224-0927/01 – Soil Mechanics (MZ)

Gurantor departmentDepartment of Geotechnics and Underground EngineeringCredits10
Subject guarantordoc. Dr. Ing. Hynek LahutaSubject version guarantordoc. Dr. Ing. Hynek Lahuta
Study levelpostgraduateRequirementOptional
YearSemesterwinter + summer
Study languageCzech
Year of introduction2011/2012Year of cancellation
Intended for the facultiesFASTIntended for study typesDoctoral
Instruction secured by
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LAH43 doc. Dr. Ing. Hynek Lahuta
Extent of instruction for forms of study
Form of studyWay of compl.Extent
Full-time Examination 2+0
Combined Examination 16+0

Subject aims expressed by acquired skills and competences

The student is able to understand the environment in which they interact upper structure, foundation and subsoil Combines theoretical and practical knowledge of general mechanics of rigid bodies and deformable materials and environments with hydraulics, engineering geology and numerical methods in geomechanics.

Teaching methods

Individual consultations

Summary

Compulsory literature:

Atkinson, J.: The mechanics of soils and foundations. McGraw-Hill Company, 1993

Recommended literature:

Das, B.M.: Principles of Foundation Engineering. Broks/Cole Thomson, 2004,

Way of continuous check of knowledge in the course of semester

E-learning

Další požadavky na studenta

For the final exam student solves problems of soil mechanics associated with the topic of his dissertation.

Prerequisities

Subject has no prerequisities.

Co-requisities

Subject has no co-requisities.

Subject syllabus:

Multiphase earth environment. Descriptive characteristics (moisture content, density and unit weight) and physical properties. Grain size distribution. Plasticity and consistency of soils, Atteberg´s limits. Classification of rocks and soils. Water flow soils, Darcy's law, the general flow equations, current network consolidation and its progress, hydrodynamic effects on structures. Natural body mechanics, linear elastic half-space, finite element method. Soil properties under load, triaxial deformation, rheological models in the theory of consolidation. Strength properties of soils. Laboratory and field testing, evaluation. Compressibility of soils, compressibility modulus. Deformation characteristics. Methods of calculation of slope stability and ensuring methods. Practical aspects of soil mechanics, soil as a building material, improving properties, temperature effects, the deconsolidation of soils.

Conditions for subject completion

Combined form (validity from: 2013/2014 Winter semester)
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2018/2019 (P3655) Civil Engineering (3607V035) Geotechnics P Czech Ostrava Optional study plan
2018/2019 (P3655) Civil Engineering (3607V035) Geotechnics K Czech Ostrava Optional study plan
2017/2018 (P3655) Civil Engineering (3607V035) Geotechnics P Czech Ostrava Optional study plan
2017/2018 (P3655) Civil Engineering (3607V035) Geotechnics K Czech Ostrava Optional study plan
2016/2017 (P3655) Civil Engineering (3607V035) Geotechnics P Czech Ostrava Optional study plan
2016/2017 (P3655) Civil Engineering (3607V035) Geotechnics K Czech Ostrava Optional study plan
2015/2016 (P3655) Civil Engineering (3607V035) Geotechnics P Czech Ostrava Optional study plan
2015/2016 (P3655) Civil Engineering (3607V035) Geotechnics K Czech Ostrava Optional study plan
2014/2015 (P3655) Civil Engineering (3607V035) Geotechnics P Czech Ostrava Optional study plan
2014/2015 (P3655) Civil Engineering (3607V035) Geotechnics K Czech Ostrava Optional study plan
2013/2014 (P3655) Civil Engineering (3607V035) Geotechnics P Czech Ostrava Optional study plan
2013/2014 (P3655) Civil Engineering (3607V035) Geotechnics K Czech Ostrava Optional study plan
2012/2013 (P3607) Civil Engineering (3607V035) Geotechnics K Czech Ostrava Optional study plan
2012/2013 (P3607) Civil Engineering (3607V035) Geotechnics P Czech Ostrava Optional study plan
2012/2013 (P3655) Civil Engineering (3607V035) Geotechnics K Czech Ostrava Optional study plan
2012/2013 (P3655) Civil Engineering (3607V035) Geotechnics P Czech Ostrava Optional study plan

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