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  Item Reference: KCLCAL-1931-1932-237

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FACULTY OF ENGINEERING 235 GEOLOGY Intermediate Sc and Diploma Course Υ -Physical Geology Tu Th 10-11 First part of Session The Earth as Planet-Its larger surface features-Atmospheric agents and their effects-Action of surface and underground waters and of ice-The Ocean its movements and work-Distribution of temperature and pressure in the Earth and its density-The internal forces and their effects Subsidence and Elevation Volcanoes and Earthquakes-The nature modes of formation and occurrence of Aqueous Igneous and Metamorphic Rocks-Structural Geology The characters and relations of rock-masses-Features produced by Denudation Y8 -Stratigraphical and Economic Geology Tu Th 0-11 Latter part of Session Stratigraphy of the British Isles with special reference to the economic aspects of the subject-Elementary Economic Geology Y3 -Laboratory Work Tu 2-5 Physical Geology -Interpretation of simple geological maps by description and by the drawing of sections Mineralogy and Petrology -Description and identification of common rock-forming minerals and of the principal varieties of rocks-Study of the chief types of rocks in thin sections under the microscope Palceontology -Identification of common fossils and recognition of their stratigraphical horizon Zj -Engineering Geology -Third Year Michaelmas and Lent Terms Lectures and practical work 10-1 The subjects treated in this Course include the Geology of Water- upply Building-materials Road-metal Ores Abrasives etc In the practical part of the Course geological problems connected with tunnel driving shaft sinking and formation of foundations will be considered as also the examination under the microscope of building stones and road stones This Course is open only to those Students who have some previous knowledge of Geology Field Class -A Class for field-work in Geology is formed in the Easter Term April-June and excursions are made on Saturday afternoons to localities of geological interest in the London district This Class is open to Regular Students without extra payment Other Students may join the Field-Class on payment of Fee The Tennant Prizes one in Geology and one in Mineralogy of the value of about £7 10s each may be awarded for proficiency at the annual examination upon the year's work
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