The aim of this course is to apply probability, statistics, geostatistics and advanced numerical methods in geotechnical risk analysis. Its purpose is to provide fundamentals for reliability based design and risk management in geotechnical engineering.
Availability2018 Course Timetables
- Semester 2 - 2018
On successful completion of the course students will be able to:
1. Quantify the uncertainties in the engineering properties of soils and rocks using statistics
2. Demonstrate their understanding of random field theory
3. Conduct reliability analysis of geo-structures using simple probabilistic methods
4. Understand the basic concepts of random finite element method
5. Conduct reliability analysis of geo-structures using the random finite element method
6. Conduct reliability based design of geo-structures.
7. Apply Bayesian statistics in risk management in geotechnical engineering
• Soil variability and uncertainty quantification
• Spatial variability and random field theory
• Simple probabilistic methods for reliability analysis in geotechnical engineering
• Random finite element method • Reliability based design in geotechnical engineering
• Bayesian statistics and risk management in geotechnical engineering
This course has similarities to CIVL4240. If you have successfully completed CIVL4240, you cannot enrol in this course.
CIVL2040 Engineering Probabilities
Written Assignment: Assignment 1
Written Assignment: Assignment 2
Written Assignment: Assignment 3 *
* This assessment has a compulsory requirement.
Face to Face On Campus 4 hour(s) per Week for Full Term
Face to Face On Campus 2 hour(s) per Week for Full Term