civl8021 - RPG Course _ Course Title: Advanced soil...

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RPG Course ______________________________________________________________________________________ __________________________________________________________________________________________ Department of Civil Engineering, THE UNIVERSITY OF HONG KONG 1 Course Title: Advanced soil mechanics Course Code: CIVL8021 Teacher(s): Dr. J. Yang Year: 2010-11 Level: Rpg Lecture Hours: 39 hours Tutorial Hours: Laboratory Hours: Examination Hours: 2 hours Other Hours: - Pre-requisite: Co-requisite: Course Objectives To provide students with current state-of-the-art knowledge in soil mechanics and vision, insight and methods in analyzing the problems encountered in geotechnical engineering practice. Course Syllabus Calendar Entry Soil behaviour; stresses and strains in soil masses; stress path; soil deformation and consolidation theory; soil strength and failure criteria of soils; soil modelling techniques; laboratory testing applications. Course Contents 1. Overview 2 hours Soil classification Typical soil mechanics problems Geotechnical modelling 2. Soil Elasticity 10 hours Definitions of stress and strain Invariants and transformation Mohr circles Equilibrium and constitutive equations
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