computer lab
tom.h.wilson
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Department of Geology and Geography
of Geology and Geography
West Virginia University
Morgantown, WV
Begin computer lab next time. Machines will be
re
Log relationships, trig functions,
earthquakes & computer lab
tom.h.wilson
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Department of Geology and Geography
of Geology and Geography
West Virginia University
Morgantown, WV
Equation Manipulation
illustrated around the
concept of Isostacy
tom.h.wilson
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Department of Geology and Geography
West Virginia University
Morgantown, WV
Tom Wilson, Department
Recall that chapters 1 &2 have been
posted on class web page
Common relationships between geologic variables.
What kind of mathematical model can you use to
diff
represent different processes?
We disc
Basic Review
tom.h.wilson
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Department of Geology and Geography
West Virginia University
Morgantown, WV
Lets take a short tour of the Excel files provided by
Waltham that are coo
Problem
Problem Presentation formats with
Discussion of problems 2.15,3.11 & 3.12
tom.h.wilson
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Department of Geology and Geography
of Geology and Geography
West Virginia Univer
Geology 351 - Geomath
Computer Lab Introductory Problem (using Excel)
Evaluating Depth/Age Relationships in the North Sea
The following instructions take you step-by-step through the generation and pl
Names: _ Geomath: In-Class Problems 9.9 & 9.10 Part 1) Read problem 9.9 in the text. 2 Given r 2 = re2 1 z 2 rp
April 22, 2010
1) What is the volume of a disk z thick at some arbitrary zi? Hint: volu
Estimating the coefficients
of linear, exponential,
polynomial, logarithmic, and
power law expressions
tom.h.wilson
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Department of Geology and Geography
West Virginia University
Name: _
These problems are not due this
Thursday. Look over them and
work as you read through
chapters 1 and 2.
Always show
your work
Geology 351
Mathematics for Geologists
Warm-up Part 2: Intro In-Cl
_ Name: _ Group Members: _ _ Geology 351 Mathematics for Geologists In-class worksheet
Problem 3.11 Stokes' law states that the viscosity at which a spherical particle suspended in a fluid settles is
Geol 351 - Geomath
Chapter 8 Problem Assignment
Spring 2011
Part 1: Due next this Thursday (March 17)
8.13 Text problem
In problem 8.13 the thickness of the post rift sediments (S) deposited in a sim
Geol 351 Geomathematics: Chapter 9 Integral Calculus Estimating the cross-sectional area of a sedimentary deposit
Problem 9.7: The thickness of a sedimentary deposit varies as shown in the table below
Presentation Outline Computer Problem Set 1
Problems 2-11 & 2-12
2-11
a) Present the graph of Age versus Depth (5 points).
Label to note regions with different sedimentation rates.
b) Present your cal
2/15/2011
1. Given that y = xz, evaluate log(y).
2. Express log (xy/z) as a combination of logs of each
variable. Use at least two steps to develop your result.
3. Given that y = q log(r), simplify th
Geology 351 GeoMathematics Excel Formulas and Variables
In the quadratics and Settling Velocities lab discussion (see last weeks handout) there is a discussion of the solution for quadratic A) 3x2 -x
Name: _ Bring back to class on Thursday for discussion
Theyll be due then.
Discussion Group worksheet [Geology 351 Geomath (Wilson)]
Names _
_
_
_
1. Graph the sin (6x)
sin(6x)
1.0
sin()
0.5
0.0
-0.5
Name: _
Geol 351- Geomathematics
In-class group problem
Group members:
Youve been given information about scale and a list of questions to answer.
Here are some additional questions to consider.
1) Ca
Geology 351 - Geomath
Estimating the coefficients of various
Mathematical relationships in Geology
Throughout the semester youve encountered a variety of mathematical relationships between various
geo
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Tom Wilson, Department of Geology and Geography
Recall how we estimate distance covered when
velocity varies c
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Tom Wilson, Department of Geology and Geography
Discussion of problems in Chapter 8
8.13
Tom Wilson, Departmen
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Tom Wilson, Department of Geology and Geography
cos
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Tom Wilson, Department of Geo
tom.h.wilson [email protected] Dept. Geology and Geography West Virginia University
Tom Wilson, Department of Geology and Geography
Finish derivatives Minima and maxima. Derivatives in reverse.
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Dept. Geology and Geography
West Virginia University
EXTRA CREDIT - Term Report
Consider doing a term report for 5% extra credit (8%
with poster). Term reports are
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West Virginia University
Tom Wilson, Department of Geology and Geography
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