Course Catalog - 2018-2019

     

ESCI 635 - MECHANICS-SEDIMENT TRANSPORT

Long Title: MECHANICS OF SEDIMENT TRANSPORT
Department: Earth/Environmnt/Planetary Sci
Grade Mode: Standard Letter
Course Type: Lecture
Credit Hours: 3
Restrictions:
Must be enrolled in one of the following Level(s):
Graduate
Description: Evaluation of sedimentary transport dynamics: physical interaction between fluid flow and sediment mobility, from grain to bedform scale; exploration of environments including rivers, estuaries, deltas, coastlines, and deserts. Examination of sediment transport for geology, environmental, and engineering applications; formation of diagnostic sedimentary features recognized in the stratigraphic record. Instructor Permission Required.Graduate/Undergraduate Equivalency: ESCI 435. Mutually Exclusive: Cannot register for ESCI 635 if student has credit for ESCI 435.