Soil Mechanics 2

Architecture and Construction

About this course

Basic course of Soil Mechanics for Civil Engineers. Introduction to origin of soils, soil description, multi-phase media behaviour, soil classification, compressibility and shear resistance, soil testing, earth pressures, assessment of stability and deformation of soil mass, applications in civil engineering.

Learning outcomes

Acquaintance with geological processes and the role of geology in geotechnical engineering. Description of soils, soil properties and soil behaviour with respect to different site conditions and human activities.

Course requirements



Lectures, seminars and self-study

Additional information

  • Credits
    ECTS 5
  • Contact hours per week
  • Instructors
    doc. Ing. Záleský Jan CSc., Ing. Jirásko Daniel Ph.D., doc. Dr. Ing. Pruška Jan, Ing. Salák Jan CSc.
  • Mode of instruction
    Online - at a specific time
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  • Start date

    23 September 2024

    • Ends
      16 February 2025
    • Term *
      Winter 2024/2025
    • Instruction language
    • Register between
      15 May - 29 Jul 2024
    Only 7 days to enrol
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These offerings are valid for students of DTU (Denmark)