriculum _ Course Title: Rock...

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Postgraduate Curriculum __________________________________________________________________________________________ __________________________________________________________________________________________ Department of Civil Engineering , The UNIVERSITY OF HONG KONG 1 Course Title: Rock engineering Course Code: CIVL6078 Teacher(s): Dr. A.K.L. Kwong Year: 2010-11 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 1. Overview of Rock Support Design 1.0 hour 2. In situ Stresses and their Measurement 1.0 hour 3. Rock Testing Techniques 2.5 hours 4. Failure Criteria of Rock Mass 2.0 hours 5. Scale effect on Strength of Rock and Rock Mass 2.5 hours 6. Rock mass classification systems 2.0 hours 7. Structural Geological Data Collection and Analysis 2.5 hours 8. Shear Strength of Discontinuities 2.0 hours 9. Ground Settlement and Control for Shallow Tunnelling 2.5 hours
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This note was uploaded on 03/26/2012 for the course CIVIL 6049 taught by Professor Can'tremember during the Spring '12 term at HKU.

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