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

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

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

Price: $135.00

Publisher: N Y., Columbia Univ Pr: 1994

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 117284

ISBN: 0231084846

Condition: Fine


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... View more info