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Author Scholz, C. H. (Christopher H.)

Title The mechanics of earthquakes and faulting / Christopher H. Scholz.

Published Cambridge, UK ; New York : Cambridge University Press, 2002.

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Location Call No. Status
 UniM Bund  551.22 SCHO {Bund89 20200519}    AVAILABLE
Edition 2nd ed.
Physical description xxiv, 471 pages : illustrations ; 25 cm
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references and index.
Contents 1 Brittle fracture of rock -- 1.1 Theoretical concepts 1 -- 1.2 Experimental studies of rock strength 21 -- 1.3 Pore fluid effects on fracture 37 -- 1.4 Brittle-plastic transition 43 -- 2 Rock friction -- 2.1 Theoretical concepts 53 -- 2.2 Experimental observations of friction 66 -- 2.3 Stick slip and stable sliding 81 -- 2.4 Friction under geological conditions 97 -- 3 Mechanics of faulting -- 3.1 Mechanical framework 101 -- 3.2 Formation and growth of faults 110 -- 3.3 Fault rocks and structures 135 -- 3.4 Strength and rheology of faults 145 -- 3.5 Fault morphology and mechanical effects of heterogeneity 168 -- 4 Mechanics of earthquakes -- 4.1 Historical development 179 -- 4.2 Theoretical background 182 -- 4.3 Earthquake phenomenology 198 -- 4.4 Observations of earthquakes 211 -- 4.5 Mechanics of earthquake interactions 234 -- 5 Seismic cycle -- 5.1 Historical 244 -- 5.2 Crustal deformation cycle 247 -- 5.3 Earthquake cycle 265 -- 5.4 Earthquake recurrence models 294 -- 6 Seismotectonics -- 6.2 Seismotectonic analysis 303 -- 6.3 Comparative seismotectonics 309 -- 6.4 Relative role of seismic and aseismic faulting 333 -- 6.5 Induced seismicity 341 -- 7 Earthquake prediction and hazard analysis -- 7.2 Precursory phenomena 358 -- 7.3 Mechanisms of precursory phenomena 380 -- 7.4 Earthquake hazard analysis 404 -- 7.5 Future prospects and problems 412.
Summary A thoroughly up-dated second edition, covering all the major advances in fault analysis research.
Subject Seismology.
Faults (Geology)
ISBN 0521655404 (paperback)
0521652235 (hardback)