Rock Fracture Mechanics

Semester: 
Spring
Year: 
2020
Subject Name: 
Geosciences
Course Number: 
631
Institution: 
UMass Amherst
Study of faults, dikes, joints, veins, solution surfaces, and other fractures using field, analytical, and numerical techniques. Principles of rock fracture mechanics used to analyze these features. Applications of fracture analysis include: contribution of fractures to the flow of fluids in the upper crust, evaluation of rock excavation stability, and assessment of seismic hazards associated with active faults. Prerequisite: Geo-Sci 431 or equivalent.
Variable Credit Comments: 
https://spire.umass.edu
Linked Course: 
Multiple required components--lab and/or discussion section. To register, submit requests for all components simultaneously.
Instructor Permission: 
Permission is required for interchange registration during the add/drop period only.
Link to Campus Courses
Schedule #: 
51173

Course Sections

Rock Fracture Mechanics
Sect # Credits Instructor(s) Instructor Email Meeting Times Location
01LL 0.0 M 1:25PM 4:25PM Morrill Sci. Ctr. (II) rm 245