ME-623 / 2 credits

Teacher: Molinari Jean-François

Language: English

Remark: Next time: Spring 2022


Frequency

Every 3 years

Summary

This reading class will meet every Friday afternoon to discuss the book of Christopher Scholz (one chapter every two weeks). Class discussions will emphasize a mechanistic understanding of geophysical phenomena, with in depth discussions of fracture mechanics, and friction/wear processes.

Content

Learning Prerequisites

Required courses

Master in Mechanics, Physics or Materials Science

Resources

Bibliography

The book of V. Popov, "Contact mechanics and friction" was used as the reference text in 2018. In Spring 2020, the book of S. Scholz, "The Physics of earthquakes and faulting", third edition, will be our reference text.

Ressources en bibliothèque

In the programs

  • Number of places: 15
  • Subject examined: Advances in Contact Mechanics
  • Lecture: 14 Hour(s)
  • Practical work: 28 Hour(s)
  • Number of places: 15
  • Subject examined: Advances in Contact Mechanics
  • Lecture: 14 Hour(s)
  • Practical work: 28 Hour(s)

Reference week