Course Title : Geo-Risk Management

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

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)
Probability theory 8 Evaluation of Slope Risk
Feed back 1 Feed back


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.


Independent Study Outside of Class

Web Sites

Additional Information

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