Course Schedule - Spring Semester 2021

     

ESCI 454 901 (CRN: 23994)

EARTH AND PLANETARY INTERIORS

Long Title: EARTH AND PLANETARY INTERIORS
Department: Earth/Environmnt/Planetary Sci
Instructors:
Niu, Fenglin
Levander, Alan
Meeting: 11:00AM - 11:55AM MWF FULLY ONLINE (25-JAN-2021 - 30-APR-2021) 
Session: Full Term
Grade Mode: Standard Letter
Course Type: Lecture
Language of Instruction: Taught in English
Method of Instruction: Online
Credit Hours: 3
Course Syllabus:
Course Materials: Rice Campus Store
 
Restrictions:
Must be enrolled in one of the following Level(s):
Undergraduate Professional
Visiting Undergraduate
Undergraduate
Prerequisites: (ESCI 101 OR ESCI 107 OR ESCI 108 OR ESCI 110 OR ESCI 111 OR ESCI 115 OR ESCI 301) AND ESCI 323 AND MATH 211 AND (PHYS 101 OR PHYS 111 OR PHYS 102 OR PHYS 112)
Section Max Enrollment: 19
Section Enrolled: 0
Total Cross-list Max Enrollment: 19
Total Cross-list Enrolled: 4
Enrollment data as of: 24-FEB-2024 11:12AM
 
Additional Fees: None
 
Final Exam: Scheduled Final Exam-OTR Room
 
Description: Formation and differentiation of Earth and Planetary systems. Structural seismology and the composition of the Earth and our solar system’s planetary interiors. Earth's gravity, geoid, density, and moment of inertia. Heat flow and Earth energetics. Earth's core and magnetic field. Mantle convection and plate tectonics. Oceanic and continental lithosphere. Cross-list: CEVE 453, ESCI 654. Recommended Prerequisite(s): MATH 212 Mutually Exclusive: Cannot register for ESCI 454 if student has credit for ESCI 654.