Prof. Jens Engel

Faculty of Civil Engineering

Prof. Dr.-Ing. habil. Jens Engel

Professorship for Geotechnics

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Teaching Area:

Soil and rock properties

  • Considering the geological information and mineralogy in the assessment of the building material

  • Investigation of subsoil properties

  • laboratory tests

Soil mechanics basics

  • soil and rock Classification

  • Material laws and characteristic values of soils

  • Basics of static analysis of soil

Earthwork construction, foundation and dam

  • Building Foundation (construction methods, preliminary design and verification)

  • Excavations (shoring systems, dewatering, verification)

  • Dam construction for hydraulic and traffic engineering

Special topics

  • Damage to structures caused by foundation soil

  • Numerical methods for verifications in geotechnics

  • Service phases of geotechnical projects

research topics:

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geotechnical project management

- Integrated system PrAG - an inclusive archive for geotechnical projects encompassing the records and administration of all work steps in the procedure of a project progress

- Geo-DATe - Recording and evaluating the laboratory tests

- TeRRaS - a systematic database for characteristic of soil and rock samples

- geo-PArc - characteristic values of subsoil layers

- geo-ExpReS - an interface to record exploration results

Development of novel foundation elements

Earthworks on loose soils

- Interdisciplinary German-Czech advanced training project

- Earthworks in landfill construction

Prof. Dr.-Ing. habil. Jens Engel


Prof. Dr.-Ing. habil. Jens Engel