Polytechnic University of Valencia Congress, Fourth International Conference on Higher Education Advances

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Teaching and learning experience in soil consolidation aided by computer software
García Ros Gonzalo, Sánchez Pérez Juan Francisco, Fernández García Martina, Del Cerro Velázquez Francisco

Last modified: 08-05-2018


The present article shows how the learning and personal motivation of the students in Geotechnics are improved through the realization of computer practices and thanks to the use of a software adapted to their needs. By means of a simple interface of data entry and output of results, students will master abstract concepts such as the excess pore pressure and the average degree of consolidation, while reinforcing their personal motivation, both to face the content of the subject and those of other disciplines of the Civil Engineering Degree.

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