Course Catalog - 2021-2022

     

EEPS 467 - GEOMECHANICS

Long Title: GEOMECHANICS
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: An examination of deformation and failure processes within the Earth's shallow crust, with a focus on rock and sediment mechanics, and associated fluid processes. Emphasis will be on geologic applications, including sediment consolidation, slope stability, fault mechanics, and earthquake nucleation and rupture. Graduate/Undergraduate Equivalency: EEPS 667.