Course Detail
Course Components:
Field Work
Enrollment Information
Enrollment Requirement:
Prerequisite: GEO 3075, GEO 5350, and CVEEN 3310.
Meets with GEO 4510. Field mapping of faults, scarps, mass wasting units, Quaternary deposits, fractures, folds, and bedrock. Preparation of geologic and contour maps, cross sections, stratigraphic, stereonet, and rose diagrams, and a profssional technial report. Discontinuities; rock mass classification; rock mass classifications in empirical design; esitmation of rock mass parameters; empirical design of a tunnel and an engineered slope in rock. Hydrologic characterization and engineering desing of a bottom-land wetland.