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About the Author
Dr. Anil Kumar Misra :-
He, Ph. D., is an Associate Professor in Department of Civil and Environmental Engineering at The NorthCap University (formerly ITM University), Gurugram, Haryana. He obtained his Bachelor's, Master's and Ph.D. degree from University of Lucknow. His major research interests are theoretical and experimental engineering geology, site reinforcement methods and geosynthetic engineering, building materials, Hydrology, Remote Sensing and GIS. He has successfully completed a number of sponsored research projects funded by government agencies and private sectors. Dr. Misra has published over thirty five technical papers in international refereed journals and international conferences.
About the Book
The book discusses different branches of geology, earths internal structure, composition of the earth, hydrogeology, geological structures and their impact on terrain stability and solution of several engineering problems related with stability and suitability of site for construction. The text is supported by a number of illustrations and diagrams for better understanding of the concepts discussed.
Table of Content
Chapter 1 : Introduction Chapter 2 : General Geology And Processes Chapter 3 : Geodynamics Chapter 4 : Structural Geology Chapter 5 : Rocks Of The Earth Chapter 6 : Building Construction Materials Chapter 7 : Mineralogy And Crystallography Chapter 8 : Indian Stratigraphy Chapter 9 : Hydrogeology Chapter 10 : Remote Sensing And Gis Chapter 11 : Dams And Reservoirs Chapter 12 : Tunnels Chapter 13 : Roads, Highways And Bridges Chapter 14 : Soil And Geotechnical Studies Chapter 15 : Geophysical Investigations Chapter 16 : Improvement Of Foundation Rocks And Soil Chapter 17 : Landslides, Slopes And Embankments Chapter 18 : Environmental Geology References And Bibliography