|| EA32510 |
|| AN INTRODUCTION TO ENGINEERING GEOLOGY |
|| 2004/2005 |
|| Dr Charles Bendall |
|| Semester 2 |
|| Level 2 Environmental Earth Science or Physical Geography core modules |
| Course delivery
|| Lecture || 11 x 1 hour |
|| Practical || 11 x 2 hour |
|Assessment Type||Assessment Length/Details||Proportion|
|Semester Assessment|| Report: 3000 words||50%|
|Semester Assessment|| In-Course Assessment: Practical work||50%|
|Supplementary Assessment|| Resubmission of failed coursework material.||100%|
On completion of this module students should be able to demonstrate :-
a knowledge of the concepts and practical aspects of engineering geology
a knowledge of the methodology of site investigations
a knowledge of mathematics at a standard necessary to support engineering theory
This module is designed for students to develop a conceptual, factual and practical knowledge of civil engineering within a geological and environmental context
The module will focus on the following topics:
Rocks as engineering materials
Groundwater and hydrology
** Recommended Text
Jaeger, J.C. and Cook, N.G.W. (1979) Fundamentals of Rock Mechanics.
Chapman and Hall, 593p.
Craig, R.F. (1987) Soil Mechanics.
Van Nostrand Reinold (UK), 410p.
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.
This module is at CQFW Level 6