The Techniques of Modern Structural Geology Volume 1

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9780125769211: The Techniques of Modern Structural Geology Volume 1

This book has grown out of a need to teach fundamental, practical aspects of structural geology to undergraduate and postgraduate students in the earth sciences and they have written to provide a basic text at undergraduate university level. We have tried to assemble a comprehensive account of such basic techniques as could be the foundation of a practical and theoretical course in the analysis of tectonic structures, stress and strain. Volume 1 covers the principles of deformation, and Volume 2 applies these principles specifically to the analysis of folds and fractures. This book provides a unique practical introduction to structural geology for students. It uses over 220 clear line figures. It is lavishly illustrated throughout with 107 high quality photographs showing features of naturally deformed rocks over a range of scale-aerial photographs, field photographs and photomicrograph. It starts each session with the formulation of a problem and presentation of any essential background or necessary mathematical techniques. It gives graded problems with solutions fully discussed in the text drawing out key features of the methods used. It provides 22 working diagrams for use is problem solving.

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If I were marooned on a desert island (with plenty of exposures of deformed rocks) and could take only one geology book, I would choose Strain Analysis. -- Geoscience Canada

It is a well produced and authoritative book in an area generally lacking in such texts. -- Journal of Structural Geology

Ramsay & Huber are to be congratulated for producing an excellent text...GSA's Div. of Struct. Geol. & Tectonics has awarded this book its Best Paper Award. -- Geology (Amer. Geological Society)

Ramsay and Huber's book deserves to be widely used. -- Geological Magazine

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Book Description Academic Press, 1984. Book Condition: New. Brand New, Unread Copy in Perfect Condition. A+ Customer Service! Summary: Preface. Displacement. Changes in length and Angles. The Strain Ellipse Concept. Distortion and Rotation. An Introduction to Heterogeneous Strain. Displacement Vector Fields and Strain. Practical Strain Measurement. Initially Circular and Elliptical Markers. Practicle Strain Measurement. Lines. Practical Strain Measurement. The Centre to Centre Technique and Strain Partitioning. Practical Strain Measurement. Angles. Orientation Analysis. Strain in Three Dimensions. Planar and Linear Fabrics. Strain in Three Dimensions. Review of Methods and Representation of Strain State. Progressive Displacement and Progressive Deformation. Principles. Measurement of Progressive Deformation. Extension Veins. Measurement of Progressive Deformation. Pressure Shadows. Strain Parameters. Strains from Displacement. Displacements from Strain. Changes of Lengths and Angles in Strained Bodies. Source List. Index. Bookseller Inventory # ABE_book_new_0125769210

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