Geodynamics: Application Of Continuum Physics To Geological Problems
- Publish Date: 1982-05-05
- Binding: Hardcover
- Author: Donald L. Turcotte;Gerald Schubert
A comprehensive and quantitative study of the fundamental aspects of plate tectonics. Provides an introduction to heat flow, elasticity and flexure, fluid mechanics, faulting, gravity, and flow in porous media, with a wide range of geological applications. Contains detailed coverage of mantle convection and mantle rheology. Includes a wide variety of practical problems.