Lecture 19

Lecture 19

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Unformatted text preview: Different Kinds of Stress Confining Confining pressure pressure Differential Differential stress stress Fluid pressure Fluid counteracts stress stress 08.02.a Professor Laurent Montesi Geology Univ of Maryland Geodynamics Lab Yes, we also study crustal deformation here! Strength of Rock Small Small stress stress Increase Increase stress stress Too much Too stress = failure failure Strength of continental Strength crust crust 08.02.b Observe three kinds of stress and resulting structures Compression Tension Shear Shallow levels: rocks fracture Deeper levels: rocks flow 08.02.c Types o...
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This note was uploaded on 01/24/2011 for the course GEOL 100 taught by Professor Martin during the Fall '08 term at Maryland.

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