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2017-2018 Undergraduate Catalog 
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CVE 240 Engineering Geology

Spring Semester

Students explore aspects of earth formations and rock as they relate to civil engineering.  Students learn about different types of rock and rock formations. Students also learn to read and understand basic geologic maps and how geology relates to civil engineering practice.  Particular emphasis will be placed on how the geology relates to site selection and preparation and how structures depend on and interact with the earth below them.  Laboratory activities explore basic geologic identification and analysis. Prerequisite: CVE 100  with a grade of 2.0 or higher

4 credit hours