12.113 Structural Geology

Class Info

Introduces mechanics of rock deformation. Discusses recognition, interpretation, and mechanics of faults, folds, structural features of igneous and metamorphic rocks, and superposed deformations. Introduces regional structural geology and tectonics. Laboratory includes techniques of structural analysis, recognition and interpretation of structures on geologic maps, and construction of interpretive cross sections.

This class has 12.001 as a prerequisite.

12.113 will be offered this semester (Fall 2019). It is instructed by .

This class counts for a total of 12 credits.

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