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By Jean-Paul Poirier

Enlarged and completely up-to-date, this new version takes into consideration the massive experimental and theoretical development lately made within the box. creation to the Physics of the Earth's inside describes the constitution, composition and temperature of the deep Earth. The ebook experiences the basics of continuum mechanics and thermodynamics of solids, and provides the speculation of lattice vibration in solids. It introduces many of the equations of country and discusses melting legislation and shipping homes. the quantity closes with a dialogue of present seismological, thermal and compositional versions of the Earth. approximately 250 new references were additional

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67) and: The assumption that Poisson’s ratio does not vary as specific volume decreases is of course not strictly correct, as Slater perfectly knew; Poisson’s ratio does, in fact, slightly increase with pressure. Slater’s gamma is nevertheless a rather good approximation for close-packed solids (O. L. 67) are useful expressions of the pressure dependence of the elastic moduli. B. above) and implies a modification of Debye’s model (Stacey, 1977b). 68) Defining and in the same way as , but replacing v by v and v  " .

We will deal here only with thermoelastic coupling (Fig. 4) and derive the expressions for the isothermal and adiabatic bulk moduli. 31) IJ * *S IJ 1 C Let us consider only the simple scalar case (geophysically relevant) of hydrostatic pressure: : P and isotropic compression : V/V. 33). 2 that: *P *T 4 *T *V : *P *T :9 1 C : K 2 KT 1 C . 38) C . The dimensionless parameter in brackets is the thermodynamic Gru¨neisen parameter (see Chapter 3): K 9K : K T 1 2 2 22 2 Elastic moduli  KV 1 C . 40) KT 1 C .

75) . 1 1 v : (v ; 2v ) for the Debye—Brillouin gamma.  3 .

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