Structural Geology and Discontinuities Analysis

Course Name: 

Structural Geology and Discontinuities Analysis (RT 809)

Credits (L-T-P): 

03 (3-0-0)

Content: 

Genetic rock structures and their significance. Effect of tectonic stresses on rock mass deformation. Effect of application of stress on petrographic constuents of rocks. Micro fabrics and its relation with strength of rocks. Foliation and lineation in rocks and their significance. Joints. Faults. Technologies used in investigation and mapping of geological structures.

References: 

Walter Wittke . Rock mechanics Q. Zaruba & V. Mencl. Engineering Geology, Amsterdam, 1982.

Department: 

Mining Engineering
 

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Prof. V. R. Sastry, Head of the Department
Department of Mining Engineering, NITK, Surathkal
P. O. Srinivasnagar, Mangalore - 575 025
Karnataka, India.

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