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thursday 14-16

E-mail: milos.marjanovic@rgf.bg.ac.rs

Geotechnical Software Applications

Course Description

Study program: Geotechnics (VII semester -OAS)

Name of subject: Geotechnical Software Applications

Instructors: Dr Miloš Marjanović

Status: Optional


Prerequisites: -

Course Objectives: Familiarizing with the basic computer software in geotechnical domain (their characteristics and applicability).

Learning Outcomes: Familiarizing with the importance of contemporary computer software and enabling the students to apply acquired knowledge in the geotechnical context.


Theory teaching
Statistical data processing (EXCEL), Drawing of graphical appendices: maps, cross-sections, borehole profiles in digital format (AUTOCAD). Calculation of limit bearing capacity and subsidence of shallow foundations, embankment stability and subsidence, retaining wall stability, deep foundations (GEO 5, RETWALL, ALLPILE). Slope stability (SLIDE, SLOPEW). Stress-strain analysis in soil (SETTLE 3D, PLAXIS, SIGMAW). Statistical analysis of joint systems, kinematic analysis of instability potential in solid rock masses (DIPS, SSWIN), slope stability in natural conditions after stabilization (ROCPLANE, SWEDGE). Kinematic analysis of unstable blocks in underground objects, before and after stabilization (UNWEDGE). Stress-strain analysis of rock-object interaction system, before and after stabilization (PHASE2).Extrapolation of physical-mechanical properties from sample to rock massive scale (RROCLAB, ROCDATA).

Practical teaching
Completing assignments, solving practical problems by using the state-of-the-art computer programs.

Suggested Reading List

  1. Упутства за коришћење савремених програма (Manuals)
  2. Одговарајући стандарди EUROCOD и EN
  3. Општа стручна литератур, саопштења са стручних скупова, конгреса, симпозијума
  4. Интернет литература

Fund Hours:

Lectures Exercises Other forms of teaching Study research
1 3 0 0

Conduct of the Course: Audio-visual demonstration, consults, solving the assignments by using the state-of-the-art computer programs.

AssessmentОцена знања:

Final Exam ECTS
Written Exam 60
Oral Exam 10
Classwork Assessment ECTS
Class Participation 10
Practical Classes 20

Additional Assessment Criteria -