- Professor Karen Hudson-Edwards (Professor - University of Exeter)
|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.
2. Site investigations
3. Soils and soil mechanics
4. Rocks and rock mechanics
5. Groundwater and hydrology
6. Data collection
7. Report writing
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.
|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