Module Identifier EA32510  
Academic Year 2000/2001  
Co-ordinator Dr Charlie Bendall  
Semester Semester 2  
Pre-Requisite Level 2 Environmental Earth Science or Physical Geography core modules  
Course delivery Lecture   11 x 1 hour  
  Practical   11 x 2 hour  
Assessment Report   3000 words   50%  
  In-course assessment   Practical work   50%  
  Resit assessment   Resubmission of failed coursework material.   100%  

Brief description
The module will focus on the following topics:

Module Aims
This module is designed for students to develop a conceptual, factual and practical knowledge of civil engineering within a geological and environmental context

Module objectives / Learning outcomes
On completion of this module students have:

  1. A knowledge of the concepts and practical aspects of engineering geology;

  1. A knowledge of the methodology of site investigations;

  1. Skills in report writing, and a knowledge of mathematics at a standard necessary to support engineering theory.

Reading Lists
** Recommended Text
Craig, R.F.. (1987) Soil Mechanics.. Van Nostrand Reinold (UK), 410p.
Jaeger, J.C. and Cook, N.G.W.. (1979) Fundamentals of Rock Mechanics.. Chapman and Hall, 593p.
Johnson, R.B. & Croft, J.V.. (1988) Principles of Engineering Geology.. John Wiley and Sons, 497p.
Waltham, A.C.. (1994) Foundations of Engineering Geology.. E. and F.N. Spoon, 88p.