Engineering geology of South Africa 714

Module code GTX 714
Qualification Postgraduate
Faculty Faculty of Natural and Agricultural Sciences
Module content

Overview of site investigation phases;  site investigation techniques;  soil profiling and rock core description.  Literature study and compilation of reports on the stratigraphy of South African rock types and engineering problems of rocks and soils within different stratigraphic units and climatic regions.

Module credits 15.00
Prerequisites SGM 311 or TDH
Contact time 2 lectures per week, 2 practicals per week
Language of tuition English
Academic organisation Geology
Period of presentation Year

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