Course Catalog - 2019-2020

     

ESCI 613 - GEODYNAMICS

Long Title: INTRODUCTION TO THE HEAT AND MASS TRANSPORT PROCESSES OF PLANETARY INTERIORS
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: Introduction to the use of continuum mechanics to solve fundamental problems related to mass and energy transport problems arising in the study of solid Earth, planets and moons. Topics include; heat conduction, convective heat transfer, planetary thermal evolution, geological fluid dynamics, flow through porous media, rheology of planetary materials.