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Engineering Geology

NPTEL and Indian Institute of Technology, Kharagpur via YouTube

Overview

Instructor: Prof. Debasis Roy, Department of Civil Engineering, IIT Kharagpur.

This course consists of 40 lectures which provide an introduction to Engineering Geology, dealing with topics: Geologic Mapping and Remote Sensing, Mineralogy, Classification of Soil and Rock, Igneous Rock, Metamorphic Rock, Sedimentary Rock, Soil Formation, Subsurface Exploration, Engineering Properties of Soil and Rock, Strength Behavior of Soil and Rock, Subsurface Water, Geologic and Seismotectonic Setting of India, and Geological Hazards.

Syllabus

Lecture - 1 Introduction to Engineering Geology.
Lecture - 2 Geologic Structures.
Lecture - 3 Geologic Maps and Stratigraphic Sections.
Lecture - 4 Remote Sensing in Engineering Geology.
Lecture - 5 Physical Properties of Minerals.
Lecture - 6 Crystallography and Optical Properties.
Lecture - 7 Chemical Characteristics of Minerals.
Lecture - 8 Origin And Types of Rocks.
Lecture - 9 Origin And Types of Soils.
Lecture - 10 Igneous Rocks.
Lecture - 11 Sedimentary Rocks.
Lecture - 12 Metamorphic Rocks.
Lecture - 13 Weathering.
Lecture - 14 Sediment Transport and Deposition.
Lecture - 15 Introduction to Subsurface Exploration.
Lecture - 16 Introduction to Subsurface Exploration.
Lecture - 17 Sampling and Non - Intrusive Methods.
Lecture - 18 Index Properties and Classification of Soils.
Lecture - 19 Index Properties of Rock and Rock Mass.
Lecture - 20 Stress-Strain Behavior of Soil and Rock.
Lecture - 21 Stress-Strain Behavior of Soil and Rock - II.
Lecture - 22 In-situ State of Stress.
Lecture - 23 Geologic Considerations in Tunneling.
Lecture - 24 Geologic Considerations in Dam Construction.
Lecture - 25 Groundwater - Preliminaries.
Lecture - 26 Groundwater Flow.
Lecture - 27 Groundwater Flow - II.
Lecture - 28 Groundwater Related Engineering Issues.
Lecture - 29 Groundwater Over Utilization.
Lecture - 30 Plate Tectonics.
Lecture - 31 Plate Tectonics - 2 and Earthquake.
Lecture - 32 Earthquake Hazard Assessment.
Lecture - 33 Geologic Hazards - Seismicity and Volcanism.
Lecture - 34 Geologic Hazards - Shoreline Processes.
Lecture - 35 Geologic Hazards - Shoreline Processes.
Lecture - 36 Geologic Hazards - Landslide Hazards - Zoning.
Lecture 37 - Geologic Hazards Subsidence , Collapsible Soils.
Lecture - 38 Preparation of Geologic Sections.
Lecture 39 - Index testing of soil & rocks.
Lecture 40 Identification of minerals and rock samples.

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