CE 644 : Geotechnical Engineering Survey
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Importance of geotechnical engineering surveys and maps in the planning and execution of major civil engineering projects, such as construction of earth dams, highways and railways, rural, urban and industrial development etc., concept of land use planning, drainage, soil horizons, colour, texture, structure, consistency, reaction etc., landscape and geomorphology, different types of base maps.

Organization of field work and collection of soils and the parent materials, identification and nomenclature of soil horizons and series, preparation of geotechnical engineering maps for specific uses, soil survey reports.

The entire course of instruction and field work will be covered intensively over a period of about three weeks, normally during winter vacation.

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