New Course Proposal

November 14, 2013

The following new course proposal has been submitted to the Faculty Senate Office for review and approval and is listed here for faculty review and comment. Comments on any new course proposal should be submitted to Ernest May, secretary of the Faculty Senate, at senate@senate.umass.edu.

CE-ENGIN 629 “Clay Minerals and Micro/Nano Characterization” 3 credits; Instructor: Guoping Zhang; Combination of basic clay mineralogy and micro/nano characterization for clays and other fine-grained geomaterials, including clay crystal structure, chemical, physical, and mechanical properties, and a suite of characterization techniques (nanoindentation, electron microscopy, and X-ray diffraction). Prerequisites: CE-ENGIN 320 Soil Mechanics; CE-ENGIN 423 Engineering Geology; CE-ENGIN 241 Strength of Materials I