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II Level Master in Geotechnical Design

WELCOME TO THE MASTER IN GEOTECHNICAL DESIGN - DESIGN & MANAGEMENT OF GEOTECHNICAL AND MAJOR UNDERGROUND PROJECTS

The Master is organized by the Department of Structural and Geotechnical Engineering of the Faculty of Civil and Industrial Engineering, University of Rome "La Sapienza."

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Seminaries of October

 
1) October 16, 2019, 14:30-17:30 – Aula Caveau
“Tecnologie Vibro per il consolidamento dei terreni - principi e applicazioni”
Ing. Alessandro Monteferrante
(D.T. Keller Fondazioni)
Seminario in lingua italiana

2) October 17, 2019, 14:30-18:30 – Aula Caveau
“Tunnelling induced subsidence and interactions with the built environment
Part I”
Dr. Nunzio Losacco
(University of Rome "Tor Vergata")

3) October 18, 2019, 9:30-13:30 – Aula Caveau
“Tunnelling induced subsidence and interactions with the built environment
Part II”
Dr. Nunzio Losacco
(University of Rome "Tor Vergata")

4) October 18, 2019, 14:30-17:30 – Aula Caveau
“Tunnelling induced subsidence and interactions with the built environment  
Part III”
Dr. Nunzio Losacco
(University of Rome "Tor Vergata")

 
COURSE IN GEOTECHNICS FOR DAMS
Studio Pietrangeli S.r.l.
1) October 21, 2019, 14:30-17:00 – Aula Caveau
INTRODUCTION to DAMS and ROCKFILL DAMS DESIGN

- Brief Introduction to the seminar "Geotechnics for Dams" (Eng. Antonio Pietrangeli)
- Dams and hydropower plants, general introduction (Eng. Alessandro Cagiano)
- Earthifill and rockfill dams (Eng. Antonio Pietrangeli)
- Geology and geotechnics of dam foundations_part 1: earthfill dams (Eng. Alessandro Cagiano)
- Embankment design criteria (Eng. Antonio Pietrangeli)
- Filters design (Eng. Giuseppe Pittalis)

2) October 23, 2019, 10:00-12:30 – Aula Caveau
CONCRETE DAMS FOUNDATIONS

- Geology and geotechnics of dam foundations_part 2 concrete dams (Gibe 3) (Eng. Alessandro Cagiano)
- Dam foundation grouting (Riccardo Cifra / Eng. Claudio Rossini) 
- Gibe 3 dam foundation grouting (Eng. Alessandro Cagiano)
- GERD dam foundation grouting (Eng. Riccardo Cifra / Eng. Claudio Rossini)
- Gibe 3 Power waterways tunnels design and construction (Eng. Alessandro Cagiano / Eng. Claudio Rossini)

3) October 25, 2019, 10:00-12:30 – Aula Caveau
INVESTIGATION, MONITORING, CASE STUDIES

- Geognostic investigations for dam (Eng. Antonio Brasca)
- Hydroelectric scheme, selection of the sites (Eng. Antonio Brasca)
- Design of Grand Ethiopian Renaissance Dam RCC main dam (Eng. Alberto Bezzi)
- Stability and Monitoring of excavation front at Gibe 3 Power House (Eng. Giuseppe Pittalis)

4) October 29, 2019, 10:00-12:30 – Aula Caveau
A RECENT CASE OF DAM FOUNDATION GEOTECHNICAL ASSESSMENT

- Innovative Applications of Drone Technology (Geol. Marco Rinaldi)
- Dam foundation - geology and investigations (Eng. Giuseppe Pittalis)
- Dam foundation geotechnical assessment and design (Eng. Giorgio Pietrangeli)

 

Memories of seminaries...

Ing. Monteferrante, October 15, 2019
Ing. Duncan Wyllie, September 24; 26
Prof. Eduardo Alonso, September 19-20-21
Prof. Kalman Kovari, September 17-18
Prof. George Gazetas, June 13-14
Eng. Giovanna Cassani, September 05