Engineering Geology For Civil Engineers

Engineering Geology For Civil Engineers
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Engineering Geology For Civil Engineers

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Preface xix Acknowledgements xxiii Introduction xxv
Part I FORMATION OF ROCKS 1
Historical Geology
Introduction 3 A Short History of Earth and Division of Geological Time 3 Geological History Time Scale and Rock Scale 5 Division of Geological Scales 5 Historical Divisions of Geological Formations in India 7 Geologic Formation and Series 7 Physiographic and Stratigraphical Divisions of India 8 1.7.1 Physiographic Division of India 8 1.7.2 Stratigraphical Division of India 9 1.8 Examples of Descriptions in Engineering Geology 11 1.9 Plate Tectonics and Continental Drift 11 1.9.1 The Theory of Isostasy 13 1.9.2 Movements between Plates 13 1.10 Summary 13 Review Questions 14 References 14
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Elements and Minerals
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1.1 1.2 1.3 1.4 1.5 1.6 1.7
2.1 Introduction 15 2.2 Minerals and Rocks 15 2.2.1 Rock-forming Minerals 15 2.2.2 Clay Minerals 16 2.2.3 Activity of Clays 16 v
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