A variety of courses are offered to sustain the research requirements and job demands. These courses include Field Geology, Engineering Geology, Environmental Geology, Structural Geology, Petroleum Geology, Groundwater Hydrology, Engineering Geophysics, Remote Sensing and Aerial Photo, Soil and Rock Mechanics, Well Hydraulics, Groundwater Contamination, Solute Transport Phenomena, Hydrogeological Parameter Estimation, Geochemistry, Earthquake Hazard Mitigation, Slope Engineering, Mathematics of Applied Geology, Numerical Simulation, and Geographical Information System, and others depending on research need and student suggestions.
||Geology and Mechanics
||Introduction of geology and mechanics including lecture and laboratory studies of geologic material, geologic process and their mechanism.
||Fundamentals of Mathematics and Computer
||Fundamental theories of mathematics and statistics in the field of applied geology, FOTRAN programming and numerical methods.
||Mathematics in Applied Geology
||Review on mathematics in applied geology, first and second-order ordinary differential equations, fundamentals of vectors, matrices, determinants, and eigenvalue problems, Laplace transforms, Fourier series, and partial differential equations.
||Statistics in Geology
||Review of basic statistics, time series analysis in earth sciences, kriging and isopleth, trend surface analysis, spatial data analysis, multivariate analysis.
||Landslide investigation, analysis and monitoring.
||Advanced Physical Geology
||Principles and application of geologic phenomena.
||Principles and application of environmental geochemistry.
||Geological Remote Sensing
||Field mapping, large-scaled geologic mapping by remote sensing, case studies of filed geology.
||Planning, designing and operation of underground tunnels, including site selection, geologic investigation, protection design, fault handling, operation and monitoring of tunnels, as well as contract and security concerns.
||Earthquake faulting mechanism, tectonic geomorphology, paleoseismology, seismic hazard assessment, theory and practice.
||Geologic investigation by using principles of chemistry, including chemical balance, acid and base reactions, carbonate chemistry, weathering, colloids and clay, free energy, oxidation-reduction reaction, phase rule, radioactive and stable isotope chemistry.
||Geochemistry of Energy Resources
||Studies of various energy resources including coal geochemistry, petroleum geochemistry and non-fossil fuel.
||Advanced Environmental Geology
||The inter-relationship between human activities and geologic environments, including geologic hazards, pollution, waste management, energy and resource exploration, environmental impact assessment.
||Groundwater Contamination and Transport
||Solute transport in groundwater, advection and dispersion models, influence of heterogeneity. Immiscible fluids characteristics, capillary effects, different phases of NAPLs.
||Special Topics Research
||Study of research problems under guidance of research advisors.
||Lectures by invited scholars or experts in various disciplines related to applied geology.
||Numerical Modeling in Applied Geology
||Numerical methods for solving systems of algebraic equation, numerical integration, numerical methods for Laplace inversion, finite difference methods, and FORTRAN programming.
||Geological Data Processing
||Quantitative geomorphologic analysis, DEM data processing and application, remote sensed data processing and application, orientation data and joint analysis, GIS and spatial data processing and application.
||Seminar of Environmental Geochemistry
||Literature study and presentation on the field of environmental geochemistry.
||Seminar of Engineering Geology IV
||Literature study and discussion in engineering geology .
||Seminar of Porous Media
||Special topics of flow and transport in porous media.
||Seminar of Ground Water
||Study of current advancement in groundwater problems.
||Seminar of Geotechnical Engineering
||Seminar of geotechnical engineering.
||Slopeland Engineering Geology
||Characteristics of slope environment, exploration and protection of slopeland.
||Advanced Engineering Geology I
||Introduction to engineering geology, Fundamentals in engineering geology, Site investigation, Geological data processing, Methodology of engineering geological assessment, Engineering geological maps, Joint system and structural analysis, Rockmass classification and rockmass mechanics, Slope stability, Regional slope stability evaluation, Stress state in the earth crust, Active fault investigation and earthquake assessment.
||Adaptive Engineering Geology Ⅱ
||Hill-side engineering geology, Tunnelling engineering geology, Reservoir engineering geology, Engineering geology for radioactive waste disposal site.
||Experimental Mechanics of Geo-Material
||Laboratory tests for soils and rocks (mechanical behaviors and index properties).
||Analysis of variogram and covariogram, trend analysis, multiple regression, ordinary kriging, universal kriging, cokriging, kriging with varying local means.
||Stress, strain and constitutive law; strength and deformability of rocks; in-situ stress measurement; rock mass classification.
||Stochastic Subsurface Hydrology I
||Fundamental statistics and exploratory data analysis, spatial data analysis and variogram fitting, regressions and geostatistical interpolations, geostatistical simulations, and concept of stochastic modeling.
||Seminar of Numerical Groundwater Models
||Special topics of numerical groundwater modeling.
||Stochastic Subsurface Hydrology II
||Review of flow and transport in subsurface, review of geostatistical interpolations and simulations, fundamentals of stochastic modeling, Monte Carlo simulations for flow and transport in subsurface, correlation and uncertainty analyses of aquifer properties, concept of perturbation methods for estimating correlation and uncertainty, applications of stochastic concept to predict groundwater flow and transport cross scales.
||Advanced Field Geology I
||Geological investigation and field mapping.
||Groundwater movement in different hydrogeological environments, types of aquifers and hydrogeological parameters, heterogeneity and anisotropy, 1-D steady state flow analysis, linear superposition principle, 1-D transient flow analysis, Theis solution and its applications.
||Aquifer Parameter Estimation
||Hydrogeological parameters and their influence on groundwater flow, slug test and pumping test techniques, implementation and data analysis methods, case study.
||Applied Groundwater Modeling
||Review of fundamental theories for groundwater flow and transport, review of numerical models for groundwater flow and contaminant transport, development of conceptual models, analyses of numerical and measured parameters, influence of the prescribed initial and boundary conditions, and case study.
||Special Topics on Geological Hazard
||Paper review for geological hazard (earthquake, landslide, landslide-dam, surface subsidence).
||Special Topics on Rock Mechanics
||Paper review for rock mechanics (elastic-plastic -viscosity behavior).
||Numerical Solutions of Partial Differential
||Advanced numerical methods for solving single and coupled partial differential equations, including the basic theory, numerical procedures, error analyses, and its applications.