3-D Animation of Dislocation Glide

Ben van der Pluijm, University of Michigan

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This website displays an animation of edge-screw dislocation glide in 3 dimensions. The animation is short and clear, and will be helpful to students trying to visualize this somewhat complicated process.

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Subject: Geoscience:Geology:Structural Geology, Structural Geology:Microstructures, Deformation Mechanisms, Fabrics, Modeling Structural Processes
Resource Type: Audio/Visual:Animations/Video
Grade Level: College Lower (13-14), College Upper (15-16)
Theme: Teach the Earth:Course Topics:Structural Geology
Topics: Solid Earth:Structural Geology, Structural Geology:Modeling Structural Processes, Microstructures, Deformation Mechanisms, Fabrics