- Professor Kevin G Taylor (Professor - University of Manchester)
|Delivery Type||Delivery length / details|
|Practical||11 x 4 Hour Practicals|
|Assessment Type||Assessment length / details||Proportion|
|Semester Assessment||REPORT 1 x 3,500 word report.||50%|
|Semester Assessment||PRACTICAL REPORTS 10 x class based practical reports.||50%|
|Supplementary Assessment||RESUBMISSION OF FAILED COMPONENTS||100%|
On successful completion of this module students should be able to:
Demonstrate knowledge of the concepts and practical aspects of engineering geology .
Demonstrate knowledge of the methodology of site investigations.
Prepare in professional standard site investigation reports.
Use mathematical procedures at a standard necessary to support engineering theory.
This module is designed for students to develop a conceptual, factual and practical knowledge of civil engineering within a geological and environmental context. It will particularly develop the professional skills of those students who are aiming for a professional career in related industry.
2. Site investigations
3. Soils and soil mechanics
4. Rocks and rock mechanics
5. Groundwater and hydrology
6. Data collection
7. Report writing
|Skills Type||Skills details|
|Application of Number||Integral to all assessed components|
|Improving own Learning and Performance||Inherent in the progressive nature of the practical exercises.|
|Information Technology||Used in aspects of the research.|
|Personal Development and Career planning||Inherent in the ethos underlying the module|
|Problem solving||Practical exercises and report writing.|
|Research skills||Report writing|
|Subject Specific Skills||Methodology of site investigations Practical aspects of engineering geology|
|Team work||Inherent in the progressive nature of the practical exercises.|
This module is at CQFW Level 6