Course Schedule - Spring Semester 2017

     

ESCI 324 001 (CRN: 20223)

EARTH'S INTERIOR

Long Title: EARTH'S INTERIOR
Department: *Earth Science*
Instructor: Levander, Alan R.
Meetings:
11:00AM - 11:50AM MWF KWG 128 (9-JAN-2017 - 21-APR-2017) 
2:30PM - 5:00PM T KWG 130 (9-JAN-2017 - 21-APR-2017) 
Session: Full Term
Grade Mode: Standard Letter
Course Type: Lecture/Laboratory
Language of Instruction: Taught in English
Distribution Group: Distribution Group III
Method of Instruction: Face to Face
Credit Hours: 4
Course Syllabus:
Course Materials: Rice Campus Store
 
Restrictions:
May not be enrolled in one of the following Level(s):
Graduate
Prerequisites: ESCI 301
Section Max Enrollment: 19
Section Enrolled: 5
Waitlisted: 0 (Max 99) 
Current members of the waitlist have priority for available seats.
Enrollment data as of: 28-NOV-2022 3:12AM
 
Additional Fees: None
 
Final Exam: Scheduled Final Exam-OTR Room
Final Exam Time:
26-APR-2017  
9:00AM - 12:00PM W KWG 128
 
Description: Introduction to the mechanics and deformation of Earth's crust and lithosphere, emphasizing rock strength and rheology, earthquakes and faulting, brittle and ductile deformation mechanism and processes , and an introduction to tectonic systems. Lab will develop skills for recognition, interpretation and analysis of deformation structures and processes on maps, cross-sections and seismograms. Prerequisites may be taken concurrently. Recommended Prerequisite(s): MATH 211 and (PHYS 101 or PHYS 111 or PHYS 125 or PHYS 141) and (PHYS 102 or PHYS 112 or PHYS 126 or PHYS 142) and MATH 212 - may be taken concurrently.