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Module Detailed Information for [CE5106]
Academic Year : 2018/2019 Semester : 2
Correct as at 03 Mar 2019 20:00

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Module Title : Ground Improvement
Module Description : This is an advanced module on ground improvement techniques as well as its design, construction and monitoring in geotechnical engineering. Topics covered include ground improvement principles and design considerations, techniques of improving granular soils, techniques of improving cohesive soils and peaty soils, field controls and monitoring, field evaluation ? specification, performance evaluation and acceptance criteria, and case study. Student are taught the basic principles of various ground improvement techniques, and how to select the most appropriate ground improvement techniques to be used in specific circumstances. Specific learning objectives include understanding the principles and design of vibro-flotation method, dynamic compaction, dynamic replacement with mixing, vertical drains with preloading, chemical stabilization and grouting, etc. Field construction control and instrumentation as well as monitoring techniques will be discussed.
Module Examinable : -
Exam Date : 27-04-2019 PM
Modular Credits : 4
Pre-requisite : CE2112 or CE4 standing or higher
Preclusion : TCE5106
Module Workload (A-B-C-D-E)* : 3-0-0-1-6
Remarks : Nil
* A: no. of lecture hours per week
B: no. of tutorial hours per week
C: no. of laboratory hours per week
D: no. of hours for projects, assignments, fieldwork etc per week
E: no. of hours for preparatory work by a student per week

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