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Published by uLektz

Course Code:RT31014


University: JNTU Kakinada



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Description :ENGINEERING GEOLOGY of RT31014 covers the latest syllabus prescribed by JNTU Kakinada for regulation 2013. Author: uLektz, Published by uLektz Learning Solutions Private Limited.

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Unit-I Introduction

1.1 Branches of Geology, Importance of Geology in Civil Engineering with case studies

1.2 Weathering of rocks

1.3 Geological agents

1.4 Weathering process of Rock

1.5 River process and their development

Unit-II Mineralogy And Petrology

2.1 Definitions of mineral and rock, Different methods of study of mineral and rock

2.2 The study of physical properties of minerals and rocks for megascopic study for the following minerals and rocks

2.3 Common rock forming minerals are Feldspar, Quartz Group, Olivine, Augite, Hornblende, Mica Group, Asbestos, Talc, Chlorite, Kyanite, Garnet, Calcite and other ore forming minerals are Pyrite, Hematite, Magnetite, Chlorite, Galena, Pyrolusite, Graphite, Chromite, Magnetite And Bauxite

2.4 Classification, structures, textures and forms of Igneous rocks, Sedimentary rocks, Metamorphic rocks, and their megascopic study of granite varieties, (pink, gray, green)

2.5 Pegmatite, Dolerite, Basalt etc., Shale, Sand Stone, Lime Stone, Laterite, Quartzite, Gneiss, Schist, Marble, Khondalite and Slate

Unit-III Structural Geology

3.1 Strike, Dip and Outcrop study of common geological structures associating with the rocks such as Folds, Faults

3.2 Joints and Unconformities - parts, types, mechanism and their importance in Civil Engineering

Unit-IV Ground Water

4.1 Water table, Cone of depression

4.2 Geological controls of Ground Water Movement, Ground Water Exploration Techniques

4.3 Earthquakes And Land Slides:Terminology-Classification, causes and effects, Shield areas and Seismic bells-Richter scale intensity-Precautions of building constructions in seismic areas

4.4 Classification of Landslides-Causes and Effects, measures to be taken prevent their occurrence at Land slides

Unit-V Geophysics

5.1 Importance of Geophysical methods, Classification

5.2 Principles of Geophysical study by Gravity method, Magnetic method, Electrical method

5.3 Seismic methods, Radiometric method and Electrical resistivity

5.4 Seismic refraction methods and Engineering properties of rocks

Unit-VI Geology Of Dams, Reservoirs And Tunnels

6.1 Types and purpose of Dams

6.2 Geological considerations in the selection of a Dam site

6.3 Life of Reservoirs Purpose of Tunnelling, effects, Lining of Tunnels

6.4 Influence of Geology for successful Tunnelling