Engineering geology

Introduction. Engineering-geological (EG) characteristics of Slovenia’s territory, classifications, properties of soil and rock masses.
Geological destructive processes and engineering geology.
Methods of geological research (drilling, equipment, legislation, structural drilling, geomechanical drilling, hydrogeological research methods and drilling, deep drilling, well logging, borehole maintenance), in-situ investigations.
Engineering geology maps, risk assessment.
Environmental geology in engineering geology and use of engineering geology for waste deposits construction, EG and environmental interventions.
EG, earthquakes and seismic microzonation.
EG and landslides. Soil and rock mass movements, classification and elements of landslides, investigation methods (EG mapping, geodetic and geophysical investigations, deformations, water level measurements, inclinometers, geomechanical research). Mitigation of landslides. Outline of major Slovenian and foreign landslides. Landslide modelling.
Field work: major Slovenian and foreign landslides and in-situ field measurements.

Geology (UN)





TeacherTimotej Verbovšek ENG
AssistantTina Živec

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