CIVL1004
Engineering Geology

Course Description

The first part includes the major principles of physical geology covering the structure of the Earth, plate tectonics, volcanism and other mountain building processes, the surface erosion process, and the formation and properties of minerals and rocks. The second part concerns with the application of geological knowledge to civil engineering problems such as landslide, subsidence and earthquake etc. The third part includes the engineering classification of soils.


Prerequisite

None

Syllabus

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