Geology for engineering 256

Module code GLY 256
Qualification Undergraduate
Faculty Faculty of Natural and Agricultural Sciences
Module content

This module is given to Mining and Civil Engineering students, focused on the practical application of basic geological principles to engineering problems. The course covers basic rock identification, principles of stratigraphy and landscape formation, and engineering applications of geology such as mining, slope stability, and civil applications. Practicals cover geological maps and profiles, as well as basic rock identification.

Module credits 16.00
Prerequisites Only for BEng Mining Engineering and BEng Civil Engineering students.
Contact time 1 practical per week, 4 lectures per week
Language of tuition Module is presented in English
Department Geology
Period of presentation Semester 1

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