Geology Lab (CV266)

Course Name: 

Geology Lab (CV266)






Programme Core (PC)

Credits (L-T-P): 

(0-0-3) 2


Mineralogy: Identification and description of important rock -forming and ore minerals. Petrology: Identification and description of Igneous, Sedimentary, Metamorphic rocks.
Structural Geology: Interpretation of geological and Structural geological maps, Solving Dip and strike problems.

Course Outcomes:
1. Will be able to appreciate the importance of various geological structures, to reconstruct them along particular profile and assess their significance in critical civil structures.
2. Able to recognize various rock forming minerals, their important physical properties able to be recognized using macroscopic observation.
3. Able to identify various rocks, remember their classification schemes, their formation mechanism and infer their important properties in macroscopic investigation.
4. Able to estimate the critical aspects of geological structures such as dip, strike, thickness of strata under different field conditions.


1) K.M. Gurappa, Structural geology Manual 2) B.S. SathyaNarayanaswamy Engineering Geology Laboratory Manual, Eurasia pub.


Civil Engineering

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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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