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Strain History and Polar Decomposition

Gerhard Oertel

in Stress and Deformation: A Handbook on Tensors in Geology

Published in print:
1996
Published Online:
November 2020
ISBN:
9780195095036
eISBN:
9780197560792
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780195095036.003.0012
Subject:
Earth Sciences and Geography, Geology and the Lithosphere

The effect of two consecutive strains (only two states enter into the calculation of a strain, the states before and after, independently of the actual strain path) can be calculated by ... More


Imperviousness

William G. Wilson

in Stormwater: A Resource for Scientists, Engineers, and Policy Makers

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
January 2017
ISBN:
9780226364957
eISBN:
9780226365145
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226365145.003.0004
Subject:
Biology, Ecology

This chapter describes the surfaces that prevent the infiltration of precipitation into soil. It pictures how, as a village grows from a few businesses and a neighborhood to a large city, the ... More


Epilogue

Vera S. Candiani

in Dreaming of Dry Land: Environmental Transformation in Colonial Mexico City

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
September 2014
ISBN:
9780804788052
eISBN:
9780804791076
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Stanford University Press
DOI:
10.11126/stanford/9780804788052.003.0010
Subject:
History, Latin American History

The story of the Desagüe encapsulates the essence of uneven and combined development that characterized the Spanish legacy in those American regions that had once supported populous and complex ... More


Gathering the Monastic Estate

Piotr Górecki

in The Text and the World: The Henryków Book, Its Authors, and their Region, 1160–1310

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
November 2015
ISBN:
9780199688791
eISBN:
9780191767975
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199688791.003.0005
Subject:
History, European Medieval History, Social History

This chapter begins the switch, in the book as a whole, away from the Book as a ‘text’, to the ‘world’ with which that text engaged. The chapter considers the material resources comprising the ... More


Automated Correlation Based on Markov Analysis of Vertical Successions and Walther’s Law

D.R. Collins and J.H. Doveton

in Computers in Geology - 25 Years of Progress

Published in print:
1994
Published Online:
November 2020
ISBN:
9780195085938
eISBN:
9780197560525
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780195085938.003.0015
Subject:
Computer Science, Software Engineering

Walther's Law of Facies (1894) states that facies overlying one another comformably were formed in geographically contiguous environments. This vertical-lateral linkage is the basis for our ... More


An Integrated Approach to Forward Modeling Carbonate Platform Development

Helmut Mayer

in Computers in Geology - 25 Years of Progress

Published in print:
1994
Published Online:
November 2020
ISBN:
9780195085938
eISBN:
9780197560525
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780195085938.003.0019
Subject:
Computer Science, Software Engineering

The forward model presented here is designed to simulate stratigraphic and geometric development of carbonate platforms. Starting from an initial basement geometry, the effects of a number of key ... More


Compaction and Forging of Porous Metals

Shiro Kobayashi, Soo-Ik Oh, and Taylan Altan

in Metal Forming and the Finite-Element Method

Published in print:
1989
Published Online:
November 2020
ISBN:
9780195044027
eISBN:
9780197560006
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780195044027.003.0016
Subject:
Chemistry, Materials Chemistry

Powder forming, once considered a laboratory curiosity, has evolved into a manufacturing technique for producing high-performance components economically in the metal-working industry because of ... More


Soil Quality in Vineyards

Robert E. White

in Soils for Fine Wines

Published in print:
2003
Published Online:
November 2020
ISBN:
9780195141023
eISBN:
9780197561768
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780195141023.003.0009
Subject:
Earth Sciences and Geography, Soil Science

The soil must provide a favorable physical environment for the growth of vines—their roots and beneficial soil organisms. Some of the important properties con­tributing to this condition are ... More


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