Advanced Geotechnics

Estimated cost: R1001 – R5000
Field Of Study: Civil Engineering
Department Name: Civil Engineering


The objective of this course is to provide the basis for understanding of the:

¿ Basic reliability concepts with an introduction to Monte Carlo simulation First Order Reliability Methods
¿ Reliability basis of Limit States Design
¿ Limit state design of geotechnical structures using SANS 10160-5
¿ Application of STR limit state to design of foundations
¿ Application of First Order Reliability Methods (FORM) in geotechnical design

Entry Requirement: Professional 4-year Bachelor’s degree /Bachelor Honours degree or Equivalent Qualification
Certificate Type: Attendance
Duration: 1 week
Presentation Language: English
Contact Person Name: JC Myburgh
Contact Person Email:
Contact Person Phone: (021) 808 2080
Latest Year Offered: 2017