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Prerequisite: MATH 1220, CHEM 1220.
Meets with GEO 3075. Role of geology in engineering; minerals; rocks; superficial deposits; rocks and soils as engineering materials; hydrologic influences; geological engineering aspects of underground excavations, slopes, reservoirs, and dam sites. Geologic exploration of engineering sites; rock mass characterization per ISRM Suggested Methods on rock cores and outcrops; rock mass classifications and their use in empirical design. Stereonets, geometric constructions and slope stability calculations with stereonets. Includes field trips, labs and a design experience. Additional work required of graduate students. Meets with GEO 3075.