EARTH313

Engineering Geology

Engineering Geology is the application of the principles of Earth Sciences to ensure hazards associated with landslides or unfavourable soil and rock conditions are idetified in engineering or environmental work. This paper gives an introduction to the field of engineering geology. Topics covered include: landslide processes and their recognition based on geomorphic evidence; an introduction to rock and soil mechanics; the role of the geological model in engineering geology; slope stability analysis; and site investigation methods.

Engineering Geology is the application of the principles of Earth Sciences to ensure hazards associated with landslides or unfavourable soil and rock conditions are idetified in engineering or environmental work. This paper gives an introduction to the field of engineering geology. Topics covered include: landslide processes and their recognition based on geomorphic evidence; an introduction to rock and soil mechanics; the role of the geological model in engineering geology; slope stability analysis; and site investigation methods.

Paper Information

Points: 15.0
Prerequisite(s): EARTH211 or ERTH221 or EARTH221. EARTH251 is recommended.
Internal assessment / examination: 60:40
Restriction(s): ERTH352, ENGCV231

Note: The paper includes a field trip on the weekend.

Trimesters and Locations

Occurrence Code When taught Where taught
22A (HAM)A Trimester : 7 Mar 2022 - 3 Jul 2022 Hamilton

Timetabled Lectures for Engineering Geology (EARTH313)

DayStartEndRoomDates
Mon1:00 PM2:00 PMI.1.05Mar 7 - Jun 5
Thu1:00 PM2:00 PMK.G.01Mar 7 - Jun 12

NB:There may be other timetabled events for this paper such as tutorials or workshops.
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Indicative Fees for Engineering Geology (EARTH313)

Occurrence Domestic International
 Tuition Resource 
22A (HAM) $926 $4428
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Tuition fees shown below are indicative only and may change. There are additional fees and charges related to enrolment - please see the Table of Fees and Charges for more information.

Paper Outlines

The following 2021 paper outlines are available for EARTH313. Please contact the Faculty or School office for details on 2022 outlines.

Additional Information

Available Subjects:  Earth Sciences | Environmental Sciences | Geology

Other available years: Engineering Geology - EARTH313 (2021) , Engineering Geology - EARTH313 (2020) , Engineering Geology - EARTH313 (2019)

Paper details current as of : 15 October 2021 7:05pm
Indicative fees current as of : 16 October 2021 4:32am

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