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ENS3242 Soil Mechanics and Foundation Engineering
Credit Points: 15
MAT1236 Calculus 1

This unit provides an introduction to the properties of soils, estimation of their behaviour under applied loads, and the design of foundation elements used for various types of construction. The unit includes laboratory testing of various soil types and also provides the basic knowledge required to design pavements, retaining walls, building foundations and excavations.

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This Unit is part of the following Courses / Unit Sets
K53Bachelor of Engineering (Civil)
MABUSOCivil Engineering Major
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Last Updated - Higher Education: 12/07/2011 VET: 12/07/2011