ENGINEERING GEOLOGY

LECTURE NOTES

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 (2017)
Syllabus

SCHEDULE (2017)
Class schedule 2017


POWERPOINT LECTURES (2015-2017)
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)

LECTURES (2004 documents)
30-Mechanics: The wave equation
39-Numerical solution for 1-D flow
43-Review of ground subsidence
44-Nuclear waste disposal


REFERENCES
References
Care in the use of language

REPORT ORGANIZATION SUGGESTIONS AND EVALUATION CRITERIA
Report Organization Suggestions
Report Evaluation Criteria


HOMEWORK ASSIGNEMNTS
Homework #1
Homework #2
Factor_of_safety_template (pdf)
Factor_of_safety_template (Excel)


GROUP PROJECTS
Project #1
Temblorton Illustrator map
Project #2
Twin Creek pdf map
Twin Creek Illustrator map
Project #3


MANOA VALLEY FIELD TRIP QUESTIONS
Manoa Valley questions