UMD GEOL 456 Entire Class
University of Maryland GEOL 456 Engineering Geology Entire Class
An overview of engineering geology with an emphasis on physical understanding of natural hazards and natural resources. General theories of stress and strain, failure criteria, frictional stability, fluid flow in porous media, and poroelasticity are introduced. Quantitative approaches to earthquakes, landslides, land subsidence, and geotechnical aspects of oil/gas exploration are discussed.
Note: This entire class includes discussions, assignments, course projects, and exams.