Course Schedule - Fall Semester 2021


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EEPS 458 001 (CRN: 14257)


Department: Earth/Environmnt/Planetary Sci
Instructor: Ajo-Franklin, Jonathan
Meeting: 2:30PM - 3:45PM TR (23-AUG-2021 - 3-DEC-2021) 
Part of Term: Full Term
Grade Mode: Standard Letter
Course Type: Lecture
Language of Instruction: Taught in English
Method of Instruction: Face to Face
Credit Hours: 3
Course Syllabus:
Course Materials: Rice Campus Store
Must be enrolled in one of the following Level(s):
Undergraduate Professional
Visiting Undergraduate
Prerequisites: (MATH 101 OR MATH 102) AND (PHYS 101 OR PHYS 102 OR PHYS 111) AND CAAM 210
Section Max Enrollment: 65
Section Enrolled: 0
Total Cross-list Max Enrollment: 130
Total Cross-list Enrolled: 2
Enrollment data as of: 24-JUN-2024 1:24AM
Additional Fees: None
Final Exam: No Final Exam
Description: Rock physics, the study of the impact of rock microstructure, mineralogy, fluids, stress state, and diagenetic features on wave propagation in porous media. Understanding the use of such relationships for quantitative analysis of seismic datasets. Applications to geologic carbon storage, permafrost characterization, geothermal systems, and hydrogeology. Cross-list: EEPS 658. Recommended Prerequisite(s): Knowledge of applied geophysics, seismology, continuum mechanics, differential equations, and petrology will expand the value of the material. Mutually Exclusive: Cannot register for EEPS 458 if student has credit for EEPS 658.