Title Engineering and Environmental Geology
Description Lecture, two and one-half hours; discussion, one hour. Requisite: course 1 or 100. Recommended: course 61. Application of geologic data, techniques, and practice to the planning, design, and construction of engineered structures; recognition and abatement of geologic hazards, such as landslides, earthquakes, and subsidence; geologic factors affecting waste disposal and ground-water contamination.
Units 4 units
Course Days Tuesday Thursday
Time 11:00 AM - 12:15 PM
Location 3645 Geology
Level Undergraduate
Course ID 178536200
Type Lecture
Instructor Paul Merifield
Email pmerifie@ucla.edu
Phone 310-398-1447
Office Hours 10-11; 12:15-13:30
Location 3645 Geology


Required Text

Course reader: Engineering and Environmental Geology. Supplementary reading on reserve in the library will be recommended.


The final grade will be based upon the following: Four problem sets @25: 100 points Midterm: 120 points Field Trip: 20 points Final: 160 points Total: 400 points

Important Dates

19 Jan: Set 1 due
02 Feb: Set 2 due
09 Feb: Midterm
23 Feb: Set 3 due
01 Mar: Liquefaction demo
Field Trip: End of Week 7 or 8
08 March: Set 4 due
20 March 3-6PM: Final Exam