Lec # | TOPICS | KEY DATES |
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1 | Course Overview | |

2 | Tractions | |

3 | Stress Tensor | |

4 | Stress Tensor (cont.) | |

5 | Stress Tensor in Different Coordinate Systems | |

6 | Pore Fluid Pressure | |

7 | Newton’s Second Law | Problem set 1 due |

8 | Stress in the Earth | |

9 | Stress Rotation | |

10 | Sandbox Tectonics | |

11 | Sandbox Tectonics - Simple Theory | Problem set 2 due |

12 | Displacement Gradients | |

13 | Measurement of Displacement Gradient Tensor | |

14 | Finite Strain | |

15 | Elasticity | Problem set 3 due |

16 | Simple Example: Uniaxial Strain | |

17 | Special Cases | |

18 | Dislocation in Elastic Halfspace Model of the Earthquake Cycle | |

19 | Stress and Strain from a Screw Dislocation | Problem set 4 due |

20 | Plates | |

21 | Plates (cont.) | |

22 | Plates (cont.) | Problem set 5 due |

23 | Plates Summary and Fluids | |

24 | Fluids (cont.) | |

25 | Navier Stokes Equation | Problem set 6 due |

26 | Growth and Decay of Boundary Undulations | |

27 | Flow in Porous Media | |

28 | Time Dependent Porous Flow | Problem set 7 due |

## Calendar

## Course Info

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Spring
2006

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*notes*Lecture Notes

*assignment*Problem Sets