Applied Geology (CV387)

Course Name: 

Applied Geology (CV387)




Programme Specific Electives (PSE)

Credits (L-T-P): 

(3-0-0) 3


Introduction, interior of the earth, Geological process, Geological hazards, Natural resources; Minerals, rocks, water, soil; Engineering properties of rocks, Structural geology, stratigraphy, Hydrogeology; artificial recharge structures, rain water harvesting, ground water exploration, geophysical exploration, Remote sensing and GIS applications. Economic Geology, process of formation of mineral deposits, ore genesis, ore dressing, Indian mineral deposits, Environmental geology, Application of geology in Civil Engg. projects like Dams, tunnels, bridges etc.,


1) Blyth, F.G.H & De Freitas M.H., Engineering Geology, ELBS, 7thEdition, 1984. 2) Robert F. Legget, Geology and Engineering, Mcgraw Hill

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Prof. Subhash C. Yaragal,  Professor and Head
Department of Civil Engineering, NITK, Surathkal
P. O. Srinivasnagar, Mangalore - 575 025
Karnataka, India.

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