CE 420: Site Investigation & Terrain Evaluation

CE 420:  Site Investigation & Terrain Evaluation


Reconaissance of the proposed site with respect to regulation and rocky out-crop.  Planning of a Soil exploration programme for various types of structures.  Geophysical and sounding methods – determination of the position of ground water and bedrock.  Drilling and Boring techniques, sampling techniques, field instrumentation.  Effect of disturbance on soil properties.  Preparation of the borehole data and the interpretation of the soil behaviour based on its mutual interaction.  Application of surveying and photogrammetry.  Air photo-interpretation, remote sensing in terrain evaluation.

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