New, completely up-to-date edition of the classic textbook for students in geology and geophysics.We have not introduced mathematical concepts unless they are essential to the understanding of physical principles. ... Many geological problems involving heat conduction and solid and fluid mechanics require solutions of such classic partial differential equations as ... The first chapter reviews plate tectonics; its main purpose is to provide physics, chemistry, and engineering students with the geologicalanbsp;...
|Author||:||Donald L. Turcotte, Gerald Schubert|
|Publisher||:||Cambridge University Press - 2002-03-25|