Engineering - Course - Physical Geology

  • Course Code: GEOL201
  • Credits: 3
  • Hours Distribution: (3Crs.:2Lec,2Lab)
  • Course Type: Petroleum Engineering Core Courses (PECC)

Course Description

An introduction to the composition and structure of the earth from the atomic scale of minerals to the global scale of plate tectonics. Topics include the composition of minerals and rock, volcanism, earth structures, earthquakes, erosion and surface processes, geologic time, geologic hazards, and plate tectonics. In this course, attention will focus on the rocks, landscapes, surface erosional and depositional features, the agents that form them and scenic areas of Lebanon and Levantine region.