|Lismore||Study Period 2||Study Period 2|
|Online||Study Period 2,6||N/A|
Introduces students to the geotechnical properties and behaviour of soils and their significance in civil and construction engineering.
Soil types and classification
Phase (weight-volume) relationships
Soil stabilisation techniques
Principles of earthworks construction
Unit Learning Outcomes express learning achievement in terms of what a student should know, understand and be able to do on completion of a unit. These outcomes are aligned with the graduate attributes. The unit learning outcomes and graduate attributes are also the basis of evaluating prior learning.
Learning outcomes and graduate attributes
|On completion of this unit, students should be able to:||GA1||GA2||GA3||GA4||GA5||GA6||GA7|
|1||describe the basic physical and mechanical properties of wet and dry soil and determine these properties using standard laboratory methods||Knowledge of a discipline|
|2||apply the principles of soil stabilisation||Knowledge of a discipline|
|3||apply the principles of earthworks construction.||Knowledge of a discipline|
|4||describe the fundamentals of subsurface exploration||Knowledge of a discipline|
Study Period 2
- No prescribed texts.
Study Period 6
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Teaching and assessment
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Commencing 2020 Commonwealth Supported only. Student contribution band: 2
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