soil

What is soil?

October 3, 2018 admin 1

The pie chart depicts the composition (by volume) of a soil in good condition for plant growth. Although percentages vary, each soil is composed of […]

rock

Rock Engineering

October 3, 2018 admin 1

Civil and mining engineers have been building structures on or in rock for centuries ¬†and the principles of rock engineering have been understood for a […]

columnar jointing

Columnar Jointing

October 2, 2018 admin 0

In many respects, sills closely resemble buried lava flows. Both are tabular and can extend over a wide area, and both may exhibit columnar jointing. […]

rock

What Is a Rock?

October 2, 2018 admin 10

In contrast to minerals, rocks are more loosely defined. Simply, a rock is any solid mass of mineral, or mineral-like, matter that occurs naturally as […]