Development of Engineering Geology

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What is the main reason for the development of geology as a science?

Who are mentioned as the 'fathers' of Geology in the passage?

What triggered the engineers' interest in geology according to the passage?

How did ancient man's knowledge of geology contribute to the development of the science?

What did the civil engineers working in the eighteenth century contribute to the development of geology?

Who were confronted with real engineering problems according to the passage?

What was the status of geology and engineering in the later nineteenth century?

How did the majority of civil engineers view geology by the end of the nineteenth century?

Who were the leaders in advancing geology as a science in the nineteenth century?

What bridged the widening division between geology and engineering in the nineteenth and early twentieth century?

Who is credited with establishing soil mechanics as a discipline within the field of civil engineering?

What did Charles Coulomb and Macquorn Rankine develop?

What did James Dana, Albert Heim, and Sir Archibald Geikie contribute to geology?

What characterized engineering according to the text?

What did soil mechanics bring together according to the text?

Who are some of the 'fathers' of Geology mentioned in the passage?

Who are some notable engineers mentioned in the text?

What triggered the engineers' interest in geology according to the passage?

What did the civil engineers of the eighteenth century contribute to the development of geology?

How did ancient man contribute to the development of the science of geology?

What was the main reason for the development of geology as a science?

What bridged the widening division between geology and engineering in the eighteenth century?

What is the role of engineering geologists?

What is the main function of the Association of Engineering Geologists (AEG)?

When was engineering geology first taught at postgraduate level in Imperial College, London?

When was the International Association of Engineering Geology (IAEG) formed?

How did civil engineers view geology by the end of the nineteenth century?

What is the significance of the publication 'Erdbaumechanik' by Karl Terzaghi in 1925?

What triggered the need for expert assessment of geological conditions on civil engineering sites?

Who were the leaders in advancing geology as a science in the nineteenth century?

What bridged the widening division between geology and engineering in the nineteenth and early twentieth century?

What was the status of geology and engineering in the later nineteenth century?

What characterized engineering according to the text?

What did soil mechanics bring together according to the text?

What is the main contribution of civil engineers in the eighteenth century to the development of geology?

Who are credited as the 'fathers' of Geology in the passage?

What triggered the interest of civil engineers in geology according to the passage?

What characterized the interest of civil engineers in geology in the eighteenth century?

What did the civil engineers working in the eighteenth century contribute to the development of geology?

Who are some notable 'fathers' of Geology according to the passage?

What was the role of engineering geologists according to the passage?

What did soil mechanics bring together according to the text?

What characterized engineering according to the text?

Who is credited with establishing soil mechanics as a discipline within the field of civil engineering?

What triggered the need for expert assessment of geological conditions on civil engineering sites?

When was engineering geology first taught at postgraduate level in Imperial College, London?

What was the status of geology and engineering in the later nineteenth century?

What did Charles Coulomb and Macquorn Rankine develop?

'Erdbaumechanik' by Karl Terzaghi in 1925 brought together what according to the text?

What is the main function of the Association of Engineering Geologists (AEG)?

Who were confronted with real engineering problems according to the passage?

Who are some notable engineers mentioned in the text?

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Explore the origins and evolution of engineering geology, which owes much of its development to the civil engineers of the eighteenth century. Discover how their work on major engineering projects during the industrial revolution contributed to the growth of this field.

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