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Title: Need for the Development OF Geotechnics in Nigerian Universities
Authors: Meshida, E. A
Keywords: Geotechnics
Engineering Geology
Issue Date: 23-Sep-2002
Citation: Meshida, E.A (2002) Need for the Development OF Geotechnics in Nigerian Universities. African Regional Conference on Engineering Education and Sub Regional Workshop on New Engineering Curriculum held at the University of Lagos, Akoka.
Abstract: Geotechnics as an academic entity is yet unknown in Nigeria. It is an undesirable situation, which hinders the contributions of the Universities in the country to the development of civil engineering earthworks. This paper attempts to explain what Geotechnics means, being the synthesis of some relevant civil engineering and geological sciences. Some intellectual and practical" advantages of the synthesis are discussed, drawing specific examples from the developed countries.
Description: Conference Papers
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