Soils and Civil Engineering Essay by CalDR

Soils and Civil Engineering
A brief overview of the link between civil engineering and the study of soil types.
# 29271 | 850 words | 2 sources | MLA | 2002 | US

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Soil has long been deemed important by agricultural concerns, however, it was only within the last 150 years that rail travel and, later, large-scale civic works made the study of soil important to civil engineers. The paper shows that the sub-study of civil engineering that is dedicated to the study of soil is more commonly known as soil mechanics. This field is used to assess the soil topography of land before major public or private construction projections are created.

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