NIT Surathkal Soil Mechanics Syllabus
CV267 SOIL MECHANICS LAB (0-0-3) 2
Identification of soils, Index properties of soils, Soil permeability, Light compaction test, Coefficient of consolidation, Direct shear test, Unconfined comp. Test, Triaxial comp. Test and Vane shear test, CBR test.
T.W.Lambe, Soil Testing for Engineers, John Wiley and Sons, Inc, Newyork.
SP36 Part 1 and Part 2 (Latest editions).
CV268 ADVANCED MINING GEOLOGY (3-0-0) 3
Structural Geology ; Dip and Strike, study of folds, faults, Joints, unconformities, Economic Geology;
Magmatic, Hydrothermal, Sedimentary, Metamorphic deposits, oxidation and supergene enrichment,
study of Gold, Iron, copper, lead, Zinc Chromite, manganese, bauxite, mica, asbestos, magnetite, borytes
Exploration Geology ; Principles, Stage of mineral exploration, Geological, Geophysical, geochemical
and remote sensing methods of exploration. Applied Geology; Sampling, guides for locating ore
deposits, geological mapping, Hydrogeology.
Arogya Swamy, Courses in Mining Geology, Oxford & IBH, 1988
Bateman A.M., Economic mineral deposits, John Wiley & Sons
Billings, Structural Geology