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University of Utah    
 
    
 
  Dec 13, 2017
 
2017-2018 General Catalog
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GEO 4550 - Field Geology for Geological Engineering Majors

2 Credit(s)

Enrollment Requirement: Prerequisites: GEO 3075 , GEO 5350  AND CVEEN 3310 .
Components: Field Work

Meets with GEO 4510. Field mapping of faults, scarps, mass wasting units, Quaternary deposits, fractures, folds, and bedrock. Preparation of geologic and contour maps, cross sections, stratigraphic, stereonet, and rose diagrams, and a professional technical report. Discontinuities; rock mass classification; rock mass classifications in empirical design; estimation of rock mass parameters; empirical design of a tunnel and an engineered slope in rock. Hydrologic characterization and engineering design of a bottom-land wetland.


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