651-0032-00L  Geology and Petrography

SemesterAutumn Semester 2021
LecturersK. Rauchenstein, M. O. Saar
Periodicityyearly recurring course
Language of instructionGerman



Courses

NumberTitleHoursLecturers
651-0032-00 VGeologie und Petrographie2 hrs
Fri10-12HPH G 2 »
M. O. Saar, K. Rauchenstein
651-0032-00 UGeologie und Petrographie
Groups are selected in myStudies.
In Gruppen
1 hrs
Fri/2w12-14HIL B 18.2 »
12-14HIL B 18.2 »
12-14HIL B 21 »
12-14HIL B 21 »
12-14HIL D 10.2 »
12-14HIL D 10.2 »
12-14HIL D 53 »
12-14HIL D 53 »
12-14HIL E 10.1 »
12-14HIL E 10.1 »
12-14HIL E 5 »
12-14HIL E 5 »
14-16HIL B 18.2 »
14-16HIL B 18.2 »
14-16HIL B 21 »
14-16HIL B 21 »
14-16HIL D 10.2 »
14-16HIL D 10.2 »
14-16HIL D 53 »
14-16HIL D 53 »
14-16HIL E 10.1 »
14-16HIL E 10.1 »
14-16HIL E 5 »
14-16HIL E 5 »
K. Rauchenstein

Catalogue data

AbstractThis course gives an overview of the basic concepts of geology and petrography and shows some links to the application of these concepts. The course consists of weekly lectures and bi-weekly exercises in groups.
ObjectiveThis course gives an overview of the basic concepts of geology and petrography and shows some links to the application of these concepts.
ContentGeologie der Erde, Mineralien - Baustoffe der Gesteine, Gesteine und ihr Kreislauf, Magmatische Gesteine, Vulkane und ihre Gesteine, Verwitterung und Erosion, Sedimentgesteine, Metamorphe Gesteine, Historische Geologie, Strukturgeologie und Gesteinsverformung, Bergstürze und Rutschungen, Grundwasser, Flüsse, Wind und Gletscher, Prozesse im Erdinnern, Erdbeben und Rohstoffe. Kurze Einführung in die Geologie der Schweiz.

Übungen zum Gesteinsbestimmen und Lesen von geologischen, tektonischen und geotechnischen Karten, einfache Konstruktionen.
Lecture notesWeekly handouts of PPT slides via MyStudies
LiteratureThe course is based on Press & Siever book Dynamic Earth by Grotzinger et al., available to ETH students via https://link.springer.com/book/10.1007/978-3-662-48342-8

Performance assessment

Performance assessment information (valid until the course unit is held again)
Performance assessment as a semester course
In examination block forBachelor's Degree Programme in Civil Engineering 2014; Version 01.08.2016 (Examination Block)
Bachelor's Degree Programme in Environmental Engineering 2010; Version 07.03.2018 (Examination Block)
Bachelor's Degree Programme in Geomatic Engineering and Planning 2010; Version 27.02.2018 (Examination Block)
ECTS credits4 credits
ExaminersK. Rauchenstein, M. O. Saar
Typesession examination
Language of examinationGerman
RepetitionThe performance assessment is offered every session. Repetition possible without re-enrolling for the course unit.
Mode of examinationwritten 90 minutes
Written aidsKeine.
If the course unit is part of an examination block, the credits are allocated for the successful completion of the whole block.
This information can be updated until the beginning of the semester; information on the examination timetable is binding.

Learning materials

No public learning materials available.
Only public learning materials are listed.

Groups

651-0032-00 UGeologie und Petrographie
Registration for groups in myStudies is possible until 24.09.2021.
GroupsG-01
Fri/2w12-14HIL B 18.2 »
G-02
Fri/2w14-16HIL B 18.2 »
G-03
Fri/2w12-14HIL B 18.2 »
G-04
Fri/2w14-16HIL B 18.2 »
G-05
Fri/2w12-14HIL B 21 »
G-06
Fri/2w14-16HIL B 21 »
G-07
Fri/2w12-14HIL B 21 »
G-08
Fri/2w14-16HIL B 21 »
G-09
Fri/2w12-14HIL D 10.2 »
G-10
Fri/2w14-16HIL D 10.2 »
G-11
Fri/2w12-14HIL D 10.2 »
G-12
Fri/2w14-16HIL D 10.2 »
G-13
Fri/2w12-14HIL D 53 »
G-14
Fri/2w14-16HIL D 53 »
G-15
Fri/2w12-14HIL D 53 »
G-16
Fri/2w14-16HIL D 53 »
G-17
Fri/2w12-14HIL E 10.1 »
G-18
Fri/2w14-16HIL E 10.1 »
G-19
Fri/2w12-14HIL E 10.1 »
G-20
Fri/2w14-16HIL E 10.1 »
G-21
Fri/2w12-14HIL E 5 »
G-22
Fri/2w14-16HIL E 5 »
G-23
Fri/2w12-14HIL E 5 »
G-24
Fri/2w14-16HIL E 5 »

Restrictions

GroupsRestrictions are listed under Groups

Offered in

ProgrammeSectionType
Civil Engineering BachelorFirst Year ExaminationsOInformation
Environmental Engineering BachelorFirst Year Examinations (1. Sem.)OInformation
Environmental Sciences BachelorSoil SciencesWInformation