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Engineering Geology & Earth science

Engineering geology & earth science notes for civil engineering students.Engineering Geology app covers all concepts from fundamental to advanced level to learn in easy and convenient way for engineering students and professionals. Engineering Geology almost cover important topics chapter wise

Chapter 1 Introduction and Physical Geology

1. Objects and scope of geology
2. The crust and the interior of the earth
3. origin and age of the earth
4. Sub-aerial and sub-terrain weathering
5. denudation and deposition
6. glacial and marine erosion
7. Soil formation
8. geological classification of soil and concept of earthquake plate

Chapter 2 Mineralogy and Crystallography Edit Active Edit

1. Fundamentals of mineralogy
2. study of common rock forming minerals
3. Ores and minerals of economic importance to civil engineering
4. Elements of crystallography and introduction to crystal systems

Chapter 3 Petrology

1. Composition of earth's crust
2. sedimentary and metamorphic rocks and their formation
3. Rocks of civil engineering importance
4. Physical features of India
5. Brief geological history of India
6. Occurrence of important ores and minerals in India

Chapter 4 Structural Geology

1. Structures related to rocks
2. Strike and outcrops
3. Classification and detailed studies of geological structures folds
4. Classification and detailed studies of geological structures faults
5. Unconformity and their importance in civil engineering

Chapter 5 Applied Geology

1. Introduction to applied geology and its use in civil engg
2. properties of rocks
3. Selection of sites for roads, bridges, dams, reservoirs and tunnels
4. Prevention of engineering structures from seismic shocks
5. Stability of hill sides
6. water bearing strata
7. Artesian well
8. Use of remote-sensing techniques in selection of above sites

Technical geological and earth science notes for civil engineering students. The engineering geology app covers all concepts from basic to advanced to make learning easy and convenient for engineering students and professionals. Engineering geology covers almost all important topics

Chapter 1 Introduction and Physical Geology

1. Objects and scope of geology
2. The crust and the interior of the earth
3. Origin and age of the earth
4. Weathering under air and subsoil
5. Denudation and Deposition
6. Glacier and marine erosion
7. Soil formation
8. Geological classification of the soil and the concept of the earthquake plate

Chapter 2 Mineralogy and Crystallography Active processing

1. Fundamentals of mineralogy
2. Investigation of mountain-forming minerals
3. Ores and minerals of economic importance for construction
4. Elements of crystallography and introduction to crystal systems

Chapter 3 Petrology

1. Composition of the earth's crust
2. sedimentary and metamorphic rocks and their formation
3. Rocks of civil engineering importance
4. Physical characteristics of India
5. Brief geological history of India
6. Occurrence of important ores and minerals in India

Chapter 4 Structural Geology

1. Structures related to rocks
2. Strike and revelations
3. Classification and detailed studies of the geological structural folds
4. Classification and detailed studies of geological structures. Faults
5. Nonconformity and its importance in civil engineering

Chapter 5 Applied Geology

1. Introduction to applied geology and its use in construction
2. Properties of rocks
3. Selecting locations for roads, bridges, dams, reservoirs and tunnels
4. Prevention of structural structures from seismic shocks
5. Stability of the hills
6. Aquiferous layers
7. Artesian good
8. Use of remote sensing techniques in the selection of the above locations