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Advanced Structural Geology - MG440P46
Title: Advanced Structural Geology
Czech title: Pokročilá strukturní geologie
Guaranteed by: Institute of Petrology and Structural Geology (31-440)
Faculty: Faculty of Science
Actual: from 2019
Semester: winter
E-Credits: 4
Examination process: winter s.:
Hours per week, examination: winter s.:2/1, Ex [HT]
Capacity: unlimited
Min. number of students: 3
4EU+: no
Virtual mobility / capacity: no
State of the course: taught
Language: English, Czech
Note: enabled for web enrollment
Guarantor: doc. Mgr. Ondrej Lexa, Ph.D.
Teacher(s): doc. Mgr. Ondrej Lexa, Ph.D.
Annotation -
Last update: doc. Mgr. Ondrej Lexa, Ph.D. (24.09.2019)
Advanced course in structural geology designated to graduate students in structural geology and other related fields. Basic knowledge of Python-Numpy is assumed, so for novices, the Data analysis in R and Python (MG440P44) course is recommended.
Literature - Czech
Last update: ThLic. Mgr. Tomáš Holub, Th.D. (18.04.2006)

Ramsay, J.G. and Huber, M.I., 1983. The techniques of modern structural geology. Volume I: strain analysis. Academic Press, New York

Means, W.D., 1976. Stress and Strain. Basic concepts of continuum mechanics for structural geologists. Springer-Verlag, New York

Requirements to the exam - Czech
Last update: doc. Mgr. Ondrej Lexa, Ph.D. (05.04.2012)

Kombinovaná ústní a písemná zkouška v rozsahu probírané látky.

Syllabus -
Last update: doc. Mgr. Ondrej Lexa, Ph.D. (09.05.2013)

Finite strain tensor and its application to homogeneous deformation.

Displacement field, velocity strain field.

Applications to natural deformations.

Complex strain regimes: Transpression, transtension and combined deformation regimes.

Heterogeneous deformation.

Stress tensor.

Mohr circle for stress.

Paleostress analysis of fault populations.

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