Mineral Physics Lecture Notes


Mineral Physics I

1. Thermodynamic properties

  1. Background of thermodynamics
  2. Heat capacity
  3. Bulk modulus
  4. Grüneisen parameter
  5. Adiabat

2. Elasticity

  1. Mathematical and physical background
  2. Strain
  3. Stress
  4. Linear elasticity
  5. Elastic constants of symmetric and isotropic solids

3. Lattice vibration
4. Equation of state
5. Shock compression
6. Thermal conductivity


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