University of Technology Sydney

42066 Planning, Field Investigation and Monitoring for Tunnels

6cp; 3hpw, standard, face-to-face (it can also be offered in a block mode or hybrid class combining traditional, face-to-face seat time with some online learning activities)
Requisite(s): 120 credit points of completed study in Must have completed at least bachelorís degree owned by FEIT OR 120 credit points of completed study in Must have completed at least bachelorís Honours Embedded owned by FEIT OR 120 credit points of completed study in Must have completed at least bachelorís Combined Degree owned by FEIT OR 120 credit points of completed study in Must have completed at least bachelorís Combined Honours owned by FEIT OR 120 credit points of completed study in Must have completed at least bachelorís Combined Degree co-owned by FEIT OR 120 credit points of completed study in Must have completed at least bachelorís Combined Honours co-owned by FEIT
These requisites may not apply to students in certain courses. See access conditions.
Recommended studies:

Engineering Geology, Soil Mechanics, Solid Mechanics and Geotechnical Engineering

Description

The aim of this subject is to develop students' technical competence in the site investigation and monitoring of tunnel and underground space structures as well as enhance professional practice-oriented skills. Students recognise that completion of this subject supports them to work in national and international tunnel infrastructure projects.

?Students learn how to critically review engineering documents, critique needs of site investigation depending on type and importance of tunnel and underground space infrastructure, project reports, and disciplinary research and professional skills. Students learn about various methodologies involved in site investigation, geospatial analysis, statistical approach, also frequently used standards and industry recommended guidelines.


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