Course Catalog - 2021-2022

     

EEPS 464 - GEODYNAMICS

Long Title: INTRODUCTION TO THE HEAT AND MASS TRANSPORT PROCESSES OF PLANETARY INTERIORS
Department: Earth/Environmnt/Planetary Sci
Grade Mode: Standard Letter
Language of Instruction: Taught in English
Course Type: Lecture
Credit Hours: 3
Restrictions:
Must be enrolled in one of the following Level(s):
Undergraduate Professional
Visiting Undergraduate
Undergraduate
Description: Introduction to the use of continuum mechanics to solve fundamental problems related to mass and energy transport problems arising in the study of the 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. Graduate/Undergraduate Equivalency: EEPS 664.