by

Stephen J. Martel

Professor

Department of Geology and Geophysics

School of Ocean and Earth Science and Technology

University of Hawai'i at Manoa

February, 2015

Copyright © 2017 by S. J. Martel

Lecture notes are available as PDF files. You may need to install Acrobat Reader to obtain the PDF documents.

Syllabus

**SCHEDULE (2017)
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Class schedule 2017

**POWERPOINT LECTURES (2015-2017)
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1-Introduction

2-Properties of rocks

3-Characteristics and uses of rock

4-Structures in rock

5-Quaternary deposits

6-Soils

7-Earthquake case histories(1)

8-Earthquake case histories(2)

9-Surface faulting

10-Magnitude & Intensity

11-Mechanics: Stress(1)

12-Mechanics: Stress(2)

13-Characterizing earthquake sources

14-Seismic shaking

15-Characterizing ground response

16-Response of structures to shaking

17-Paleoseismology

18-Recurrence intervals & probability

19-Dams & Teton Dam case history

20-Landslide case histories(1)

21-Landslide case histories(2)

22-Landslide case histories(3)

23-Landslide case histories(4)

24-Landslide classification

25-Landslide recognition

26-Mechanics: Effective stress

27-Landslide characterization

28-Limit Equilibrium Analysis

29-Case histories: coastal processes

30-Mechanics: The wave equation

31-Mechanics: Wave phenomena

32-Coastal Landforms

33-Hurricanes

34-Coastal hazards and risk

35-Ground subsidence case histories 1

36-Ground subsidence case histories 2

37-Consolidation

38-The diffusion (heat flow) equation

39-Numerical solution for 1-D flow

40-The 1-D consolidation equation

41-Examples of 1-D consolidation

42-Subsidence in three dimensions (1)

43-Subsidence in three dimensions (2)

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LECTURES (2004 documents)
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30-Mechanics: The wave equation

39-Numerical solution for 1-D flow

43-Review of ground subsidence

44-Nuclear waste disposal

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References

Care in the use of language

Report Organization Suggestions

Report Evaluation Criteria

Homework #1

Homework #2

Factor_of_safety_template (pdf)

Factor_of_safety_template (Excel)

Project #1

Temblorton Illustrator map

Project #2

Twin Creek pdf map

Twin Creek Illustrator map

Project #3

Manoa Valley questions