- Module code: ES94V
- Module name: Tunnel Design
- Department: School of Engineering
- Credit: 15
Module content and teaching
This module aims to: To instil an appreciation of soil structure interaction : support structure : soil and soil : surface and existing underground structures; To design works and support structures in response to such interactions and informed by the CDM regulations.
Principal learning outcomes
At completion, students will be able to: Evaluate ground conditions and existing structures in specifying support requirements; Critique methods of ground improvement; Evaluate at least one current technical challenge or issue in soil-structure interaction; Predict ground movements resulting from underground excavations or ground treatments.
|Assessment group||Assessment name||Percentage|
|15 CATS (Module code: ES94V-15)|
|D (Assessed/examined work)||Test||20%|
|3 hr examination (locally held exam)||80%|
This module is available on the following courses:
- Postgraduate Taught Tunnelling and Underground Space (H214) - Year 2