GG303 Lecture 14
10/8/08
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HOMOGENEOUS FINITE STRAIN: DISPLACEMENT & DEFORMATION GRADIENTS I Main Topics A Position, displacement, and differences in position of two points B Chain rule for a function of two variables C Homogenous deformation D Examples P

GG303 Lecture 23
9/4/01
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DISLOCATIONS I Main Topics A Dislocations and other defects in solids B Significance of dislocations C Planar dislocations D Displacement and stress fields for a screw dislocation (mode III)
I I Dislocations and other defects in

GG303 Lecture 2 2
9/4/01
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STRESSES AROUND A HOLE (II) I Main Topics A General Solution for a plane strain case B Boundary conditions and specific solution C Significance of solution II General Solution for a plane strain case Here is the governing equati

GG303 Lecture 18
9/4/01
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TENSOR TRANSFORMATION OF STRESSES Transformation of stresses between planes of arbitrary orientation In the 2-D example of lecture 16, the normal and shear stresses (tractions) were found on one arbitrarily oriented plane in the

GG303 Lecture 13
9/24/08
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BASIC CONCEPTS OF KINEMATICS AND DEFORMATION I Main Topics (see chapters 14 and 18 of Means, 1976) A Fundamental principles of continuum mechanics B Position vectors and coordinate transformation equations C Displacement vectors

GG303 Lecture 12
9/4/01
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KINEMATICS (1) I Main Topics A Definition and use B Relative ages C Displacements vs. relative displacements
I I Definition and use A The study of the position of bodies through time without regard to the forces causing motion B

GG303 Lecture 10
3/20/02
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ROTATIONS (I) I Main Topics A Uses of rotation in geology (and engineering) I B Concepts behind rotation I I Uses of rotation in geology (and engineering) I A Plate tectonics B Evaluating stresses and strains C Return tilted bed

GG303 Lecture 8
9/4/01
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SPHERICAL PROJECTIONS (I) Schedule Updates and Reminders: I Bring tracing paper &needles for Lab 5
Main Topics A What is a spherical projection? B Spherical projection of a line C Spherical projection of a plane II What is a spher

GG303 Lecture 25
8/19/05
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FIELD EXAMPLES OF FAULTS I Main Topics A Field examples of faults B Field examples of faults that originated from joints and dikes II Field examples of faults A Recognition of faulting 1 Offset features (rock bodies & topographi

GG303 Lecture 28
8/19/05
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JOINTS I Main Topics A Scientific method B Why are joints important? C Observations of joints D Formulation and testing of hypotheses: The origin of joints II Scientific method (See Fig. 1.1) III Why are fractures important? A M

12/6/11
30. Folds (III)
I Main Topics
A Mechanics of folds near faults (e.g., monoclines)
B Buckling mechanics (fold trains)
C Structural traps
12/6/11
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30. Folds (III)
Monocline in limestone,
Aust

GG303
1/24/12
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Eigenvectors and eigenvalues of real symmetric matrices
Eigenvectors can reveal planes of symmetry and together with their associated eigenvalues
provide ways to visualize and describe many phenomena simply and understandably. The
solution

GG303 Lab 12
4/19/2009
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PHOTOELASTIC EXPERIMENT: STRESS CONCENTRATIONS
Stress Magnitude Physical Experiment a Insert a photoelastic strip with a circular hole into real polariscope. Cross the polarizers so that the image appears dark with no load on the

Very brief introduction to Matlab UH Dept. of Geology and Geophysics This is for first time users. Before you start, you need an account with the department, a login name and password (this comes when you get your account), and a code to get into the comp

11/15/12
26. OPENING-MODE
FRACTURES(JOINTS AND DIKES)
I Main Topics
A Why are opening mode fractures important?
B Geometry
C KinemaPcs
D Mechanics
E Appendix (Full soluPon for displacements)
11/15/12
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function strain1(a,b,c,d) % Plots an undeformed square of unit half length, % the deformed parallelogram the square transforms into, % a unit circle inscribed within the square % and the strain ellipse for homogeneous deformation described % by the coeffi

GG303 Lecture 26
8/19/05
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FOLDS (I) I Main Topics A What is a fold? B Fold geometry C Fold terminology and classification What is a fold? A Flexure (deformation-induced curvature) in rock (esp. layered) B All kinds of rocks can be folded, even granites
I

GG303 Lecture 6
9/19/01
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SCALARS, VECTORS, AND TENSORS Main Topics A Why deal with tensors? B Order of scalars, vectors, and tensors C Linear transformation of scalars and vectors (and tensors) I I Why deal with tensors? A They broaden how we can look at

10/3/12
13. BASIC CONCEPTS OF KINEMATICS AND
DEFORMATION
I Main Topics (see chapters 14 and 18 of Means, 1976)
A Fundamental principles of conOnuum mechanics
B PosiOon vectors and coordinate transformaOon
equaOo

9/21/12
5. Stereonets
I Main Topics
A Plo9ng a plane
B Plo9ng a line
C Measuring the angle between two lines
D Plo9ng the pole to a plane
E Measuring the angle between two planes
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Plo9n

GG303 Lab 4
10/9/13
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INTERSECTIONS OF PLANES
Lab 4
Read each exercise completely before you start it so that you understand the problem-solving
approach you are asked to execute. This will help keep the big picture clear.
Exercise 1: Apparent dip (57 poi

10/28/13
Eigenvectors, Eigenvalues, and
Finite Strain
GG303, 2013
Lab 9
10/28/13
GG303
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9. EIGENVECTORS, EIGENVALUES, AND FINITE STRAIN
I Main Topics
A Elementary linear algebra relaOons
B EquaOons for an ell

GG303 Lab 3
9/5/07
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MAPS AND CROSS SECTIONS (I) I Main Topics A Three point problems B Rule of vees C Map interpretation and cross sections II Three point problems (see handout) A Three points define a plane B The line of strike is given by the bearing o

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Start up Matlab and type in the command window help cart2pol Sweep over the response with your mouse, copy the response, and past it in an e-mail message to me. Put GG303, Lab 2, supplement, Problem 1 in the subject heading of the email. (2 pts) Start u

GG303 Lab 2
9/16/13
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LAB 02: ORTHOGRAPHIC PROJECTIONS OF LINES AND PLANES
The purpose of this lab is to develop your ability to visualize and describe
lines and planes in three dimensions, by conceptual, algebraic, and graphical
means. See the Matlab hel