Academic Catalog

GEOE313 STRUCTURAL GEOLOGY

Course Code: 5640313
METU Credit (Theoretical-Laboratory hours/week): 3(2-2)
ECTS Credit: 5.0
Department: Geological Engineering
Language of Instruction: English
Level of Study: Undergraduate
Course Coordinator: Prof.Dr. ERDN BOZKURT
Offered Semester: Fall Semesters.
Prerequisite: Set 1: 5640208
The course set above should be completed before taking GEOE313 STRUCTURAL GEOLOGY .

Course Content

Review of common diastrophic and non-diastrophic rock structures. Introduction to themechanical properties of rocks. Kinematics of bending, fracture, shear and flow. Application to the study of faults, folds, cleavage, joints, foliation, and lineation. Use of stereograms in structural studies. Plate tectonics.