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GEOE 413 Rock Engineering Design

GEOE 413  Rock Engineering Design  Units: 3.50  

Rigorous application of geomechanics and rock engineering principles to open-ended design problems related to surface and underground excavation, construction and geo-hazard mitigation. Student-led projects will compliment presentation and discussion of design methodologies and case histories are followed up by related analysis and design problems incorporating industry standard software. Emphasis on the inherent variability of geomaterials and implications for integrated site-investigation planning, quantitative risk assessment, design decision-making and performance-monitoring. A field excursion will be included.

Requirements: GEOE 281 and GEOE 300 and GEOE 321 and GEOE359, or permission of the instructor  
Offering Faculty: Faculty of Arts and Science