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Debasis Roy Department of Civil Engineering Indian Institute of Technology Kharagpur Kharagpur 721302 Email :firstname.lastname@example.org Telephone : (91-3222) Off : 283456 283457, 220214
Res : Detailed Syllabus: Introduction Origin and development (1 lecture)
Geologic Mapping and Remote Sensing Topographic maps, geologic maps, preparation of geologic sections, aerial photographs, LIDAR, SAR, GIS (3 lectures + 1 laboratory) Mineralogy Chemical analysis of rocks and minerals, rock and soil minerals, physical properties of minerals, susceptibility of minerals to alteration, basics of optical mineralogy, SEM, XRD (3 lectures) Classification of Soil and Rock Types of rock and origin (2 lectures + 1 laboratory): Igneous (extrusive and intrusive), sedimentary and metamorphic, ternary diagrams, definitions (structure, texture) Igneous Rock Agents, structure, texture, IUGG classification of intrusive and extrusive rocks (1 lecture) Metamorphic Rock Causes of metamorphism (stress, temperature, tectonism, pore fluid), recrystallization, phase change, structure and texture (1 lecture) Sedimentary Rock Sedimentation environments, structure, textural classification of siliclastic and carbonate rock (1 lecture) Soil Formation Weathering processes, transportation and sedimentation processes, structure, texture and classification, surficial deposits and landforms (2 lectures) Subsurface exploration Intrusive and non-intrusive sub-surface investigation, drilling and sampling, geophysical methods, geologic investigations for site selection of dams, reservoirs, tunnels, bridges and highways (3 lectures) Engineering Properties of Soil and Rock Engineering properties (density, unit weight, porosity), strength, index measurements for soil and rock (SPT blow count, RQD, RMR, Point Load Index), relationships of index measurements with strength of soil and rock. (2 lectures + 1 laboratory) Strength Behavior of Soil and Rock Stress and strain in rock, Mohr’s Circle, concept of effective stress, failure of soil and rock, fracturing of rock, folds, faults and joints in rock, shear failure of soil and rock, consequences of failure (landslides, earthquakes, subsidence) (5 lectures)
effect of earthquakes on constructed facilities and infrastructure. aquiclude. Darcy’s law. causes and classification of landslides. water table. stability assessment for soil and rock slopes. seismotectonics of the Indian plate. seismic zones of India (3 lectures) Geological Hazards Major geological hazards Geological considerations in design of constructed facilities and infrastructure. geotechnical and structural considerations in mitigation of earthquake hazard (5 lectures) . well hydraulics. springs. lowering of water table and subsidence. Artesian groundwater in soil and rock. salt water intrusion in coastal areas (5 lectures) Geologic and seismotectonic setting of India Geologic provinces of India and their surficial and subsurface geology. hydraulic conductivity and its measurement. well yield. water capacity of rock. mitigation of landslide hazard. aquifer.Subsurface water Sources.