Earthworks of Infrastructures

Budapest University of Technology and Economics
LEVEL
Master
TYPE
Course
MODES
-
LANGUAGE
-
ECTS
4
PERIOD
04/09/2023 to 22/01/2024

Course Description

The aim of the course is that the students understand the geotechnical aspects of infrastructures’ earthworks. In this course the student gets to know the effect of earthquakes on subsoil and earthworks (damages, stability calculation, liquefaction, case studies, failures), the concepts of embankment construction on soft soils (primary consolidation, secondary compression, wick drains, vibroflotation, dynamic compaction, dynamic replacement, staged construction), design, construction and control of soil and rock dams and flood protection dikes, and calculation of quick condition and sandpiping

Time format

weekly

Educational-info

Competences

student is able to recognize the geotechnical problems related to an infrastructure project, is able to design earthworks considering seismic actions,is able to design soil improvement,is able to design earthworks related to water infrastructures.

Prerequisites

none

Duration

42 h / 14 weeks

ECTS

4

Validation mode

Continuous control

Maximum number of students

30

Access to disable

Yes

Organizer

Partner

Budapest University of Technology and Economics

Faculty

Faculty of Civil Engineering

Department

Department of Engineering Geology and Geotechnics

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