P.T. Sawant: Head, Department of Geology, Walchand College, Solapur - 413 006, Maharashtra, India
All undergraduate and postgraduate students of science and engineering faculties will be benefited by this book. It is meant for all undergraduate and postgraduate students of civil engineering science faculty and geology irrespective of their specializations. This book is based mainly on a course of lectures prepared to cover the syllabus of engineering geology course in Universities all over the country. The book will be useful for Civil Engineering students of other universities also. The engineering geology portion of the book also covers the engineering geology included in the B.Sc, M. Sc and M. Tech courses in geology and the book will meet the requirements of students of geology as far as engineering geology is concerned like practicing engineers who need a simple introduction to the principles of geology which are important from the point of view of engineering will get them in this book."