CM 335 Lesson Plan _2--Soil & Rock

CM 335 Lesson Plan _2--Soil & Rock - 9/16/2008...

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9/16/2008 1 Instructor: Dustin Olson, MBA ± ± ± Three types of rock ± Weathering ± Soil Deposits ± How many projects are not built on soil & rock? None (or very few) ± We build on with We build Soil/Rock & we build ± The strength of materials determines the longevity of the project.
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9/16/2008 2 ± Igneous ± Sedimentary ± Metamorphic ± Formed by cooled magma ± May be course or fine-grained ± Examples: Granite Basalt—Most Common Rhyolites, Andesites, etc. ± Strong—Good for Construction ± Most prevalent rocks on earth-75-80% ± Formed by transported sediments Most predominantly by water transport But also wind and ice But also wind and ice ± Easily identified—layering ± Examples: Shale, sandstone, Limestone, dolomite ± Much less common @ earth’s surface ± Produced when igneous & sedimentary
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This note was uploaded on 01/07/2012 for the course CM 335 taught by Professor Staff during the Fall '08 term at BYU.

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CM 335 Lesson Plan _2--Soil & Rock - 9/16/2008...

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