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Author Middleton, Gerard V.

Title Mechanics in the earth and environmental sciences / Gerard V. Middleton, Peter R. Wilcock.

Published Cambridge ; New York : Cambridge University Press, 1994.

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 UniM Store Engin  550.1531 MIDD    AVAILABLE
Physical description xvi, 459 p. : ill. ; 26 cm.
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references (p. 438-450) and indexes.
Contents 1. Introduction -- 2. Review of elementary mechanics -- 3. Dimensional analysis and the theory of models -- 4. Stress -- 5. Pressure, buoyancy, and consolidation -- 6. Flow through porous media -- 7. Strain -- 8. Elasticity -- 9. Viscous fluids -- 10. Flow of natural materials -- 11. Turbulence -- 12. Thermal convection -- Appendix A: List of symbols and vector notation -- Appendix B: Properties of common fluids and rocks -- Appendix C: Sets of linear equations -- Appendix D: Partial derivatives and differential equations.
Other author Wilcock, Peter R.
Subject Mechanics, Analytic.
Geodynamics.
ISBN 0521441242 (hardback)
0521446694 (pbk.)