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Geotechnical Engineering II

Module name (EN):
Name of module in study programme. It should be precise and clear.
Geotechnical Engineering II
Degree programme:
Study Programme with validity of corresponding study regulations containing this module.
Civil and structural engineering, Bachelor, ASPO 01.10.2011
Module code: BIBA672
The exam administration creates a SAP-Submodule-No for every exam type in every module. The SAP-Submodule-No is equal for the same module in different study programs.
Hours per semester week / Teaching method:
The count of hours per week is a combination of lecture (V for German Vorlesung), exercise (U for Übung), practice (P) oder project (PA). For example a course of the form 2V+2U has 2 hours of lecture and 2 hours of exercise per week.
4VU (4 hours per week)
ECTS credits:
European Credit Transfer System. Points for successful completion of a course. Each ECTS point represents a workload of 30 hours.
Semester: 6
Mandatory course: yes
Language of instruction:
Written exam

[updated 05.02.2020]
Applicability / Curricular relevance:
All study programs (with year of the version of study regulations) containing the course.

BIBA672 (P110-0040) Civil and structural engineering, Bachelor, ASPO 01.04.2009 , semester 6, mandatory course
BIBA672 (P110-0040) Civil and structural engineering, Bachelor, ASPO 01.10.2011 , semester 6, mandatory course
BIBA672 (P110-0040) Civil and structural engineering, Bachelor, ASPO 01.10.2017 , semester 6, mandatory course
Workload of student for successfully completing the course. Each ECTS credit represents 30 working hours. These are the combined effort of face-to-face time, post-processing the subject of the lecture, exercises and preparation for the exam.

The total workload is distributed on the semester (01.04.-30.09. during the summer term, 01.10.-31.03. during the winter term).
60 class hours (= 45 clock hours) over a 15-week period.
The total student study time is 120 hours (equivalent to 4 ECTS credits).
There are therefore 75 hours available for class preparation and follow-up work and exam preparation.
Recommended prerequisites (modules):
BIBA340 Geotechnical Engineering I

[updated 11.12.2013]
Recommended as prerequisite for:
Module coordinator:
Prof. Dr.-Ing. Stefan Jung
Prof. Dr.-Ing. Dietrich Wullschläger

[updated 11.12.2013]
Learning outcomes:
After successfully completing this module, students will:
- have comprehensive knowledge about earth static calculations and verifications
- be trained to think like an engineer with regard to the planning and construction of geotechnical structures.
- be able to solve interdisciplinary foundation engineering problems.
- be able to process and apply subject-related content independently and use computer programs.

[updated 28.09.2020]
Module content:
Soil mechanics:
Regular design, stability checks, stresses in soil, settlement calculations, earth pressure calculations, slope failure and sliding, field tests
Foundation engineering:
Shallow foundations, retaining structures

[updated 05.02.2020]
Recommended or required reading:
Lecture notes (will be passed out at the beginning of the semester), Internet research
Dörken/Dehne: Grundbau in Beispielen Teil 1, 2
Möller: Geotechnik _ Bodenmechanik, Geotechnik _ Grundbau

[updated 05.02.2020]
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