Applied Geology

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Publisher Vikas Publishing All Science books by Vikas Publishing
ISBN 9788125939351
Author: D. V. Reddy
Number of Pages 515
Available in all digital devices
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Applied Geology by D. V. Reddy
Book Summary:

Applied Geology is a multidisciplinary subject that interacts with other disciplines, such as mineralogy, petrology, structural geology, hydrogeology, seismic engineering, rock engineering, soil mechanics, geophysics, remote sensing (RS-GIS-GPS), environmental geology, etc. This book, entitled Applied Geology, is the only one of its kind in the Indian market that caters to the needs of all these subjects. This book covers all aspects of Applied Geology and includes a plethora of examples and case studies relevant to the Indian context for better understanding of the geological challenges faced by engineers.

Audience of the Book :
This book Useful for Geology Students.
Key Features:

1. Provides a comprehensive study of earth sciences

2. Discusses the site selection, design and construction of civil engineering structures in detail

3. Includes case studies of geological problems in civil engineering projects

4. Contains a number of illustrations to support the text

5. Provides statistical inputs

6. Includes previous years question papers

Table of Contents:

1. Engineering Geology

2. Crystallography and Mineralogy

3. Petrology

4. Structural Geology

5. Weathering of Rocks

6. Soil

7. Geological Work of Rivers

8. Geological Work of Oceans

9. Ground Water

10. Tips on Earthquake Resistant Design and Construction

11. Site Investigating Techniques for Civil Engineering Projects

12. Remote Sensing and Geographic Information System

13. Investigations for Major Dams and Reservoirs

14. Tunnels and Underground Excavations

15. Landslides and Mass Movement

16. Buildings

17. Stratigraphy of India: Economic and Engineering Significance