Engineering geology

Engineering geology

S. K. Duggal

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Because of structural failures in the past few decades, the importance of engineering geology has increased manifold for civil engineers. Considering the rate at which infrastructure development is taking place, site selection, planning and safe and sound construction of civil engineering projects, therefore, needs an in-depth knowledge of engineering geology. This book deals with both the principles as well as practices of engineering geology. The aim of the book is to provide input regarding most of the frontier areas of geology.

Content :
  • Engineering Geology: An Introduction
  • The Earth—Its Origin and Properties
  • Magma
  • Mineralogy
  • Rocks I: Igneous Rocks
  • Rocks II: Sedimentary Rocks
  • Rocks III: Metamorphic Rocks
  • Rock Deformations
  • Engineering Structures and Geological Investigations
  • Natural Agencies and Landforms
  • Earthquake
  • Landslides
  • Groundwater
  • Geophysical Investigations
  • Remote Sensing, Global Positioning System, and Geographic Information System
  • Geological and Geomechanical Laboratory Investigations

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