Engineering Geology Course And Certification

What is Engineering Geology? 

Engineering geology is the introduction and application of geology to the field of engineering for the sole reason of ensuring that the geological factors concerning the design, location, construction, operation, and maintenance of engineering works are that are well-acknowledged and accounted for. Engineering geologists implement geological and geotechnical analysis, recommendations, and design that are associated with human development and several types of structures. The department of the engineering geologist is essentially in the areas and study of the interactions of the earth-structure, or in the investigation of how the earth or earth processes influence human-made structures and human activities.

Engineering geology studies may be done during the environmental impact analysis, planning, value engineering, civil or structural engineering design and construction phases of public and private works projects, and during post-construction and forensic phases of projects. Works that are completed by engineering geologists include the following; geological hazard assessments, material properties, landslide and stability of sloping areas, erosion, flooding, dewatering, and seismic investigations, etc.

In the Full Course, you will learn everything you need to know about Engineering Geology with Certification of Completion to showcase your knowledge. 

Features of Engineering Geology

There are lots of features of Engineering Geology, and below are some of them

1. Collecting, analyzing and interpreting data

2. Accessing, using and analyzing site information (such as radar images, aerial photographs, reports, and geological maps) prior to site investigations

3. Planning, organizing and undertaking fieldwork/site investigations by creating boreholes and trial pits

4. Preparing reports

5. Providing advice and information to clients on a range of issues including, for example, proposed use, subsidence and construction materials

6. Assessing and minimizing the risks of man-made and natural hazards in the environment

7. Ensuring that projects keep to budgets and timescales

8. Managing and liaising with construction engineers, consultants, contractors, and geotechnical engineers

9. When more senior, managing projects and setting objectives.

Benefits of  Engineering Geology?

There are lots of benefits of Engineering Geology, and some of them are:

1. It is carried out for residential, commercial and industrial developments.

2. It is carried out for governmental and military installations.

3. It is beneficial for mine and quarry developments, mine tailing dam, mine reclamation, and mine tunneling.

4.  It provides knowledge about materials used for construction.

5. Its knowledge is helpful for river control and shipping work.

6. Its knowledge is helpful for constructing dams.

Why study Engineering Geology?

There are lots of benefits to studying Engineering Geology, and some of them are:

1. You would have the ability to adapt to different working conditions and things changing.

2. You would gain team-working and communication skills.

3. You would have the ability to analyze and interpret data.

4. You would learn to pay attention to detail.

5. You would gain problem-solving skills

6. You would learn about time management

7. Career Opportunities And Advancement

8. Entrepreneurial Opportunities And Consultancy 

Engineering Geology Course Outline: 

Engineering Geology - Introduction

Engineering Geology - Geologic Structures

Engineering Geology - Geologic Maps and Stratigraphic Sections

Engineering Geology - Remote Sensing in Engineering Geology

Engineering Geology - Physical Properties of Minerals

Engineering Geology - Crystallography and Optical Properties

Engineering Geology - Chemical Characteristics of Minerals

Engineering Geology - Origin And Types of Rocks

Engineering Geology - Origin And Types of Soils

Engineering Geology - Igneous Rocks

Engineering Geology - Sedimentary Rocks

Engineering Geology - Metamorphic Rocks

Engineering Geology - Weathering

Engineering Geology - Sediment Transport and Deposition

Engineering Geology - Introduction to Subsurface Exploration

Engineering Geology - Introduction to Subsurface Exploration I

Engineering Geology - Sampling and Non - Intrusive Methods

Engineering Geology - Index Properties and Classification of Soils

Engineering Geology - Index Properties of Rock and Rock Mass

Engineering Geology - Stress-Strain Behavior of Soil and Rock

Engineering Geology - Stress-Strain Behavior of Soil and Rock - II

Engineering Geology - In-situ State of Stress

Engineering Geology - Geologic Considerations in Tunneling

Engineering Geology - Geologic Considerations in Dam Construction

Engineering Geology - Groundwater - Preliminaries

Engineering Geology - Groundwater Flow

Engineering Geology - Groundwater Flow - II

Engineering Geology - Groundwater Related Engineering Issues

Engineering Geology - Groundwater Over Utilization

Engineering Geology - Plate Tectonics

Engineering Geology - Plate Tectonics - 2 and Earthquake

Engineering Geology - Earthquake Hazard Assessment

Engineering Geology - Geologic Hazards - Seismicity and Volcanism

Engineering Geology - Geologic Hazards - Shoreline Processes I

Engineering Geology - Geologic Hazards - Shoreline Processes II

Engineering Geology - Geologic Hazards - Landslide Hazards - Zoning III

Engineering Geology - Geologic Hazards Subsidence, Collapsible Soils IV

Engineering Geology - Preparation of Geologic Sections

Engineering Geology - Index testing of soil & rocks

Engineering Geology - Identification of minerals and rock samples

Engineering Geology - Exams and Certification

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