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2021-2022 SDSM&T Academic Catalog 
2021-2022 SDSM&T Academic Catalog [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

GEOL 450 Fluid and Thermal Diffusion

Credits: (3-0) 3

Quantitative techniques to describe the occurrence, flow, and implications of fluids and heat in the crust. Topics include: characterization of fluid and thermal systems; derivation of governing equations; boundary value problems; poroelastic theory; earthquake coupling and induced seismicity; heat transfer, hydrothermal systems; and numerical methods including finite difference, finite element, and matrix methods.

Prerequisites: GEOL 201  or GEOE 221/221L  ; MATH 125  or equivalent; PHYS 213  or equivalent; CSC 111/111L  or CSC 170/170L  or equivalent; or permission of instructor

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