Structural geology 254

Module code GLY 254
Qualification Undergraduate
Faculty Faculty of Natural and Agricultural Sciences
Module content

Integrated theoretical and practical course dealing with the principles of rock deformation and analysis of deformed rocks.  Stress, strain and rheology, joints, experimental rock deformation, fault systems and Anderson’s theory of faulting. Folds and interference folding, tectonic fabrics, shear zones, progressive deformation. Stereographic projection and structural analysis.

Module credits 12.00
Service modules Faculty of Engineering, Built Environment and Information Technology
Prerequisites GLY 151, GLY 161, WTW 114/WTW 158 and FSK 116/FSK 176
Language of tuition Module is presented in English
Department Geology
Period of presentation Quarter 2

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