Published Apr. 7, 2010 2:32 PM

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.

Published Feb. 26, 2010 1:59 PM

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

Published Feb. 26, 2010 1:39 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.

Published Feb. 9, 2010 6:08 PM

Self study, Friday 12 February, week 6. Focus will mostly be on part I: Foundations of Engineering Geology. Reference books 1). Foundation of Engineering Geology by Tony Waltham, 2). Earth: An Introduction to Physical Geology by Edward J. Tarbuck, Frederick Lutgens, Dennis Tasa, 3). Physical geology by Edgar Winston Spencer, 4). Structural Geology of Rocks and Regions by George H. Davis and Stephen J. Reynolds, and 6). Sedimentary Environments: Processes, Facies and Stratigraphy by H. G. Reading

Published Jan. 22, 2010 3:44 PM

The first lecture will be Tuesday 2 February from 09:15-12:00 at Room: 219 (Geology Building). Prof. Kaare Høeg will not teach this course in this semester. I will be your course teacher. More information will be given in the first lecture. Attendance in the first lectures is obligatory. Students who fail to show up and who have not applied for permission, may be removed from the course.

All registered students are welcome!

Nazmul Haque Mondol