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Earth Sciences at the University of Fribourg

Bern-Fribourg Master in Earth Sciences

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Details of Courses

COURSE TITLE: Soil Mechanics
LECTURERS: Prof. Martin Stolz
SCOPE:The principles of soil mechanics, bearing capacity and deformation of soils, stability of slopes
HELD AT:BE/B'dorf
CATEGORY: Methods
ECTS Credits:3
PREREQUISITES:
REQUISITES:
FORMAT:5 day block course; lecture with examples and project work
FREQUENCY:biennially in spring semester, held in odd years
CONTENTS:Shear strength, stresses and deformation in soils, stability of slopes, foundations, hydraulic failure and uplift
ASSESSMENT:Project work or field report
SPECIALITIES:PAQS

(prer): Courses with prerequisites.

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