Full-time modular course emphasising the importance of computer simulation in design of geotechnical construction. Compulsory and optional modules give a grounding in continuum mechanics and applied finite element analysis. Both home-written and package software are used and contrasted. Project and dissertation work is based onindustrial input. The course is supported by five EPSRC studentships.
Prof IM Smith, University of Manchester, M13 9PL Tel: 0161 2754304 Email: ian. firstname.lastname@example.org Prof F Molenkamp, UMIST, M601QD Tel: 0161 2363311.