Tentative Schedule

 

Week

Date

Reading

Topics

1

Sept 28

p. 221-244

Earth Models, Density Distribution, Thermal Models

2

Oct 3

Hand out

Fundamentals of Lattices - symmetry

 

Oct 5

Hand out

X-ray diffraction/reciprocal lattices

3

Oct 10

Hand out

Mineral classes /Mineralogy of the mantle and core
PDF of lecture (printable)

 

Oct 12

Hand out

Thermodynamics I

4

Oct 17

p. 4-10

Thermodynamics II

 

Oct 19

Handout
p.11 -20

Compliances
Intro to Elasticity

5

Oct 24

p. 20-26

Albite talk

 

Oct 26

P 27-44

Lattice vibrations

6

Oct 31

p. 44-62

Thermo / lattice vibrations Slides pdf of slides

 

Nov 2

P. 63-79

Grueneisen/EOS/Thermal P /Equation of state

7

Nov 7

p. 79 - 94

Birch’s Law, V-r, Pth

 

Nov 9

p. 94-109

Shock equations of state  Examples

8

Nov 14

p. 244-270

Mantle Mineralogy

 

Nov 16

P 110-130

Melting

9

Nov 21

p. 130-155

Melting contd

 

Nov 23

Holiday

No class

10

Nov 28

p. 156-174

Diffusion

 

Nov 30

p. 174-189

viscosity

11

Dec 5

p. 189-213

Electrical Conduction

 

Dec 7

p. 213-220

Thermal Conduction