Provides readers with an introduction to geology with a focus on real-world applications. KEY TOPICS: Case histories in nearly every chapter help emphasize the relationship between geology and engineering. Has a solid background in the basics of geology including mineralogy, igneous, sedimentary, and metamorphic rocks, structural geology and plate tectonics, weathering and erosion, rivers, coastlines, and glaciers. Coverage of volcanic hazards: Mt. Pinatubo, Hawaiian volcanos, Lake Nyos gas explosion, Nevado del Ruiz mud flow.
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The author provides an introduction to geology for engineering students with a focus on applications of geology that they are likely to use in their professional careers.
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Book Description Prentice Hall, 1994. Hardcover. Book Condition: New. 2. Bookseller Inventory # DADAX0133035387