Semester page for GEO4130 - Spring 2010

No lecture from the period 10-16 April. Self study, First 3 chapters of your reference book "Rock Mechanics by Richard E. Goodman". Next lecture will be on April 20.

Apr. 7, 2010 2:32 PM

Mid-term Exam, Tuesday, 23 March at 09:00 (3 hours) Room: 219 (Geology Building)

Feb. 26, 2010 1:59 PM

Self study, Tuesday 2 March, week 9. Soil formation, Basic characteristics and soil descriptions, Soil classification and index properties, Phase relationships. Soil compaction and fluid flow, permeability and seepage-Earth dam as examples, Sress-strain relationhips, shear strength, drained and undrained tests, pore pressure, total and effective stresses, copression index, slope stability, Mohr failure criterion, modes of failure and Factor of safety.

Feb. 26, 2010 1:39 PM