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ENAC12005 Geology & Geomechanics

Course details

The course presents geological processes that produce landforms and geological structures, rocks and soils, and introduces the affect of geological factors on the location, design, construction and maintenance of civil engineering projects. Students conduct geotechnical tests, analyse test data, prepare geotechnical reports, discuss the engineering characteristics and properties of soil. They apply basic models of soil behaviour to analyse, solve typical problems and produce professional reports of their analysis. Students research and present information in a professional manner and communicate, work and learn, both individually and in teams.

Distance education (FLEX) students are required to have access to a computer and to make frequent use of the Internet.


Course at a glance
Career: Undergraduate
Credit points: 6
Requisites: Prereq: [ENAG11005 or ENTA11009] and MATH11160 and Cond: Flex mode is not available to students in Co-op Program CF47
Student Contribution Band: 2
EFTSL: 0.12500
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Course availability
Term Campus
2012 Term One FLEX
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