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Engineering Geology & Soil Mechanics

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EngineeringGeology & SoilMechanicsAssignment 01:Understand the common rock types, classificationof soil types and establishment of theprimary design parameters for soils.
BTEC HND in CivilEngineeringAcknowledgementI take this opportunity to thank and appreciate Miss. Sushama De Silva, guidingme throughout this Engineering Geology & Soil Mechanics Module and helping me with all hisexperiences and knowledge by being a brilliant teacher in this second semester. Stories, workingtricks and teaching rhythm always makes me more interested and knowledgeable about thismodule.Engineering Geology & Soil MechanicsPage1
BTEC HND in CivilEngineeringIntroductionAs Civil batch 05 students starts their second semester at ICBT campus.Engineering Geology & Soil Mechanics module became a really important, because it containsfirst few steps as a Civil Engineer should process during a construction.This assignment includes mainly about identifying rock types, classification ofcommon rock types, rock forming minerals and their susceptibility to weathering and the use ofrock and uncemented sediments for construction.Engineering Geology & Soil MechanicsPage2
BTEC HND in CivilEngineeringContentsAcknowledgement...........................................................................................................................1Introduction......................................................................................................................................2Task 1 (P 1.1, P1.2, P1.3, M2).........................................................................................................41.1................................................................................................................................................4Sedimentary rocks...................................................................................................................4Igneous rocks...........................................................................................................................7Metamorphic Rocks.................................................................................................................91.2 (P1.2)...................................................................................................................................12Slow Weathering and Atmospherically Stable Rock forming Minerals...................................12Quartz....................................................................................................................................12Atmospherically Unstable Rock forming Minerals...................................................................13Pyrite......................................................................................................................................13Olivine...................................................................................................................................13Amphibole.............................................................................................................................13Pyroxene................................................................................................................................14Rapid Weathering and Dissolve and Reprecipitate Rock forming Minerals.............................15Gypsum..................................................................................................................................15Calcite....................................................................................................................................151.3 (P1.3)...................................................................................................................................16Common use of rock for Construction..................................................................................16Reference.......................................................................................................................................18Engineering Geology & Soil MechanicsPage3
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