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Prof. M. Fall - University of Ottawa 1 Geological Materials and Processes presented by Chapter 1 Dr. Mamadou Fall Tél. 562 5800#6558 Office# 016 email: mfall@eng.uottawa.ca Assistant Professor Civil Engineering Department University of Ottawa Lecture outline Chap. 1: Geological Materials and Processes 1. Introduction 2. The Earth 3. The materials 4. Weathering and erosion of the materials Lecture outline Chap. 1: Geological Materials and Processes 1. Introduction 2. The Earth 3. The materials 4. Weathering and erosion of the materials Objectives of the course 1. Introduction Recall and learn: The characteristics of the Earth and of the Earth’s Crust (EC) The main materials that form the EC The physical/chemical processes affecting the EC and its materials
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Unformatted text preview: The understanding of the aforementioned points is critical for conducting civil engineering works. These works are done on the Earth Lecture outline Chap. 1: Geological Materials and Processes 1. Introduction 2. The Earth 3. The materials 4. Weathering and erosion of the materials Objectives 2. The Earth Acquire the knowledge necessary for answering following questions : Where does the Earth come from? What is the history of the Earth? What is the structure of the Earth? Is the Earth static or dynamic? What are the main components of the Earth’s crust? To reach these objectives the present chapter will be divided into following sub-chapters : Source P. A. Bourque...
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This note was uploaded on 03/21/2011 for the course GNG 4124 taught by Professor Soils during the Spring '11 term at Uni. of Nottingham Ningbo.

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