The Mechanics of Earthquakes and Faulting / Edition 2

The Mechanics of Earthquakes and Faulting / Edition 2

by Christopher H. Scholz
ISBN-10:
0521655404
ISBN-13:
9780521655408
Pub. Date:
03/28/2013
Publisher:
Cambridge University Press
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The Mechanics of Earthquakes and Faulting / Edition 2

Seismological and geological observations are reviewed and interpreted in accordance with rock mechanics principles to develop a better understanding of the dynamics of the earth faulting processes and the occurrence of earthquakes.

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ISBN-13: 9780521655408
Publisher: Cambridge University Press
Publication date: 03/28/2013
Edition description: Revised Edition
Pages: 496
Product dimensions: 6.80(w) x 9.70(h) x 1.10(d)

Table of Contents

Preface; 1. Brittle fracture of rock; 2. Rock friction; 3. Mechanics of faulting; 4. Mechanics of earthquakes; 5. The seismic cycle; 6. Seismotectonics; 7. Earthquake prediction and hazard analysis; References; Index.

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