Courses Catalogue

Advanced Laboratory

COURSE CODE: CIV7227
COURSE CREDIT UNIT: 3
ACADEMIC PROGRAMME: Civil Engineering, Masters
COLLEGE/SCHOOL/FACULTY: School of Engineering and Applied Sciences
STATUS: Elective
PROGRAMME TYPE: Postgraduate

Course Description

COURSE DESCRIPTION

The course covers review of fundamental tests in soils, special tests in soil investigations, including tri-axial tests, consolidation tests, field/in situ tests, nuclear density tests,, CBR, destructive and non-destructive tests.

 

LEARNING OBJECTIVES

By the end of this course, the student should be able to:

·        Explain the key tests involved in soil investigations.

 

LEARNING OUTCOMES

A student completing the course is expected to:

·        Describe practical knowledge of key tests involved in soil investigations.