GEOLOGY APPLIED TO ENGINEERING

GEOLOGY APPLIED TO ENGINEERING

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Code
61919
ACADEMIC YEAR
2019/2020
CREDITS
6 credits during the 1st year of 9022 Geological sciences (LM-74) GENOVA
SCIENTIFIC DISCIPLINARY SECTOR
GEO/05
LANGUAGE
Italian
TEACHING LOCATION
GENOVA (Geological sciences)
semester
2° Semester
Teaching materials
More information regarding this unit may be available in Italian.

AIMS AND CONTENT

LEARNING OUTCOMES

The course is aimed to provide the students with the skills required to address properly the main engineering geological issues, related both to natural phenomena or civil engineering works, which may arise in professional activity. In particular, the following subjects are dealt with: 1) rock mass strength and deformability; stability analysis of rock slopes for planar, wedge and toppling failures; 2) slope stabilization methods and soil hardening; 3) engineering geological issues related tothe construction of roads, tunnels and dams; 4) basic concepts of the Technical Regulations on Constructions (NTC 2018).

TEACHERS AND EXAM BOARD

Ricevimento: To be agreed with the teacher

Exam Board

ANDREA CEVASCO (President)

IVANO RELLINI

GIACOMINO PEPE

MARCO FIRPO

PIERLUIGI BRANDOLINI