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GEOLĀ 430. Engineering Geology. 5 Units.

Prerequisites: GEOL 301 and 360 with a grade of "C" or better in each course
Offered: Spring
A survey of issues and techniques pertinent to geology as it applies to engineering of structures. Soil and rock mechanics; mass wasting processes; water-related issues; land subsidence; seismic hazards. Field trips are required. Three hours lecture and six hours laboratory, some of which will be conducted in the field. Materials fee required.