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Structural geology / Robert J. Twiss, Eldridge M. Moores

Main Author Twiss, Robert J. Coauthor Moores, Eldridge M. Country Estados Unidos. Publication New York : W.H. Freeman, cop. 1992 Description XII, 532 p. : il. ; 29 cm ISBN 0-7167-2252-6 CDU 551.243
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Monografia Biblioteca Geral da Universidade do Minho
BGUM 551.243 - T Available 122325

Licenciatura em Geologia Geologia Estrutural 1º semestre

Licenciatura em Biologia e Geologia Cartas e Estruturas Geológicas 2º semestre

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Enhanced descriptions from Syndetics:

For advanced undergraduate structural geology courses.

Table of contents provided by Syndetics

  • 1 Introduction
  • Part I Brittle Deformation
  • 2 Fractures and Joints
  • 3 Introduction to Faults
  • 4 Normal Faults
  • 5 Thrust Faults
  • 6 Strike Slip Faults
  • 7 Stress
  • 8 Mechanics of Fracturing and Faulting: Experiment and Theory
  • 9 Mechanics of Natural Fractures and Faults
  • Part II Ductile Deformation
  • 10 The Description of Folds
  • 11 Foliations and Lineations in Deformed Rocks
  • 12 Geometry of Homogeneous Strain
  • 13 Kinematic Analysis of Folds
  • 14 Analysis of Foliations and Lineations
  • 15 Observations of Strain in Deformed Rocks
  • Part III Rheology
  • 16 Macroscopic Aspects of Rock Deformation: Rheology and Experiment
  • 17 Microscopic Aspects of Ductile Deformation: Mechanisms and Fabrics
  • 18 Scale Models and Quantitative Models of Rock Deformation
  • Part IV Regional Associations of Structures
  • 19 Development of Structures at Active Plate Margins
  • 20 Anatomy and Tectonics of Orogenic Belts

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