Continuum Physics of the Solid Earth

GEOL 1620 S01 [CRN: 26131]

Physics of the Earth with emphasis on fundamental physical principles and mathematical tools. Topics include application of: conductive and convective heat transfer to cooling of the Earth; potential theory to interpretation of gravity anomalies; solid mechanics to deformation of Earth's lithosphere; fluid mechanics to flow in the Earth's interior and in porous media. Recommended courses: GEOL 0220; APMA 0340; PHYS 0470 or ENGN 0510.
Spring 2018
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13:00 - 14:20 Tue, Thu - from Jan 24, 2018 to May 18, 2018
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