EARTH AND ITS POPULATION
The Earth
The planet on which we live is only one of nine planetary bodies that revolve around the Sun in
the solar system. Earth is the third in distance from the sun and the fifth largest of the planets in
diameter. The Earth is
ENGINEERING GEOLOGY AS AN INTERDISCIPLINARY FIELD
Introduction
"Engineering geology is an interdisciplinary field in which pertinent studies in geology and other geosciences areas
are applied toward the solution of problems involved in engineering works a
DRAFT
August 10, 2016 10:36 AM
Dam Failure
Dam Failure
by
John T. Christian 1 and Gregory B. Baecher 2
[September 9, 1999 DRAFT]
Dams are important. Neither New York, Boston, San Francisco, nor Los Angeles, could
function without the fresh water stored in
Homework Assignment: (Due October 3, 2016)
(Problems taken from Computational Engineering Geology, by E. Derringh, 1998)
1. A force of 17,200 N is exerted perpendicularly against a surface of area 0.136 m2. Find
the stress.
2. Minnesota quartzite has an u
Topographic Maps
Due Friday September 9
Group Project
Exercise 1:
Study the map distributed during the lab period (from Laboratory Manual in Physical Geology,
R. M. Busch and D. Tasa (Editor), AGI, pp. 221).
a) The contour lines on this map are labeled in
HW 4 CVEN 2121
Instructor: Dr. P. Sideris
CVEN 2121 Analytical Mechanics - Statics
Fall 2016 Homework 4
Assigned: Thursday, September 15
Due:
Wednesday, September 21
Study the posted notes and the corresponding sections from Chapter 4 and solve the
follow
HW 5 CVEN 2121
Instructor: Dr. P. Sideris
CVEN 2121 Analytical Mechanics - Statics
Fall 2016 Homework 5
Assigned: Wednesday, September 21
Due:
Tuesday, September 27 (by 11:00am)
Study the posted notes and the corresponding sections from Chapter 4 and solv
HW 1 CVEN 2121
Instructor: Dr. P. Sideris
CVEN 2121 Analytical Mechanics - Statics
Fall 2016 Homework 1
Assigned: Friday, September 26
Due:
Wednesday, August 31
Study the posted notes and the corresponding sections from Chapter 2 and solve the
follow prob
HW 2 CVEN 2121
Instructor: Dr. P. Sideris
CVEN 2121 Analytical Mechanics - Statics
Fall 2016 Homework 2
Assigned: Wednesday, August 31
Due:
Wednesday, September 7
Study the posted notes and the corresponding sections from Chapters 2 and 3 and
solve the fo
HW 6 CVEN 2121
Instructor: Dr. P. Sideris
CVEN 2121 Analytical Mechanics - Statics
Fall 2016 Homework 6
Assigned: Saturday, October 1
Due:
Wednesday, October 5
Study the posted notes and the corresponding sections from Chapter 5 and solve the
following pr