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borderland which separates the known from the unknown”

-P.C.Mahalanobis




volumes : illustrations (some color) ; 25 cm. Volume 1. Principles Content notes : 1. Introduction --
I. The mechanics of deforming solids: overview of section A:
2. Geometry: the concept of deformation --
3. Kinematics-deformation histories --
4. The balance laws: forces involved in deformation --
5. Energy flow - thermodynamics --
6. Constitutive relations --
7. Nonlinear dynamics --

II: Processes involved in the development of geological structures: overview of section B.
8. Brittle flow --
9. Visco-plastic flow --
10. Damage evolution --
11. Transport of heat --
12. Fluid flow --
13. Microstructural rearrangements --
14. Mineral reactions: equilibrium and non-equilibrium aspects --
15. Models for mineral phase nucleation and growth --
Epilogue --
Appendixes: A. Commonly used symbols --
B. Vectors, tensors and matrices --
C. Some useful mathematical concepts and relations --
References --
Index. Rock deformation. Rock mechanics.

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