Subject History

History: Engineering geology

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  • Name: Engineering geology
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    "Engineering geology" is the study of the application of geological knowledge to engineering problems.

    Several topics in "Engineering geology" include reservoir design and location, slope stability for construction purposes, and earthquake, flood, or subsidence danger in areas considered for roads, pipelines, or other engineering works.

    People study "Engineering geology" in order to investigate the order, nature and rates of change of geological events and processes.

    A few scholars of "Engineering geology" include Timothy D Bechtel, Rudolph P Frizzi, William Penning, Reginald W. Brock.