GEOTECHNICAL DESIGN FOR LAND SAFETY

GEOTECHNICAL DESIGN FOR LAND SAFETY

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Last update 12/07/2021 09:19
Code
104393
ACADEMIC YEAR
2021/2022
CREDITS
5 credits during the 2nd year of 10799 CIVIL ENGINEERING (LM-23) GENOVA
SCIENTIFIC DISCIPLINARY SECTOR
ICAR/07
LANGUAGE
English
TEACHING LOCATION
GENOVA (CIVIL ENGINEERING)
semester
2° Semester
Teaching materials

AIMS AND CONTENT

AIMS AND LEARNING OUTCOMES

The purpose of the course is to examine the main problems of geotechnical engineering, with reference to natural and anthropic risks. The course focuses on the design of suitable countermeasures aimed at limiting/preventing risk. During the course, the topics indicated in the syllabus will be covered.In-depth studies will also be carried out through possible seminars by external speakers and possible technical visits.

Teaching methods

The course consists of theoretical and application lessons.

SYLLABUS/CONTENT

GENERAL INTRODUCTION. STABILIZATION OF NATURAL AND ARTIFICIAL SLOPES: GEOTECHNICAL AND SOIL BIO-ENGINEERING TECHNIQUES; DESIGN AND CONSTRUCTION OF LANDSLIDE COUNTERMEASURES. REINFORCED EARTH BY GEOSYNTHETICS AND STEEL ELEMENTS: DESIGN AND CONSTRUCTION OF VARIOUS INTERVENTIONS. SOIL NAILING. LIQUEFACTION OF THE SOIL AND PERTINENT INTERVENTIONS. SUBSIDENCE AND PERTINENT INTERVENTIONS. SOIL IMPROVEMENT AND REINFORCEMENT TECHNIQUES.

RECOMMENDED READING/BIBLIOGRAPHY

In addition to the lecture notes, bibliographical references are provided.

TEACHERS AND EXAM BOARD

Ricevimento: By appointment by sending an email to rossella.bovolenta@unige.it

Ricevimento: The lecturer receives by appointment to be agreed via e-mail.

LESSONS

Teaching methods

The course consists of theoretical and application lessons.

ORARI

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EXAMS

Exam description

Interview.

Assessment methods

The exam is aimed at ascertaining the understanding of the theoretical and application contents of the course. The interview and the carrying out of exercises during the oral exam are aimed at ascertaining the knowledge acquired.

FURTHER INFORMATION

All information is provided during the lessons and through the aulaweb website.