12.520 Geodynamics


Class Info

Mechanics of deformation of the crust and mantle, with emphasis on the importance of different rheological descriptions: brittle, elastic, linear and nonlinear fluids, and viscoelastic.

This class has 12.005, 18.075, and 18.085 as prerequisites.

12.520 will not be offered this semester. It will be available in the Spring semester, and will be instructed by B. H. Hager.

Lecture occurs 10:00 AM to 11:00 AM on Mondays, Wednesdays and Fridays in 54-824.

This class counts for a total of 12 credits.

You can find more information on MIT OpenCourseWare at the Geodynamics site or on the 12.520 Stellar site.

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