GEOE 118.3 Index and Outline


Scope Preface

Introduction

Course Outline

Scope of Geological Engineering

Case Histories and Examples

Examinations

Minerals & Rocks

Earth Materials

Minerals

Silicates

Non-Silicates

Mineral Properties

Major Rock Groups

The Rock Cycle

Igneous Rocks

Igneous Rock Occurence

Igneous Rock Classification

Minerological Classification

Sedimentary Rocks

Types of Sediments

Particle Size

Particle Shape

Clastic Sedimentary Rocks

Chemical Sedimentary Rocks

Organic Sedimentary Rocks

Minerals in Sediments

Shale Compaction

Sedimentary Structures

Porosity, Cement and Plugging

Metamorphic Rocks

Metamorphic Processes

Metamorphic Rock Classification

Metamorphic Rock Names

Metamorphic Grade

Metamorphic Facies

Geological Time

Relative Dating

Correlation

Absolute Dating

Radiometric Methods

Time Scales

Rock Engineering

Mechanics of Earth Materials

Stress and Strain

In Situ Stresses

Geological Controls

Laboratory Tests

Mechanical Behaviour

Strength of Rocks

Creep

Geological Structure

Strike and Dip

Folding

Fold Classification

Fold Structures

Faulting

Fault Types

Faults and Stresses

Fault Structures

Jointing

Igneous Joints

Joints and Stresses

Continental Drift & Plate Tectonics

Continental Drift

Plate Tectonics

Plate Boundaries

Earthquakes

Volcanic Hazards

Weathering & the Engineering Properties of Soils

Glaciation

Landslides & Subsidence

Groundwater & Waste Management

Mining & Petroleum Engineering


Scope Preface
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