توزيع المنهج

المادة الدراسية: 

Course topics:
1.Introduction to Structural Geology

2.Primary structures in sedimentary rocks

3.Primary structures in igneous rocks

4.Nontectonic Structures

5.Mechanical behaviour of the rocks

6.Rheology and microscopic structures

7.Orogenic belts and Plate tectonics

8. Tectonic boundaries of the Arabian Plate

9. Secondary Structures (Ductile and Brittle)

10. Ductile structures (Folds) : Their mechanics, geometry and classification

11. Brittle structures (Faults) : Their mechanics, geometry and classification

12. Brittle structures (Joints - Fractures) : Their mechanics, description and classification

13. Brittle structures (Foliation - Lineation) : Their mechanics, description and classification

14. Interpretation of geological maps

15. How to measure structural elements in the fields