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GB8310 - Stress Induced Instability in Tunnels and Caverns

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Examination arrangement

Examination arrangement: Portfolio assessment
Grade: Passed/Failed

Evaluation Weighting Duration Grade deviation Examination aids
Oral examination 75/100 D
Work 25/100 A

Course content

The course aims to enhance knowledge in the field of rock stress induced instability problems in tunnels and caverns.

Learning outcome

KNOWLEDGE:-
The main aim of this course is to achieve international standard advance knowledge in stress induced instability in tunnels and caverns.

SKILLS:-
Students attending this course should gain skills in advance theory and/or methodologies within rock stresses and problems related to induced stresses in tunnels and underground caverns.

GENERAL COMPETENCE:-
Students attending this course should have general competence in evaluating and assessing possible stress induced instability in tunnels and underground caverns.

Learning methods and activities

The course is given every second year, next time autumn 2020. The course is offered in English. Teaching will be in a form of guided self-study. The attendant shall write a review article in one of the selected topics. The topic must be approved by the convener of the course.

Further on evaluation

To pass the course a score of at least 70 percent is required. For a re-take of an examination, all assessments during the course must be re-taken.

Required previous knowledge

Advance level knowledge in engineering geology (corresponding to the course TGB4190 Engineering Geology of Rocks, Advanced Course).

Course materials

Compendium of recent relevant published scientific papers in the field and part of the book related to the theory in rock stresses (content may be changed as per need)

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Facts

Version: 1
Credits:  7.5 SP
Study level: Doctoral degree level

Coursework

Term no.: 1
Teaching semester:  AUTUMN 2020

Language of instruction: English

Location: Trondheim

Subject area(s)
  • Technological subjects
Contact information
Course coordinator:

Department with academic responsibility
Department of Geoscience and Petroleum

Examination

Examination arrangement: Portfolio assessment

Term Status code Evaluation Weighting Examination aids Date Time Digital exam Room *
Autumn ORD Oral examination 75/100 D
Room Building Number of candidates
Autumn ORD Work 25/100 A
Room Building Number of candidates
Spring ORD Oral examination 75/100 D
Room Building Number of candidates
Spring ORD Work 25/100 A
Room Building Number of candidates
  • * The location (room) for a written examination is published 3 days before examination date. If more than one room is listed, you will find your room at Studentweb.
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