Geology for Civil Engineers

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Aims : To provide students with a basic understanding of geological principals relating to structural geology and their impact on ground engineering, hydrogeology and environmental issues.Learning outcomes/objectives: By the end of this unit students should be able to: 1. interpret geological maps using strike lines and structure contours

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CN207 Module SpecificationsComments/notesTitleGeology for Civil EngineersCodeCN207Level5Credit rating20 CATS pointsPre-requisitesNoneType of moduleDelivered over 2 semesters (Sem 1+2)AimsTo provide students with a basic understanding of geological principals relating to structural geology and their impact on ground engineering, hydrogeology and environmental issues.Learning outcomes/objectivesBy the end of this unit students should be able to:1. interpret geological maps using strike lines and structure contours;2. construct geological sections from problem geological maps;3. recognise, describe and determine the influence of the major types of geological faults and folds on ground models;4. recognise, describe and determine the engineering influence of the properties of the major rock forming materials;5. recognise, describe and determine the engineering perf

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