ENGE412 Rock Mechanics and Rock Engineering (Christchurch)
This course focuses on description and representation of a rock mass, stress and strain in a rock mass and deformation and failure of a rock mass. These are applied to rock slope and underground excavation stability analysis.
This course is delivered as a combination of 1-day blocks with self-directed learning through online course material. There is one 1-hour laboratory in groups and a local afternoon field trip. In-class Masteries are assessed. Students are expected to be working on the coursework between the scheduled lecture, lab and field trip sessions.
Refer University of Centerbury website or contact Marlene to see full schedule.