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GEOE215 PRINCIPLES OF STRUCTURAL GEOLOGY

Course Code: 5640215
METU Credit (Theoretical-Laboratory hours/week): 3(2-2)
ECTS Credit: 6.0
Department: Geological Engineering
Language of Instruction: English
Level of Study: Undergraduate
Course Coordinator: Prof.Dr. ERDN BOZKURT
Offered Semester: Spring Semesters.
Prerequisite: Set 1: 5640231
The course set above should be completed before taking GEOE215 PRINCIPLES OF STRUCTURAL GEOLOGY .

Course Content

Introduction to diastrophic and non-diastrophic rock structures. Study of contacts, unconformities, diapirs, folds, joints, faults, foliations, and lineations. Kinematics of diastrophic structures.