Folding of Viscous Layers: Mechanical Analysis and Interpretation of Structures in Deformed Rock

By: Johnson, Arvid M.; Fletcher, Raymond C.

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Title: Folding of Viscous Layers: Mechanical Analysis and Interpretation of Structures in Deformed Rock

Author: Johnson, Arvid M.; Fletcher, Raymond C.

Categories: Geology,

Edition: First Edition

Publisher: N Y., Columbia Univ Pr: 1994

ISBN Number: 0231084846

ISBN Number 13: 9780231084840

Binding: Hardback

Book Condition: Fine

Jacket Condition: Fine

Seller ID: 117284

Description: A clean, unmarked copy with a tight binding. 461 pages. Contents: Preface; Acknowledgments; The Study of Folds and Some Basic Problems of Folding Theory; Ramp Folding in Appalachian Mountains; Models for Sliding on a Weak Interface, with Applications to Faulting; Density Instability; Folds in Single Layers Embedded in Viscous Media; Sizes of Folds in Multilayered Viscous Materials; Forms of Folds in Simple Viscous Multilayers; Folding and Pinch-and-Swell of Layers of Simple, Nonlinear Fluids, Including Power-law Fluids; Closing Comments; Appendix/Derivation of Basic Equations; Bibliography; Index.