Faculty of Civil Engineering


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Teaching content geotechnics

Note: Please send your requests for exam preparation to geotech@htw-dresden.de.

1st Semester:

Soil and rock properties

  • Engineering geology (field/laboratory tests)
  • Soil and rock characteristics

3rd semester: 

Fundamentals of soil and foundation engineering

  • Soil mechanics
  • Earthworks, foundation and dam construction

6th semester: 

Geotechnics/ Water Engineering 1

  • Foundation engineering (structural design)

7th semester: 

Computer application in geotechnics, w/o - module

  • Damage induced by building foundation

Geotechnics/ Water Engineering 2, Extension

  • Geotechnical projects (rock mechanics)

Diploma topics:

A list of the diploma topics is available here.