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STUDY PLANS
2020/2021

Geotechnical laboratory

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Code Completion Credits Range Language
220YLPG Z 2 2C Czech
Lecturer:
Radek Vašíček (guarantor), Jiří Svoboda, Jiří Šťástka
Tutor:
Radek Vašíček (guarantor), Jiří Svoboda, Jiří Šťástka
Supervisor:
Centre of Experimental Geotechnics
Synopsis:

A course dealing with practical exercise on geotechnical tests in laboratory and in-situ activities (The Josef underground laboratory, http://ceg.fsv.cvut.cz). It focuses on laboratory determination of soil and rock parametres neccessary for geotechnical calculations and design - basic physical and hydrophysical properties, strength and deformation parametres.

Requirements:

No prerequisites

Syllabus of lectures:

1 - Introduction, laboratory equipments, safety rules in laboratory, course works systém

2 - Densities, determination of degree of saturation

3 - Particle size distribution: sieve analysis, sedimentary method

4 - Atterberg limits: liquid limit - cone and Cassagrande method, plasticity limit

5 - Proctor standard test

6 - Deformation and strength characteristics: oedometric modulus, compressibility, uniaxial strength

7 - Shear parametres, permeability

8 - Hydrophysical properties: water absorptivity, capilarity, swelling, swell index

9 - Strength parametres: tension, tension under bending, shear, axiator tests, triaxial test

10 - Abrasivity - Böhm apparatus, Termophysical properties

11, 12 - Non destructive testing - Schmidt method, Poldi method, in-situ sampling (the Josef underground facility)

13 - Strain, stress detection - laboratory, in-situ, thermometers, instrumentation (the Josef underground facility)

Syllabus of tutorials:
Study Objective:

Understanding and practical application of key principles and procedures of laboratory tests in soil and rock mechanics (incl.sampling). Getting of basic routine in the laboratory works.

Study materials:

http://ceg.fsv.cvut.cz/

ČSN EN ISO 17892-1; ČSN EN ISO 17892-2; ČSN EN ISO 17892-3; ČSN EN ISO 17892-4; ČSN EN ISO 17892-12; EN 1926; ČSN 721030; ČSN 441114; ČSN 731001

Note:
Further information:
http://ceg.fsv.cvut.cz/vyuka/podklady-pro-studenty/220-lpg
Time-table for winter semester 2020/2021:
06:00–08:0008:00–10:0010:00–12:0012:00–14:0014:00–16:0016:00–18:0018:00–20:0020:00–22:0022:00–24:00
Mon
Tue
Fri
roomTH:D-1111

12:00–13:50
(parallel nr.101)
Thákurova 7 (FSv-budova A)
D1111
Thu
Fri
Time-table for summer semester 2020/2021:
Time-table is not available yet
The course is a part of the following study plans:
Data valid to 2020-10-27
For updated information see http://bilakniha.cvut.cz/en/predmet4953506.html