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New Cairo
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Faculty of Engineering & Technology

Course List

Engineering Geology

  • Course Code :
    SCM 313
  • Level :
    Undergraduate
  • Course Hours :
    2.00 Hours
  • Department :
    Department of Structural Engineering & Construction Management

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Area of Study :

Upon successful completion of this course, the student should be able to: - Understand the basic concepts and main principles - Calculate the values of the essential terms - Apply Codes provisions - Carry out the related tests Regarding formation of earth rock cycle geological features properties of rocks soil formation properties of soil

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Engineering Geology

Engineering classification and properties of minerals and rocks, Nature and properties of the earth’s crust, Faults, folds, joints and joint systems, Earthquakes : centre, waves, the centre of the earth, Geologic map of Egypt, Building materials, Concrete materials (aggregates and cement), Geophysics applied in civil engineering, Ground water : distribution G.W, motion of G.W., G.W. Level ,G.W. Pollution ,Problems related to extraction of G.W., Weathering problems ,Field visits to geologic sites.

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Engineering Geology

Course outcomes:

a. Knowledge and Understanding:

1- Define the main terms of formation of earth
2- Explain the principals of rock cycle
3- List the main items of geological features
4- Define the main terms of soil formation

b. Intellectual Skills:

1- Calculate the values of properties of rocks
2- Calculate the values of properties of soil

c. Professional and Practical Skills:

1- Draw neat details of rock cycle
2- Prepare technical reports for geological features
3- Proceed test steps of the properties of rocks
4- Proceed test steps of the properties of soil

d. General and Transferable Skills:

1- Work under stress

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Engineering Geology

Course topics and contents:

Topic No. of hours Lecture Tutorial/Practical
Formation of Earth 2 2 1
Rock Cycle 8 8 8
geological features 2 4 4
properties of rocks 8 8 8
soil formation 4 4 4
properties of soil 4 4 4
Revision

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Engineering Geology

Teaching And Learning Methodologies:

Teaching and learning methods
Interactive Lec.
Discussion
Problem Solving
Lab Exper.
Report / Present.

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Engineering Geology

Course Assessment :

Methods of assessment Relative weight % Week No. Assess What
Final Exam
Lab Exper. 25.00
Mid- Exam I, II 10.00
Quizzes / Assig. 25.00
Report / Present. 40.00

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Course notes :

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Recommended books :

- "Soil Mechanics and Foundation Engineering", K.R. Arora , 2004 Additional References: - Handout notes on MOODLE

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