1.38 Engineering Geology


Class Info

Studies the effect of geologic features and processes on constructed facilities; interaction between the geologic environment and man-made structures, and human activities in general. Planning of subsurface exploration. Engineering geologic characterization of soil and rock, including joint surveys and aspects of sedimented and residual soils. Laboratory on basic geologic identification and mapping techniques. Extensive reading of case histories. Field trip.

This class has no prerequisites.

1.38 will be offered this semester (Fall 2017). It is instructed by H. H. Einstein.

Lecture occurs 9:00 AM to 10:30 AM on Tuesdays and Thursdays in 1-371.

This class counts for a total of 12 credits.

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