Concepts In Geology

Concepts In Geology

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Concepts In Geology by Dr. U. D. Kulkarni, Dr. I. A. Khan, Dr. P. K. Sarkar, Dr. K. S. Venkataraghavan, Dr. M. V. Baride, Dr. A. B. Chakranarayan
Book Summary:

The science which deals with the earth is known as Geology (geo means 'earth'; logos means 'study or science'). It deals with all the physical and chemical aspects of the earth, along with its structure, origin, age and evolutionary history of its surface. Its study is facilitated by the information obtained from specialised branches of science, such as Physical Geology / Geomorphology / Dynamic Geology, Mineralogy, Petrology, Structural Geology, Stratigraphy, Palaeontology, Economic Geology, Geochemistry and Geophysics.

Audience of the Book :
This book Useful for B.Sc. students.
Table of Contents:

1. Introduction to Mineralogy

2. Formation of Minerals

3. Utilities of Minerals in Industries

4. Crystallography

5. Physical Properties of Minerals

6. Optical Mineralogy

7. Crystal Chemistry

8. An Introduction to Petrology

9. Magma

10. Forms of Igneous Bodies

11. Textures and Structures of Igneous Rocks

12. Classification of Igneous Rocks

13. Formation of Sedimentary Rocks

14. Textures and Structures of Sedimentary Rocks

15. Introduction to Metamorphic Petrology

16. Textures and Structures of Metamorphic Petrology

17. Classification of Metamorphic Rocks

18. Introduction of Structural Geology

19. Folds

20. Faults

21. Joints

22. Unconformities

23. An Introduction to Geology

24. The Planet Earth

25. Age of the Earth

26. The Earth's Atmosphere

27. The Earth's Crust, Mantle and Core

28. Continental Drift and Plate Tectonics

29. Isostacy

30. Weathering

31. Dynamics of Erosional and Depositional Landforms

32. Types of Mountains

33. Volcanoes

34. Earthquakes

35. Disasters and Disaster Management

36. Introduction to Palaeontology

37. Phylum Mollusca

38. Class Gastropoda

39. Class Cephalopoda

40. Phylum Brachiopoda

41. Phylum Echinodermata

42. Phylum Arthropoda

43. Phylum Coelenterata