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The course introduces the student to basic principles of geosciences and their applications in civil engineering. The modules of this course will help the student to have better understanding towards interior of the earth, earth system and its process.


Week

Topics

1

Introduction to Geosciences in Civil Engineering

2

Rock-forming Minerals and their properties

3

Seismology and the internal structure of the earth

4

Locating Epicenter and calculating magnitude
Understanding Earth, by Grotzinger, Jordan, Press and Siever, Freeman and Company.
Dynamic of Earth by Skinner and Porter
Structural Geology by M. P. Billings
Essentials of Geology by R. Wicander and J. S. Monroe
Environmental Geology by Keller


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