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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 September

 
1) September 5, 2019, 14:30-17:30 - Aula 329
“Design and construction of large diameter tunnels"
Eng. Giovanna Cassani (RockSoil)
 
2) September 17, 2019 - Biblioteca Geotecnica   
“Select case histories deal with the design and construction of tunnels for roads, railways and metropolitans: soil and rocks - conventional and mechanized tunnelling - loosening, squeezing and swelling ground - new development in yielding support". 
Prof. Kalman Kovari (ETHZurich)  
9:30-13:30 - Part I
14:30-17:30 - Part II
 
3) September 18, 2019 - Biblioteca Geotecnica      
“Select case histories deal with the design and construction of tunnels for roads, railways and metropolitans: soil and rocks - conventional and mechanized tunnelling - loosening, squeezing and swelling ground - new development in yielding support". 
Prof. Kalman Kovari (ETHZurich)  
9:30-13:30 - Part III
14:30-17:30 - Part IV 
 
4) September 19, 2019, 9:30-13:30 - Aula 
“Case studies from Geomechanics of Failures: Aznalcóllar dam failure, Spain”
Prof. Eduardo Alonso (UPC, Barcelona)
 
5) September 20, 2019, 9:30-13:30 - Biblioteca Geotecnica    
“Case studies from Geomechanics of Failures: Caisson failure under wave action, Barcelona harbour”
Prof. Eduardo Alonso (UPC, Barcelona)
 
6) September 20, 2019, 14:30-18:00 - Biblioteca Geotecnica    
“Challenging Ghella’s experiences in Mechanized tunnelling"
Eng. Giovanni Giacomin (Ghella SpA)   
 
7) September 21, 2019, 9:30-13:30 - Biblioteca Geotecnica    
“Case studies from Geomechanics of Failures: The collapse of Space building, Medellín, Colombia”
Prof. Eduardo Alonso (UPC, Barcelona)
 
8) September 24, 2019 
10:00-13:30 Biblioteca Geotecnica 
   
“Strategies for rock slope instability - stabilization, removal (blasting)”
Eng. Duncan C. Wyllie (Wyllie & Norrish Rock Engineers)
14:30-17:00 Biblioteca Geotecnica    
“Impact mechanics - application to rock fall modelling”
Eng. Duncan C. Wyllie (Wyllie & Norrish Rock Engineers)
 
9) September 26, 2019 
10:00-13:30 
 Biblioteca Geotecnica    
“Rock fall protection structures - Attenuator nets and concrete rock sheds”
Eng. Duncan C. Wyllie (Wyllie & Norrish Rock Engineers)
14:30-17:00 Biblioteca Geotecnica    
“Seismic stability of rock slopes - Pseudo-static and Newmark displacement analyses”
Eng. Duncan C. Wyllie (Wyllie & Norrish Rock Engineers)
 
10) September 30, 2019, 14:30-18:00 - Biblioteca Geotecnica 
Short course on Geotechnical Monitoring: I part
"Conventional Geotechnical Monitoring"
Eng. Filippo Soccodato (IAT)

 

 

Memories of seminaries...

 

Prof. Kalman Kovari, September 17-18
Prof. George Gazetas, June 13-14  
Eng. Giovanna Cassani, September 05