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Earth Sciences For Civil Engineering Part - I & II

Indian Institute of Technology Kanpur via NPTEL

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The course introduces the student to basic principles of geosciences, geological hazards and their applications in civil engineering. The first 4-week modules of this course will help the student to have better understanding towards interior of the earth, earth system and its process. The next 4 week modules will cover geological hazards and environmental impact, active faults and its related hazard in India, importance of geological structures in dams and tunnels, fluvial geomorphology and ground water, tsunami, landslide and flood hazard, mapping, monitoring and management of hazards.

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