A9R18EC.tmp 20 - Different types of rocks? Rock cycle?...

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Prof. M. Fall - University of Ottawa 20 The metamorphic rocks (1) METAMORPHISM orogenic orogenic Collision induced recycling Recycling by subduction Igneous Rocks Burying What is a rock? Different types of rocks? Rock cycle? Physical properties of rocks? Objectives 3.2 Rocks Source P. A. Bourque Sedimentary rocks Sediments Igneous rocks Metamorphic rocks is esis Rock cycle? 3.2 Rocks •Source: Source: Mineralogical Mineralogical Society of Society of America America Rock cycle? 3.2 Rocks 3.2 Rocks What is a rock?
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Unformatted text preview: Different types of rocks? Rock cycle? Physical properties of rocks? Objectives 3.2 Rocks Although geology is very important in civil engineering, particularly for big civil engineering projects (dam building, tunnel building, skyscraper building, etc.), engineering is more interested in the properties of the rocks than to their geological history. The main physical properties of the rocks are as follows: Physical properties of rocks?...
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This note was uploaded on 03/21/2011 for the course GNG 4124 taught by Professor Soils during the Spring '11 term at Uni. of Nottingham Ningbo.

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