Unformatted text preview: 5. The soil structure Chap.2. Soils: types & structure Course outline 1. Introduction 3. Shape and size of soil grains 4. The clay minerals 2. Main categories of soils 6. Special categories of soil 5. The soil structure Place of geotechnical processes (landslide, liquefaction, etc.) Source of materials for civil engineering building Important natural ressources Why is studying soils relevant? Carry the fondations Carry the roads Underground facilities Mine waste management Retaining walls...
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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.
- Spring '11