874311 Earth work and soil engineering in landscaping

Lecture and seminar
Semester hours
Lecturer (assistant)
Offered in
Wintersemester 2022/23
Languages of instruction


- legal and technical fundamentals
- construction site safety at earth work and soil engineering
- general information on subsoil and ground water
- technical terms of geology relevant to constructional engineering
- building site exploration and groundrisk
- ground- and founding assessment
- groundconstructional information on tendering
- Excavatation-, retaining- and breast walls
- earth works and dam building
- foundation concepts and deep foundation
- contruction in ground water
- failure mechanisms - damage events
- seepage and retention of precipitable water

Objective (expected results of study and acquired competences)

Conveyance of essential soil mechanical and ground work conctructional principals in regard to selection, planning and construction of earth- and support structures, subordinate transport routes, circulation areas and smaller building foundations, as well as bringing forward extensive, practice related references to the realisation of their construction.
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