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CEIE 435: Intro to Engineering Geology

Course Information from University Catalog

Limited to 2 Attempts


Introduction to formation and occurrence of earth materials: rock and soil; weathering processes, geomorphology, structural geology, interpreting topographic and geologic maps; field investigation fundamentals, field engineering properties of soil and rock; standards and terminology; rock mass engineering classification systems; subsurface water control; rock as a construction material; special case studies in foundations, such as sinkholes, waste impoundments, dam failures, earth spillway performance.

When Offered: Fall

Hours of Lecture or Seminar per week: 3

Credits: 3

Prerequisites:

Grade C or better in CEIE 305 or CEIE 331.

1 Course Sections Scheduled for Fall 2017

1 Course Sections Scheduled for Fall 2016

Expertise