ENEV337 | GEOLOGY AND SOIL MECHANICS

History of earth and its internal structure, minerals versus rocks, composition and structure of minerals, composition and structure of rocks, weathering and soils, soil formation, weight-volume relationships, plasticity and structure of soil, classification of soil, flow of water in soil (permeability and seepage), capillary action, effective stress concepts, stresses in soil, slope stability, subsoil exploration, environmental issues involving soils, including nonpoint water pollution, waste disposal, and soil bioremediation.

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ENCE233 | MECHANICS OF MATERIALS