Course level

Undergraduate

Faculty

Engineering, Architecture & Information Technology

School

Civil Engineering School

Units

2

Duration

One Semester

Class contact

2L1C1T1 only 2hr30min prac

Prerequisite

CIVL2210

Assessment methods

Final examination, problem sheets, online quizzes, laboratory exercise

Course coordinator

Dr Robert Day (r.day@uq.edu.au)

Study Abroad

This course is pre-approved for Study Abroad and Exchange students.

Current course offerings

Course offerings Location Mode Course Profile
Semester 1, 2019 St Lucia Internal Course Profile

Please Note: Course profiles marked as not available may still be in development.

Course description

CIVL3210 will teach you how to apply your knowledge of fundamental soil mechanics to the analysis and design of  structures very commonly required in nearly all infrastructure development such as small and large buildings, road and highway construction, and wharf and port structures. Also this course will teach you to how to assess the stability of natural and man-made slopes in order to control and reduce the chance of loss of property and life due to a landslide. The course will address the analysis and design of Earth pressure; retaining walls; basement excavations; bearing capacity; shallow footings; domestic footings; piled footings; settlement of footings; slope stability.

Archived offerings

Course offerings Location Mode Course Profile
Semester 1, 2018 St Lucia Internal Course Profile
Semester 1, 2017 St Lucia Internal Course Profile
Semester 1, 2016 St Lucia Internal Course Profile
Semester 1, 2015 St Lucia Internal Course Profile
Semester 1, 2014 St Lucia Internal Course Profile
Semester 1, 2013 St Lucia Internal Course Profile
Semester 1, 2012 St Lucia Internal Course Profile
Semester 1, 2011 St Lucia Internal Course Profile
Semester 1, 2010 St Lucia Internal Course Profile