Structural geology 365

Module code GLY 365
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 zone, progressive deformation. Stereographic projection and structural analysis.

Module credits 18.00
NQF Level 07
Prerequisites GLY 263
Contact time 2 practicals per week, 4 lectures per week
Language of tuition Module is presented in English
Department Geology
Period of presentation Quarter 1

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