Mechanical Principles and Properties of Rocks: What is Rock Mechanics? • Basics of Rock Mechanics • Properties of Rock Materials • Factors Controlling Rock • Theory of Rock Failure • Concept of Stress and Strain • Two-dimensional Strain and Stress Analyses • Strain Ellipses and Ellipsoids • Strain Markers in Naturally Deformed Rocks
Plate Tectonics: Key Principles • Mid Oceanic Ridge Spreading and Convection • Past Plate Motions • Dynamic Evolution of Continental and Oceanic Crust • Tectonics of Precambrian Orgenic Belts of India Geometric and Genetic Classification of Faults: Geometric Classification of Faults • Faults and Plate Tectonics • Outcrop • Genetic Classification of Joints • Foliation • Lineation • Concept of Rock Deformation • Folds and Topography • Effects of Environmental and Material Factors on Strength • Effects of Planar Anisotropy • Principles of Rock Deformation • Methods of Analysis of Simple Tectonic Structures • Tectonics, Structures and FT Thermochronology • Plane, Fabric, Fold and Deformation Conventions • Stereographic Projection of Rock Deformation
Fractures and Joints: Fractures • Types of Natural Rock Fractures • Origin of Fractures • Origins of Joints • Strike-slip Faults • Normal Faults • Overthrust • Nappe Fault
Geological Significance: Geological Context and Interpretative Models • Methodology of Significance Assessment • Unconformities: Gaps in the Record • Hutton’s Unconformities and their Historical Significance • Siccar Point, Cockburnspath • Newton Point, Arran • Recognition of Unconformities Concept of Petrofabrics and Symmetry: Fabric • Universal Stage in Petrofabrics • Principles of Universal Stage Measurement • Utility of the Universal Stage, Past and Present • Equipment for the Universal Stage • Significance and Limitation of Pi and Beta Diagram...
AUTOR: Demarcus Collins
EDITORA: Auris Reference
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