What Is the Importance of Geology in Civil Engineering?

By Staff WriterLast Updated Apr 17, 2020 4:31:20 AM ET
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Geology is the study of earth, the materials of which it is made, the structure of those materials and the effects of the natural forces acting upon them and is important to civil engineering because all work performed by civil engineers involves earth and its features. Fundamental understanding of geology is so important that it is a requirement in university-level civil engineering programs.