Fundamentals of kinematic analysis and deformation analysis.
Deformational mechanisms and microstructures in rocks.
States of stress, rock rheology, and mechanics of the litosphere.
Brittle deformation: fractures, general characteristics of faults, normal faults, strike-slip faults, thrusts.
Folds and folding.
Rock fabrics: cleavage, foliations, lineations.
Shear zones, mylonites, kinematic indicators.
Contractional tectonic environments, orogens.
Extensional tectonic environments.
Strike-slip tectonic environments.