Geology: Metamorphic Petrology and Thermodynamics
Get an advanced learning opportunity in the field of Geology by pursuing Geology - Paper- Metamorphic Petrology and Thermodynamics certification by Swayam.
Medium of instructions English
Mode of learning Self study
Mode of Delivery Video and Text Based
The course stands as basic in the understanding of petrology as a subject. The course provides a platform for the postgraduate student to dive deep and explore the unknown world of geology. It stands out in providing a better understanding of “earth's origin and evolution”. The Geology: Paper- Metamorphic Petrology and Thermodynamics programme by Swayam provides the students with a rudimentary understanding of metamorphic reactions, Laws of thermodynamics, Gibbs free energy, entropy, and others.
The Geology: Paper-Metamorphic Petrology and Thermodynamics course give a detailed description- of the concept of classification of metamorphic facies, facies- series and grade. Candidates are introduced to the theory of plate tectonics, nature of metamorphic reactions, and mineralogical phase. Geology: Paper- Metamorphic Petrology and Thermodynamics syllabus gives emphasis on petrology which covers the course study of Geology and its perspective.
On completion of Geology: Paper- Metamorphic Petrology and Thermodynamics course one’s career perspective in geology will increase. The course will help in skill-building of the candidates in the domain of geology with special mention on petrology and thermodynamics.
Will provide an advanced introduction to petrology
A strong foundation for post-graduate students in metallurgy.
100% online programme
Certification from Swayam
- Case studies
- Video learning
Course and certificate fees
The course is completely free of cost.
Geology: Paper- Metamorphic Petrology and Thermodynamics course Fees Details
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Who it is for
Job seekers looking for better employment in the field of geology.
Post-graduates who are looking for further studies in metallurgy and petrology.
Candidates looking for study in the field of the metamorphosis of rock study earth's evolution and origin.
Certification Qualification Details
For the candidate to successfully qualify for the Geology: Paper- Metamorphic Petrology and Thermodynamics course he/she is required to pass in a paper of 100 marks. Upon completion of a 16-week course. The exam will be held in two segments. In the 1st place, two midterms of 20 marks each (total 40 marks) will be held. The rest 60 marks will be allotted for external examination.
What you will learn
Candidates will be able to learn different concepts like- metamorphism, schreinemakers rule, geothermobarometry, and others.
Students upon completion of Geology: Paper- Metamorphic Petrology and Thermodynamics will have a better grasp over understanding the process and principles involved during the origin and evolution of earth’s metamorphic rocks.
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Factor controlling metamorphism
Definition of metamorphism
Limits of metamorphism
Plate tectonic and metamorphic facies series
Assignment, discussion and forum activities
Concept of metamorphic facies
Type of metamorphic facies
Metamorphic facies series
Zone of metamorphism
Grade of metamorphism
Types of metamorphism
Career in geology
Silicate mineral classification
Geology and it’s perspective
Metamorphic petrology an overview
Goldschmidt’s mineralogical phase rule
Phase diagram for metamorphic mineral assemblages
Gibbs phase rule
Metamorphic Rocks & Their nomenclature
Parent composition of metamorphic rocks
CaO-MgO-SiO2 & Al2O3-MgO-SiO2 diagrams
Assignment and Interaction
Pyroxene – hornfels facies
Facies of low pressure: albite epidote hornfels facies
Hornblende - hornfels facies
Assignment and interaction
De waard classification for granulite facies
Assignment and Interaction/forum activity
Regional metamorphism of calcareous rocks
Regional metamorphism of ultramafic rocks
Regional metamorphism of pelitic rocks
Regional metamorphism of basic rocks
Assignment and Interaction/Forum activity
Migmatite -2/ Granite melt
Origin of charnockite/granulite
Thermal metamorphism of pelitic rocks
Thermal metamorphism of basic rocks
Thermal metamorphism of calcareous rocks
Thermal metamorphism of ultramafic rocks
Relation, along with quiz and assignment
Thermodynamics and application to metamorphic petrology, along with quiz and assignment
Application of gibbs-helmholtz equation; along with quiz and assignment
Enthalpy of pure substances in the standard state, along with quiz and assignment
Texture of metamorphic rocks
Assignment and interaction/forum activity
Structure of metamorphic rocks
Time relation between deformation and metamorphism, along with assignment and quiz
P-T Path, along with quiz and assignment
Case Study of p-t path, along with quiz and assignment
Paired metamorphic belt; along with quiz and assignment
UHP & UHT metamorphism, quiz and assignment
The students are required to appear in a 100 marks paper which will be held in two halves. There will be two internal assessments each consisting of 20 marks each (total 40 marks). There will be a 60 mark allocation specifically for an external proctored mode of exam.
How it helps
Geology: Paper- Metamorphic Petrology and Thermodynamics by Swayam is structured to provide candidates ample knowledge in the field of petrology and earth's evolution. The course deals in detail with the metamorphosis of the rock. Upon completion of the course, candidates will have better job opportunities in the field of geology.
The course is free of cost making it more approachable to candidates across a varied background. The entire mode of teaching in Geology: Paper- Metamorphic Petrology and Thermodynamics by Swayam is online. Students will be provided with study materials. Across the 16-week course duration videos, text, quizzes, mock tests will be provided to the students for better understanding.
Yes, the course by Swayam in Geology: Paper- Metamorphic Petrology and Thermodynamics is absolutely free of cost.
After completion of the course in Swayam in Geology: Paper- Metamorphic Petrology and Thermodynamics, your career prospect in geology will increase.
The course will be held for a duration of 16 weeks.
Yes, students in the course of Geology: Paper- Metamorphic Petrology and Thermodynamics by Swayam will be provided with free mock test provisions.
Yes, the course at Swayam on Geology: Paper- Metamorphic Petrology and Thermodynamics is in the format of e-learning.
Upon successfully registering at Geology: Paper Metamorphic Petrology and Thermodynamic course at Swayam the student will gain access to the course.
The date and schedule of the exam will be provided to the registered students in due course
The course type at Swayam in Geology: Paper- Metamorphic Petrology and Thermodynamics is “core”.
The course syllabus of Geology: Paper- Metamorphic Petrology and Thermodynamics is as per the syllabus of UGC and is based on CBCS.
Yes, during the course of Geology: Paper- Metamorphic Petrology and Thermodynamics you have to study in detail about Thermodynamics and its application related to geology.