12.520 Geodynamics, Fall 2002
Author(s)Hager, Bradford H.
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Mechanics of deformation of the crust and mantle, with emphasis on the importance of different rheological descriptions: brittle, elastic, linear and nonlinear fluids, and viscoelastic.
Geodynamics, mechanics of deformation, crust, mantle, rheological descriptions, nonlinear fluids, surface tractions, tectonic stress, quantity expression, stress variations, sandbox tectonics, displacement gradients, strains, rotations, finite strain, motivation, dislocation, plates, topography, rock rheology, accretionary wedge, linear fluids, elastic models, newtonian fluids, stream function, Rayleigh-Taylor instability, diapirism, diapirs, plumes, corner flow, power law creep, viscoelasticity, porous media, Elsasser model, time dependent porous flow, Geodynamics