ISBN-10:
0521567335
ISBN-13:
9780521567336
Pub. Date:
02/28/2007
Publisher:
Cambridge University Press
Fractals and Chaos in Geology and Geophysics / Edition 2

Fractals and Chaos in Geology and Geophysics / Edition 2

by Donald L. Turcotte

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ISBN-13: 9780521567336
Publisher: Cambridge University Press
Publication date: 02/28/2007
Edition description: REV
Pages: 416
Product dimensions: 7.99(w) x 10.00(h) x 0.79(d)

Table of Contents

Preface; Preface to the second edition; 1. Scale invariance; 2. Definition of a fractal set; 3. Fragmentation; 4. Seismicity and tectonics; 5. Ore grade and tonnage; 6. Fractal clustering; 7. Self-affine fractals; 8. Geomorphology; 9. Dynamical systems; 10. Logistic map; 11. Slider-block models; 12. Lorenz equations; 13. Is mantle convection chaotic?; 14. Rikitake dynamo; 15. Renormalization group method; 16. Self-organized criticality; 17. Where do we stand?; References; Appendix A: glossary of terms; Appendix B: units and symbols; Answers to selected problems; Index.

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