TBA4116 - Geotechnical Engineering, Advanced Course


New from the academic year 2010/2011

Examination arrangement

Examination arrangement: Written examination
Grade: Letters

Evaluation form Weighting Duration Examination aids Grade deviation
Written examination 100/100 4 hours D

Course content

The course deals with elasto plastic modelling of soil as a material with weight on the Cam Clay model, application of geotechnical design methods in marine geotechnics on bucket foundations and piled offshore structures. Further examples of practical solutions for foundation design and contruction work is given.

Learning outcome

In this course you will be able to develop, extend and apply the knowledge you have gained in previous courses in geotechnical engineering. The course aims at a strengthened theroretical platform, application of this to andvanced analyses and practical knowledge on relevant construction methods. The course is designed for those aiming at practical geotechnical design tasks and those who would like to do research.

Learning methods and activities

The course consists of a combination of conventional lectures and exercises. The exercises shall normally be made individually. Lectures in english. If there is a re-sit examination, the examination form may be changed from written to oral.

Compulsory assignments

  • Exercises

Specific conditions

Exam registration requires that class registration is approved in the same semester. Compulsory activities from previous semester may be approved by the department.

Course materials

Lecture notes from Geotechnical Division, NTNU.

Credit reductions

Course code Reduction From To
TBA4516 7.5 2010-09-01


Examination arrangement: Written examination

Term Statuskode Evaluation form Weighting Examination aids Date Time Room *
Autumn ORD Written examination 100/100 D 2010-12-08 09:00 D1
  • * 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.