Metamorphic Petrology & Thermodynamics

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Week 1:W1- Weekly Introduction, W1D1-Geology and it’s perspective, W1D2-Career in geology, W1D3-Silicate mineral classification, W1D4- Metamorphic petrology an Overview, W1D5-Assignments, W1D6-Weekly tests.Week-2:
W2-Weekly Introduction, W2D1-Definition of metamorphism, W2D2-Limits of metamorphism, W2D3-Factor controlling metamorphism, W2D4-Assignment, W2D5-Assignment, W2D6-Weekly test.Week-3:
W3-Introduction, W3D1-Types of metamorphism, W3D2–Zone of Metamorphism, W3D3–Grade of metamorphism, W3D4-Assignment, discussion and forum activities, W3D5-Assignment, discussion and forum activities and finally W3D6-Week test.Week-4:
W4-Introduction, W4D1–Concept of metamorphic facies, W4D2–Type of metamorphic facies, W4D3–Metamorphic facies series, W4D4-Plate tectonic and metamorphic facies series, W4D5-Assignment, discussion and forum activities, and finally W4D6-Weekly test.Week-5:
W5-Weekly Introduction, W5D1-Phase Rules, W5D2-Gibbs phase Rule, W5D3-Goldschmidt’s Mineralogical Phase Rule, W5D4-Phase diagram for metamorphic mineral assemblages, ACF diagrams. W5D5-Assignment, discussion and forum activities W5D6-Weekly test.Week-6:
W6-weekly Introduction, W6D1–AKF diagram, W6D2–AFM Projection, W6D3–A’F’M’ diagram, W6D4–CaO-MgO-SiO2 & Al2O3-MgO-SiO2 diagrams, W6D5-Assignment, discussion and forum activities W6D6-Weekly test.Week-7:
W7-Weekly Introduction, W7D1–Parent composition of metamorphic rocks, W7D2–Metamorphic Rocks & Their nomenclature, W7D3–Metamorphic reactions, W7D4–Schreinemakers Rules, W7D5-Assignment, discussion and forum activities W7D6-Weekly test.Week-8:
W8-Weekly Introduction, W8D1-Facies of low pressure: Albite Epidote Hornfels Facies; W8D2-Hornblende - Hornfels Facies; W8D3-Pyroxene – Hornfels Facies, W8D4-Assignment and Interaction/Forum activity; W8D5-Assignment and Interaction/Forum activity, along with every day quiz, assignment, and finally W8D6-Weekly test.Week-9:
W9-Weekly Introduction, W9D1-Sanidinite Facies; W9D2-Zeolite Facies; W9D3-Green Schist Facies, W9D4-Assignment and Interaction/Forum activity; W9D5-Assignment and Interaction/Forum activity, along with every day quiz, assignment, and finally W9D6-Weekly test.Week-10:
W10-Weekly Introduction, W10D1-Amphibolite Facies; W10D2-Granulite Facies; W10D3-de Waard classification for granulite, W10D4-Assignment and Interaction/Forum activity; W10D5-Assignment and Interaction/Forum activity, along with every day quiz, assignment, and finally W10D6-Weekly test.Week-11:
W11-Weekly Introduction, W11D1- Origin of Granulite/Charnockite; W11D2-Blue Schist Facies; W11D3-Eclogite Facies, W11D4-Assignment and Interaction/Forum activity; W11D5-Assignment and Interaction/Forum activity, along with every day quiz, assignment, and finally - W11D6-Weekly test.
Week-12:
W12-Weekly Introduction, W12D1-Regional Metamorphism of Pelitic Rocks; W12D2- Regional Metamorphism of mafic or Basic Rocks; W12D3- Regional Metamorphism of Calcareous Rocks, W12D4- Regional Metamorphism of Ultramafic Rocks; W12D5-Assignment and Interaction/Forum activity, along with every day quiz, assignment, and finally W12D6-Weekly test.
Week-13:
W13-Weekly Introduction, W13D1-Thermal Metamorphism of calcareous Rocks; W13D2- Thermal Metamorphism of Pelitic hornfels; W13D3- Thermal Metamorphism of basic/mafic Rocks, W13D4-Thermal Metamorphism of Ultramafic Rocks; W13D5-Assignment and Interaction/Forum activity, along with every day quiz, assignment, and finally W13D6-Weekly test.
Week-14:
W14-Weekly Introduction, W14D1-Migmatite; W14D2-Crustal melting; W14D3-Metasomatism, W14D4-metamorphic Differentiation; W14D5-Assignment and Interaction/Forum activity, along with every day quiz, assignment, and finally W14D6-Weekly test.
Week-15:
W15-Weekly Introduction, W15D1-Structure of Metamorphic Rocks; W15D2-Texture of Metamorphic Rocks; W15D3-Time relation between Deformation and Metamorphism, W15D4-Assignment; W15D5-Assignment and Interaction/Forum activity, along with every day quiz, assignment, and finally W15D6-Weekly test.
Week-16:
W16-Weekly Introduction, W16D1-Paired Metamorphic Belt; W16D2-P-T Path; W16D3-Case Study of P-T Path, W16D4-UHP & UHT Metamorphism; W16D5-Assignment and Interaction/Forum activity, along with every day quiz, assignment, and finally W16D6-Weekly test.
Week-17:
W17-Weekly Introduction, W17D1-Thermodynamics Application to Metamorphic Petrology; W17D2- Enthalpy of Pure Substances in Standard State;W17D3- Application of Gibbs-Helmholts Equcation, W17D4- Activity-Composition Relations;W17D5-Assignment and Interaction/Forum activity, along with every day quiz, assignment, and finally W17D6-Weekly test.

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