GE 341 - Engineering Geology And Geotechnics

 

Course Materials:


Online Class Lectures


Lecture 1 - Weathering


Hales Bar Dam


Lecture 2 - Expansive Soils


Lecture 3 - Consolidation and Hydrocompression


Lecture 4 - Rock Mechanics


Lecture 5 - Slope Stability and Landsliding


Lecture 6 - Fluvial Processes

 

-STANDARD LIMITATION OF LIABILITY CLAUSES
FOR GEOTECHNICAL REPORTS

Sample Reports

-Report of Construction Observation & Compaction Testing Services
-Final Walk Through Report
-Geotechnical Foundation Investigation

-Post Tension Slab Recommendations
-Recommendations for IBC Seismic Load Factors
-Recommendations for Slabs On Grade
-Recommended Earth Pressures on Retaining Walls
-Site Visit Memorandum
-Subgrade Prep Beneath Slabs


Sample Proposals

-Construction Observation and Testing - Rock Fill Job
-Foundation Investigation - Single Family Residence
-Geotech Services During Grading
-Observation and Testing - Slide Repair

-Proposal - Pavement Design
-Proposal - PlanReview - COTServices
-Removal of Buried Fuel Tanks
-Supplemental Subsurface Investigation

-Complex Landslide Proposal


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Reference Information
New Madrid Seismic Zone

-Reelfoot - An Earthquake Lake
(From Jan, 1923 National Geographic Magazine)


-Hickman, KY 1:24k Topographic Quadrangle Map
(click image to download full-sized map)

-Hickman, KY - Geologic Map
(Click HERE for the LEGEND)

-Hickman, KY Area Landslide Map

Fuller Maps
-Map of Earthquake Features of The New Madrid District (1911)

Saucier Geologic Map
-Map of Charleston, MO area (1994)
-Map Legend

Geology of the Chaffee, Scott City, Thebes, Oran, And Morley Quadrangles, MO


Air photo of Hickman, KY taken in 1923
showing the Mississippi River next to the town.

Articles

-Excerpt from Floods of December 1982 to May 1983 in the Central
and Southern Mississippi River and Gulf of Mexico Basins

-Rock Quality Designation (RQD)
-The Rock Quality Designation (RQD) in Practice
-Technical Description of Rock Cores for Engineering Purposes
-Lab Assignment: Logging Rock Core and Determination of Rock Quality Index (RQD)


-Rock Mass Rating

-Notes on Rockbolting
(Click Here For MS-Word Format)

-Hydrocompression And Hydroswell - New Terms In The Geotechnical Dictionary


-Disappearing Practice Opportunities for Engineering Geologists
-PowerPoint Slides
-Article

-SCIENCE vs. ADVOCACY: The Reviewer's Role to Protect the Public Interest

-Taking Engineering By Storm
(Excellent article in winter 2004 issue of The Bent, a publication of Tau Beta Pi on
the 1913 Dayton, OH flood and the stablishment of the Miami Conservancy District)

 

Questions or comments on this page?
E-mail Dr. J David Rogers at rogersda@mst.edu