Course Title : Geo-Risk Management

Code 10F238
Course Year Master and Doctor Course
Term 1st term
Class day & Period Tue 4th
Location C1-172
Credits 2
Restriction No Restriction
Lecture Form(s) Lecture
Language English
Instructor Ohtsu,Shiotani

Course Description

This lecture aims to provide interdisciplinary knowledge associated with geo-risk engineering, the topics of risk analysis focusing on geotechnical structures. In detail, the contents of lectures consist of following topics: Introduction to risk analysis, Mathematical background of geo-risk evaluation, Examples of risk evaluation mainly focusing on slopes and Risk management on road slopes.


Attendance(10%), Report(30%), Examination(60%)

Course Goals

Course Topics

Theme Class number of times Description
Guidance 1 Guidance
Introduction of Geo-Asset Management
Basic 5 Basics of Risk Analysis (3), Basics of Monitoring (2)
Probability theory 4 Evaluation of Slope Risk
Miscellaneous of Risk 2 Application of Risk Based Inspection,Risk Management of International Construction Project
Case Studies in Southeast Asian Countries 2 Landslide Disaspter in Southeast Asian Countries (2)
Final Exam 1
Feed back 1


Hiroyasu Ohtsu, Project Management, Corona Publishing, 2010. (in Japanese)


C. Chapman and S. Ward, Project Risk Management, John Wiley & Sons, 1997.
R. Flanagan and G. Norman, Risk Management and Construction, Blackwell Science
V.M. Malhotra & N.J. Carino, CRC Handbook on Nondestructive Testing of Concrete, CRC Press, 1989.


Web Sites

Additional Information

Addtional information is available by visiting the following professors. Appointment shall be made in advance by e-mail.