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Fluid Physics in Geology

An Introduction to Fluid Motions on Earth's Surface and Within its Crust

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Geologists, for training in fluid physics, usually must take courses offered only in physics or mathematics departments, filling in from physics, chemistry, hydrology, and engineering texts for geological applications. This text is aimed at preparing geology students who wish to pursue further work in fluid physics as well as illustrating the relevancy of problem from other fields to geological problems. Conventional in approaching fluid behaviour within an geological context, the book is unconventional in the sense that it offers a "geological motivation" for the material - and because the "Example" problems following each chapter are given lengthy treatment.

Product code: 9780195077018

ISBN 9780195077018
Dimensions H242xW163xS27
No. of pages 496
Publisher Oxford University Press Inc
Fluid Physics in Geology is a fluid mechanics text for geologists; it provides an introductory treatment of the physical and dynamical behaviour of fluids. the book is aimed at students who need to understand fluid behaviour and motion in the context of a wide variety of geological problems.