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Fall 2010-2011
GEO 558   P/D/F Only

Seismology Seminar - Quantitative Seismology

Jeroen Tromp

Geometrical description of continuum mechanics. Motion; spatial or Eulerian versus convected or Lagrangrian coordinates; metric, deformation rate, vorticity; strain; spin; stress; conservation laws. Tools from differential geometry include vectors, one-forms and general tensors; covariant, material, exterior and Lie derivatives; differential forms and integration.


Sample reading list:
See instructor for complete list

Other Requirements:
Not Open to Freshmen.

Schedule/Classroom assignment:

Class numberSectionTimeDaysRoomEnrollmentStatus
27959 S01 2:00 pm - 3:30 pm T Th   Guyot Hall   220   Enrolled:2 Limit:20