224-0927/02 – Soil Mechanics (MZ)

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

Other requirements

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

Full-time form (validity from: 2013/2014 Winter semester)
Task nameType of taskMax. number of points
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Examination Examination  
Mandatory attendence parzicipation:

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Occurrence in study plans

Academic yearProgrammeField of studySpec.ZaměřeníFormStudy language Tut. centreYearWSType of duty
2020/2021 (P3655) Civil Engineering (3607V035) Geotechnics P English Ostrava Choice-compulsory study plan
2020/2021 (P3655) Civil Engineering (3607V035) Geotechnics K English Ostrava Choice-compulsory study plan
2019/2020 (P3655) Civil Engineering (3607V035) Geotechnics K English Ostrava Choice-compulsory study plan
2018/2019 (P3655) Civil Engineering (3607V035) Geotechnics K English Ostrava Choice-compulsory study plan
2018/2019 (P3655) Civil Engineering (3607V035) Geotechnics P English Ostrava Choice-compulsory study plan
2017/2018 (P3655) Civil Engineering (3607V035) Geotechnics K English Ostrava Choice-compulsory study plan
2017/2018 (P3655) Civil Engineering (3607V035) Geotechnics P English Ostrava Choice-compulsory study plan
2016/2017 (P3655) Civil Engineering (3607V035) Geotechnics K English Ostrava Choice-compulsory study plan
2016/2017 (P3655) Civil Engineering (3607V035) Geotechnics P English Ostrava Choice-compulsory study plan
2015/2016 (P3655) Civil Engineering (3607V035) Geotechnics K English Ostrava Choice-compulsory study plan
2015/2016 (P3655) Civil Engineering (3607V035) Geotechnics P English Ostrava Choice-compulsory study plan

Occurrence in special blocks

Block nameAcademic yearForm of studyStudy language YearWSType of blockBlock owner
ECTS FCE - PhD 2020/2021 Full-time English Choice-compulsory 200 - Faculty of Civil Engineering - Dean's Office stu. block
ECTS FCE - PhD 2019/2020 Full-time English Choice-compulsory 200 - Faculty of Civil Engineering - Dean's Office stu. block
ECTS FCE - PhD 2018/2019 Full-time English Choice-compulsory 200 - Faculty of Civil Engineering - Dean's Office stu. block
ECTS FCE - PhD 2017/2018 Full-time English Choice-compulsory 200 - Faculty of Civil Engineering - Dean's Office stu. block
ECTS FCE - PhD 2016/2017 Full-time English Choice-compulsory 200 - Faculty of Civil Engineering - Dean's Office stu. block