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CE8392 Engineering Geology Syllabus Notes Anna University

CE8392 Engineering Geology Syllabus Notes Anna University Regulation 2017

In this post, We have provided CE8392 Engineering Geology Syllabus for Anna University Civil Engineering Students. Students under Regulation 2017 can download the Syllabus and make use of it. CE8392 Syllabus covering all 5 units syllabus is provided here.

CE8392 Engineering Geology Syllabus Notes Anna University 

CE8392 Engineering Geology Syllabus PDF
UNIT I PHYSICAL GEOLOGY 
Geology in civil engineering – branches of geology – structure of earth and its composition weathering of rocks – scale of weathering – soils - landforms and processes associated with river, wind, groundwater and sea – relevance to civil engineering. Plate tectonics – Earth quakes – Seismic zones in India.
UNIT II MINEROLOGY
Physical properties of minerals – Quartz group, Feldspar group, Pyroxene - hypersthene and augite, Amphibole – hornblende, Mica – muscovite and biotite, Calcite, Gypsum and Clay minerals.
UNIT III PETROLOGY
Classification of rocks, distinction between Igneous, Sedimentary and Metamorphic rocks. Engineering properties of rocks. Description, occurrence, engineering properties, distribution and uses of Granite, Dolerite, Basalt, Sandstone, Limestone, Laterite, Shale, Quartzite, Marble, Slate, Gneiss and Schist.
UNIT IV STRUCTURAL GEOLOGY AND GEOPHYSICAL METHODS
Geological maps – attitude of beds, study of structures – folds, faults and joints – relevance to civil engineering. Geophysical methods – Seismic and electrical methods for subsurface investigations.
UNIT V APPLICATION OF GEOLOGICAL INVESTIGATIONS
Remote sensing for civil engineering applications; Geological conditions necessary for design and construction of Dams, Reservoirs, Tunnels, and Road cuttings - Hydrogeological investigations and mining - Coastal protection structures. Investigation of Landslides, causes and mitigation.

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