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

ENL111 and MTH180; or
ENL111 and MTH240; or
ENL111 and MTH190