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CEE 634 - Rock Mechanics


Credits 3

Mechanical behavior of rock with engineering and geologic application; basic solid mechanics and rheology of rocks; rock testing; theories of failure; Griffith theory, McClintock-Walsh theory; scale effects and creep. Engineering applications in tunneling and dam foundations. Geologic applications in faulting, folding, isostasy, igneous intrusion, and petroleum formation.

Notes
This course is crosslisted with CEE 434. Credit at the 600-level requires additional work.