Dec 01, 2022  
OHIO University Graduate Catalog 2020-21 
    
OHIO University Graduate Catalog 2020-21 [Archived Catalog]

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CE 6700 - Computational Methods in Geomechanics


Application of numerical techniques such as finite difference, finite element, and discrete element methods in solving geotechnical engineering problems related to seepage, diffusion, consolidation theory, slope stability, retaining wall, fracture, and dynamic motion.

Requisites: CE 5200
Credit Hours: 3
Repeat/Retake Information: May not be retaken.
Lecture/Lab Hours: 3.0 lecture
Grades: Eligible Grades: A-F,WP,WF,WN,FN,AU,I
Learning Outcomes:
  • Students will be able to apply numerical techniques to solve contaminant transport problems.
  • Students will be able to apply numerical techniques to solve retaning wall and other substructure problems.
  • Students will be able to solve problems related to fracture and soil dynamics, using numerical schemes.
  • Students will be able to solve consolidation problems using numerical solution techniques.
  • Students will be able to use numerical methods to solve slope stability problems.
  • Students will be able to utilize numerical techniques to solve seepage flow problems.
  • Students will be able to explain the fundamental techniques of discrete element approximation method.
  • Students will be able to explain the fundamental techniques of finite difference approximation method.
  • Students will be able to explain the fundamental techniques of finite element approximation method.



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