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Tectonics

Tectonique

Responsible Faculty: Faculty of Geosciences and Environment (FGSE)

Teacher(s): Stefan Schmalholz
Lecturer(s): -

Validity: 2013 -> 2013

No timetable defined.

Practical work

Spring semester
36 hours per semester

Teaching language(s): French
Public: Yes
Credits: 0

Objective

- Understanding stress and strain
- Understanding the basics of faulting, yield strength envelops, rheology and folding
- Learning to use computers for tectonic and geodynamic applications.

Content

- Stress
- Strain
- Faulting
- Fault structures
- Rheology
- Yield strength envelopes
- Folding

Evaluation

Controle continu

Programme requirements

1st cycle in geology.

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