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GEOE 281 Introduction to Geological Engineering

GEOE 281  Introduction to Geological Engineering  Units: 4.00  

Introduction to all of the integrated fields of Geological Engineering and the essence of engineering design in an earth-systems context. Focus is on geological engineering properties and processes and their impact on design, with a particular focus on scale dependency, natural variability and risk-assessment. Introductory geotechnical engineering, applied geophysics, resource engineering, hydrogeology and geo-environmental engineering is highlighted with emphasis on the following: mining related site investigation and design, tunnelling, infrastructure development, natural-hazard mitigation and environmental remediation and resource exploration and management. A one day field trip is required.

Requirements: PREREQ: APSC 151 and registered in BSCE or BASC. COREQ: GEOE 221 or permission of the instructor.  
Offering Faculty: Faculty of Arts and Science