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Turcotte, D. L., and J. Schubert. Geodynamics. 2nd ed. Cambridge, UK: Cambridge University Press, 2002. ISBN: 0521666244.

Supplementary Texts

Malvern, L. E. Introduction to the Mechanics of a Continuous Medium. Paramus, NJ: Prentice Hall, 1977. ISBN: 0134876032.

Ranalli, G. Rheology of the Earth. 2nd ed. New York, NY: Chapman and Hall, 1995. ISBN: 0412546701.

Reference Books

Jaeger, J. C. Elasticity, Fracture and Flow. Hoboken, NJ: Halsted Press, 1971. ISBN: 047043645X.

Ramsay, J. G. Folding and Fracturing of Rocks. Caldwell, NJ: Blackburn Press, 2003. ISBN: 193066589X.

Pearson, C. E. Theoretical Elasticity. Cambridge, MA: Harvard University Press, 1959. ISBN: 0598266860.

Jaeger, J. C., and N. C. Cook. Fundamentals of Rock Mechanics. 3rd ed. New York, NY: Halsted Press, 1979. ISBN: 0470268042.

Johnson, A. M. Physical Processes in Geology. Revised ed. San Francisco, CA: Freeman, Cooper & Company, 1984. ISBN: 0877353190.

Jeffreys, H. The Earth: Its Origin, History, and Physical Constitution. 6th ed. Cambridge, UK: Cambridge University Press, 1976. ISBN: 0521206480.

Batchelor, G. K. An Introduction to Fluid Dynamics. New ed. Cambridge, UK: Cambridge University Press, 2000. ISBN: 0521663962.