Ense3 rubrique Formation 2022

Soil and Rock Mechanics (GHO / Master HCE) - 4EUS4MSR

  • Number of hours

    • Lectures 20.0
    • Projects -
    • Tutorials 20.0
    • Internship -
    • Laboratory works 20.0


    ECTS 5.0


Know the fundamental behavior of soils and rocks in relation to their nature, their geological history and the scale considered;
Know and master the implementation and operation of in situ and laboratory tests for the characterization of soil and rock and be aware of the variability of characteristics, uncertainties and measurement errors.




Soil Mechanics
1 Physical properties (densities, water content, Atterberg, proctor)
2 Stress and strain in soils (effective stress)
3 Triaxial behavior
4 Settlements
5 Earth pressure
Rock Mechanics:
1 Intact Rock Behavior
2 Rock mass and discontinuities
Site investigation: Penetrometer, Permeability tests ...
Applications / Projects: Investigation report analysis ; Analysis scouting Settlements studies ; reverse failure analysis ; Tunnel analysis.


Continuum Mechanics and Elasticity theory


  • Specific credits: this course brings 6.0 ECTS to students in Semester S8 - M1 HCE

Examination (2 h, 50 % of the mark) + reports (50% of the mark)

CC 30% + CT 70%

The exam is given in english only FR


The course exists in the following branches:

see the course schedule for 2023-2024

Additional Information

Course ID : 4EUS4MSR
Course language(s): FR

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