Origin, Distribution and Behavior of Soils
Study of geological origin of soils as well as minerals, rocks, rock structure, weathering, glaciation, erosion, and deposition. Topics include distribution of soils in North America; residual, glacial and water-wind deposited soils; soil characteristics and behavior; engineering classification; volume-weight relationships; physical properties; and stresses within soil masses. (Writing Enriched ) Fall Only.
3 Credits: 2 Lecture, 3 Lab