Archive for the ‘Engineering Geology’ Category

Glaciers | Types of Glaciers

Thursday, September 15, 2011 11:46 No Comments

Glaciers: These are made of ice which moves on ground surface. Or

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Definition of wells | Types and Importance

Tuesday, August 30, 2011 16:28 No Comments

Wells Wells can be defined as “A hole made for collecting underground water.” Or ” A shaft sunk into the ground to obtain water, oil or gas.” Collected water depends upon

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Terms related to seismic or earthquakes

Tuesday, August 30, 2011 16:06 No Comments

Following are the different terms related to seismic or earthquakes Seismology: The branch of science which deals with the study of earthquake

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Definition of weathering and related terms

Tuesday, August 30, 2011 13:18 No Comments

Definition of Weathering: Alteration of rocks due to action of surroundings such as wind is known as

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Role of knowledge of Geology in civil engineering

Monday, August 29, 2011 18:22 4 Comments

Role of knowledge of Geology in civil engineering: Geology plays a very important role in the field of civil engineering. Some applications of the knowledge of geology are given below

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Definition of Fossils | Conditions for preservation | Forms and uses of fossils

Monday, August 29, 2011 18:18 No Comments

Fossils: The dead remains of preserved plants and animals are known as fossils. Or

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