Problem Set 2: Problems (from “new” chapter
2): lc,e,g,and i; 2c,e,g, and i; 3,c,e, and g; and 5; due Wed. Sept. 10
You should already have read pp.391-440 from Fowler (on
Read pp. 440-458 from Fowler (on transform faults).
Problem Set 3: Problems (from old chapter 3) 1,2 4, 6,
7, 8, 9;� due Wed. Sept.24
Read short article by Kanamori on Earthquake magnitudes Kanamori--Quantification
of Earthquakes 1978.pdf
Read pp. Fowler pp. 458-486 (subduction zones).�
Problem Set 4: Problems from
new chpt 4: Do problems 1ab and 3. Ask Emilia for a version of the
HS3-NUVEL1A angular velocities in cartesian coordinates to solve Problems
1a and 1b.� Use matlab to solve
problem 3 (the subroutines that you’ll need are posted below under
“old links”).� Extra
credit homework assignment:�
calculate how volcanic production is divided between mid-ocean
ridges, hotspots, and island arcs (i.e., calculate the percentage of
each).� Document your
calculation���������� due Mon.. Oct.
Problem Set 5: Problems from old chpt 5� Chapter_5.pdf
:��� 1,3,5, & 7������ due Wed.. Oct. 15
Problem Set 6: Problems from old Chpt 6 of C &
: Problems 1, 3, 5 a,c,e,g,i, & 6.�����
due Mon.. Oct. 20
Problem Set 7: tentative
old Chapter 7 Chapter_7.pdf� : Problems 1, 3, 5, & 7.� For problem 3 assume that the angle for
the first rotation is 130� and that the angle for the second rotation is
40�.� Read the Finite Rotations.pdf
(link below) before doing the homework assignment. Due Fri. Oct. 31.
Impending class schedule:
Monday Oct. 6—no class;
Wed. Oct. 8, discussion of a recent
paper on hydrothermal circulation at the ridges�
et al 2008 Hydrothermal circ at slow MORs--axial litho thickness.pdf ;
Fri. Oct. 10, problem session;
Mon. Oct. 13 no class (Midterm
Wed. Oct. 15. Review session for
Fri. Oct. 17, problem session,
Mon. Oct. 20, lecture, take home exam handed out (due Mon. Oct. 27). Note change of dates!
Problem Set 7B: old Cox & Hart chapter 7
problems: 9, 11, and 12.� Due
Fri. Nov. 7
Problem Set 8: old Cox & Hart chapter 8 Chapter_8.pdf
problems: 1a,c,e,g,h� Due Fri. Nov.
Note that for no good reason all the profiles are plotted upside down.
Problem Set 9: old Cox & Hart chapter 9 Chapter_9.pdf problems: 1 a,c,e, etc. ; 2 a,c,e,
etc. ; 3, 6, & 8.� Due Fri. Nov.
Problem Set 10: old Cox & Hart chapter 10 CH chpt10.pdf problems: 1, 2 (Consider both
figure 10-18 and figure 4 from Gripp and Gordon 2002 [hs3reprint.pdf] ), 3, & 4.�� Due Fri. Dec. 5.
The final exam will be take-home and due on the last day