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Sir , what are the applications of engineering geology in civil engineering projects ?
Kindly elaborate because I need to understand it's relationship.


Dear Maham, Goodmorning and Fraternal Greetings!

The applications of Engineering Geology in Civil Engineering projects are innumerable. Plenty of applications are there.

For any Underground tunnel or cavern, first and foremost thing is to conduct Geological and Geotechnical Mapping to derive RQD and Q. these parameters are very much required for the design of the Tunnel and also for stability of the structure.

In-situ stress, In-situ Deformability and In-situ Shear parameters are also important for the design of underground caverns for their stability.

For construction of Dam, Road Tunnels, Underground Storage plants, Engineering geology is very much required.

Hence there are lot of and vast applications of Engineering geology in Civil Engineering projects.

with regards

Dr. D S Subrahmanyam


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All questions related to Geology, Geotechnical Engineering (especially in-situ stress, in-situ Deformability and Shear investigations) required for underground tunnels and excavations, Dimensional Stone Mining. Can't answer Soil dynamics related to Geotechnical Engineering


Geology and Geotechnical Engineering and Dimensional Stone Mining

National Institute of Rock Mechanics (Govt of India)

International Journal of Mining Engineering and some other Indian journals

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