Dr. SaMeH S. Ahmed

Civil and Environmental Engineering Department

CE101

Welcome to: CE 101 Course

Engineering Geology





Please visit the site twice a week: before and after the lecture

Course Objectives

This course aims to achieve the following objectives

1

Teach the student the basics and elements of general geology including the earth sciences, minerals, rocks and their physical, chemical and mechanical properties.

2

Highlight the importance of engineering geology in different civil engineering applications including, tunnels, foundations, groundwater, earthquake, and structures.

3

Understanding the geological structures, mechanical properties of rocks and their applications to civil engineering works.


Student Learning Outcomes

Course Learning Outcomes

By the end of this course the students will be able to

ABET Student Outcomes

1

Distinguish between the different types of minerals and rocks.

c

2

Point out the desired natural materials for the construction purposes according to the geotechnical properties of rocks.

c

3

Be aware of the geological problems facing engineering projects.

g

4

Recognize the relation between the groundwater and foundation.

 

5

Understating the mechanical properties of construction and ornamental stones.

d

6

Appreciate the geological conditions of tunnels, and foundations and the groundwater wells.

d

7

Read and understand simple geological maps.

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Course Contents

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 Short Description

Week

1

Definition of Earth Sciences

1

2

Minerals: Introduction - Mineral composition of rocks - difference between mineral and rock - Minerals groups – Physical Properties of Minerals - Chemical Properties of Minerals -  Minerals forming rocks.

2, 3

3

Rocks: Introduction - Igneous Rocks - Sedimentary Rocks - Metamorphic Rock-  Physical Properties of Rocks.

4,5

4

Construction, Ornamental and Pavement Rocks

6

5

Midterm I

7

6

Geological Structures

8, 9

7

Earthquakes

10

8

Groundwater: Sources of Groundwater - Water cycle - Groundwater movement - Water table – Springs - Groundwater wells - Groundwater contamination.

11, 12

9

Tunnels

13

10

Midterm II

14

11

Soil Mechanics

15

Books

Textbook:

Goodman, R., "Engineering Geology", John Wiley & Sons, 1993.

References:

Bangar, K.M., "Principles of Engineering Geology", Standard Publishers Distribution, New Delhi, 1997.

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Sunday:      10-1

Monday:      12-1

Wednesday: 10-11

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For CE 370 students : Your second midterm exam will be on Wednesday 27 March 2019. In the surveying lab

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Mining engineering is an engineering discipline that involves practice, theory, science, technology, and the application of extracting and processing minerals from a naturally occurring environment. Mining engineering also includes processing minerals for additional value.

Environmental Engineering


Environmental engineers are the technical professionals who identify and design solutions for    environmental problems. Environmental engineers provide safe drinking water, treat and properly dispose of wastes, maintain air quality, control water pollution, and remediate sites contaminated due to spills or improper disposal of hazardous substances. They monitor the quality of the air, water, and land. And, they develop new and improved means to protect the environment.

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2nd Midterm Exams on 3/4/2019

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Evaluation of Groundwater Quality Parameters using Multivariate Statistics- a case Study of Majmaah, KSA

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Civil and Environmental Engineering Department
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