Geological Engineering

GE4412Applied Rock Mechanics5 ch (3C 2L)

Acquisition and use of geological data in the construction of engineering structures sited in rocks. Design of slopes in rock considering both the two and the three dimensional cases of sliding failure. Analysis of failed slopes to determine cohesion along the sliding surface. Improvement of rock slopes including the design of rock anchors.

Prerequisites: ESCI 2321, ESCI 3411 , or equivalent. Equivalent to ESCI 4412.