Technical Geology

A.Y. 2018/2019
6
Max ECTS
48
Overall hours
SSD
GEO/05
Language
Italian
Learning objectives
Knowledge and understanding: 1) main instruments and methods for geological hazard assessment at different scale, 2) technical and numerical solutions for geological engineering design and geo-environmental management.
Expected learning outcomes
Applying knowledge and understanding: apply selected solutions for environmental planning and design of structures interacting with soil, rocks and groundwater.
Making judgements: ability to collect and analyse geotechnical and hydrogeological data for environmental planning and design of structures interacting with soil, rocks and groundwater.
Communication skills: improving the ability to produce technical report and to present results of technical project.
Learning skills: improving the ability for acting as an engineering geology planner and designer.
Course syllabus and organization

Single session

Responsible
Lesson period
First semester
Course syllabus
GEOLOGICAL ENGINEERING
Engineering geology for environmental planning (prevention)
- analysis and identification of landslide susceptibility areas (parametric methods, point and count system, statistical approach)
- groundwater vulnerability evaluation (parametric methods, analytical and numerical solution, statistical methods)
- Regional groundwater resources management and protection
- principles of micro seismic zonation
Engineering geology for civil engineering (design)
- underground works (hydraulic tunnel and transport tunnel)
- Road design (site selection and characterization, tests on geomaterials)
- artificial basins (retention basins, infiltration basins)
GEO/05 - ENGINEERING GEOLOGY - University credits: 6
Lessons: 48 hours
Professor: Masetti Marco
Professor(s)
Reception:
Monday 10.30 - 12-30
Via Mangiagalli 34, Ground Floor