101-0307-00L Design and Construction in Geotechnical Engineering
|Semester||Autumn Semester 2016|
|Lecturers||I. Anastasopoulos, A. Marin, A. Zafeirakos|
|Periodicity||yearly recurring course|
|Language of instruction||English|
|Abstract||This lecture deals with the practical application of the knowledge gained in the fundamental lectures from the Bachelor degree.|
The basics of planing and design of geotechnical structures will be taught for the main topics geotechical engineers are faced to in practice.
|Objective||Transfer of the fundamental knowledge taught in the Bachelor degree to practical application.|
Ability to plan and design geotechnical structures based on the state of the art.
|Content||Introduction to Swisscode SIA |
Foundations and settlements
|Lecture notes||Script in the form of chapters and powerpoint overheads with web support (http://geotip.igt.ethz.ch)|
|Literature||relevant literature will be stated during the lectures|
|Prerequisites / Notice||Pre-condition: Successful examinations (pass) in the geotechnical studies (soil mechanics and ground engineering, each 5 credits) in the Bachelor degree of Civil Engineering (ETH), or equivalent for new students.|
The lecture contains at least one presentation from practice