Edition: 2nd 2002 (Revised)
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Description: First published in 1982, Don Turcotte and Jerry Schuberts Geodynamics became a classic textbook for several generations of students of geophysics and geology. In this second edition, the authors bring this text completely up-to-date. Important additions include a chapter on chemical geodynamics, an updated coverage of comparative planetology based on recent planetary missions, and a variety of other new topics. Geodynamics provides the fundamentals necessary for an understanding of the workings of the solid earth, describing the mechanics of earthquakes, volcanic eruptions, and mountain building in the context of the role of mantle convection and plate tectonics. Observations such as the earths gravity field, surface heat flow, distribution of earthquakes, surface stresses and strains, and distribution of elements are discussed. This new edition will once again prove to be a classic textbook for intermediate to advanced undergraduates and graduate students in geology, geophysics, and earth science.
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All the information you need in one place! Each Study Brief is a summary of one specific subject; facts, figures, and explanations to help you learn faster.
List price: $96.00
Copyright year: 2002
Publisher: Cambridge University Press
Publication date: 3/25/2002
Size: 8.00" wide x 10.00" long x 1.00" tall
|Stress and strain in solids|
|Elasticity and flexure|
|Flow in porous media|
|Symbols and units|
|hysical constants and properties|
|Answers to selected problems|