12.113 | Fall 2005 | Undergraduate

Structural Geology

Lecture Notes

CHAPTER # TOPICS LECTURE NOTES

1

Continuum Mechanics and Rheology

Stress and Strain

Strain: Part One

Progressive Deformation

Rheology Part One: Ideal Material Behaviors

Rheology Part Two: Experimental Rock Deformation, Stress-Strain Curves

(PDF - 1.3 MB)

2

Faults

Brittle Material Behavior

Faults - General

Normal Faults and Extensional Tectonics

Thrust Tectonics

Strike-slip Faults

(PDF 1 - 5.2 MB)

(PDF 2 - 7.0 MB)

(PDF 3)

(PDF 4)

3

Ductile Deformation, Folds, and Fabrics

Folds

Fabrics and Deformation Mechanisms

(PDF)

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