Advanced Geotechnics

Estimated cost: R5001 – R10 000
Field Of Study: Civil Engineering
Department Name: Civil Engineering


The objective of this course is to provide an understanding of:
Basic reliability concepts including an introduction to Monte Carlo simulation and 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 3-year Bachelor’s degree/Advanced Diploma or Equivalent Qualification
Certificate Type: Attendance
Delivery Mode: Blended
Duration: 1 week
Presentation Language: English
Contact Person Name: JC Myburgh
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Latest Year Offered: 2023