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Unit of Study CIVL2022 - Soil Mechanics and Geotechnics (2025)

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On completion of this unit, students should be able to:

characterise different types of geological materials and relate their properties to their behaviour

evaluate stresses and failure in geological materials

account for uncertainty in geotechnical engineering design

work as a team to formulate and present solutions to geotechnical engineering problems

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