Soil Modelling and Numerical Methods, Certificate | Newcastle University | Newcastle upon Tyne, United Kingdom
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Soil Modelling and Numerical Methods

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This Soil Modelling and Numerical Methods module at Newcastle University will give you an introduction to the models describing the behaviour of soil.


This Soil Modelling and Numerical Methods module at Newcastle University will give an introduction to the basic features of constitutive soil behaviour models. It will also provide an understanding of the principles of numerical modelling.In this module you will:learn the advantages and limitations of soil behaviour modelscover ways of selecting suitable soil parametersuse finite/discrete element software for a thorough understanding of soil modelling

apply automation to software using a Python-based remote scripting interface

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Programme Structure

Learning will be a combination of:
  • presentations
  • directed reading 
  • specially prepared notes on the principles of numerical modelling in geotechnical engineering
  • small group teaching exercises
  • guided tutorials on relevant software
  • practical computer sessions providing real-world examples of taught theory

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  • Full-time
    • 14 days

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Academic requirements

We are not aware of any specific GRE, GMAT or GPA grading score requirements for this programme.

English requirements

We are not aware of any English requirements for this programme.

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Living costs for Newcastle upon Tyne

560 - 991 GBP /month
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