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School of Engineering
MATHEMATICAL ENGINEERING
Course unit
LANDSLIDE RISK ASSESSMENT
INP5070430, A.A. 2017/18

Information concerning the students who enrolled in A.Y. 2016/17

Information on the course unit
Degree course Second cycle degree in
MATHEMATICAL ENGINEERING - INGEGNERIA MATEMATICA (Ord. 2015)
IN2191, Degree course structure A.Y. 2015/16, A.Y. 2017/18
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Degree course track MATHEMATICAL MODELLING FOR ENGINEERING AND SCIENCE [001PD]
Number of ECTS credits allocated 6.0
Type of assessment Mark
Course unit English denomination LANDSLIDE RISK ASSESSMENT
Department of reference Department of Civil, Environmental and Architectural Engineering
Mandatory attendance No
Language of instruction English
Branch PADOVA
Single Course unit The Course unit can be attended under the option Single Course unit attendance
Optional Course unit The Course unit can be chosen as Optional Course unit

Lecturers
No lecturer assigned to this course unit

ECTS: details
Type Scientific-Disciplinary Sector Credits allocated
Educational activities in elective or integrative disciplines ICAR/07 Geotechnics 6.0

Mode of delivery (when and how)
Period Second semester
Year 2nd Year
Teaching method frontal

Organisation of didactics
Type of hours Credits Hours of
teaching
Hours of
Individual study
Shifts
Lecture 6.0 48 102.0 No turn

Calendar
Start of activities 26/02/2018
End of activities 01/06/2018

Syllabus
Target skills and knowledge: The course aims ta giving the fundamentals knowledge for the analysis and the modelling of geotechnical problems, landslide dynamics and landslide risk mapping
Course unit contents: Soil and rock mechanics: classification of porous media and rocks; physical and transitional state of soils and rocks; resistence and deformation of porous media; representative laboratory tests; constitutive equations; state law for porous media; solid-fluid interactions.
Methodologies for geotechnical analysis: limit equilibrium for soil collapse; limit equilibrium for landslides; continuous and discontinuous approaches; mesh-based and meshless methods; dicrete models; MPM.
Risk analysis: definition and relevant legislation; GIS and geomorphological assessment; susceptibility maps and calibration; exposition and vulnerability to landslides; risk mapping and possible scenarios; interaction with meteorogical data and uncertainity; earthquacke generated landslides
Textbooks (and optional supplementary readings)