12.520 Geodynamics, Fall 2004
Author(s)Hager, Bradford H.
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This course deals with 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, crust, mantle, rheological descriptions, brittle deformation, elastic deformation, viscous deformation, viscoelastic deformation, plastic deformation, nonlinear fluids, stress, strain