Medicon Engineering Themes (ISSN: 2834-7218)


Volume 3 Issue 2

Engineering Geology: History, Practice, Modern Tasks

Viacheslav Yu Iegupov*

Published: August 02, 2022

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Engineering geology (Ukrainian: Engineering Geology; German: Ingenieurgeologie; French: Geologie technique, geotechnique; Italian: Geotecnica) is included in the complex of geological sciences. According to the “Mountain Encyclopedia”, this is a science about the structure, properties and dynamics of the geological environment, its rational use and protection during engineering and economic activities. The main tasks of engineering geology: study of the current state and patterns of formation of engineering and geological conditions, predicting their changes in the process of construction and economic activity; engineering and geological substantiation of protective measures ensuring the rational development of the territory, mineral resources and environmental protection.