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.
|Publisher:||Cambridge University Press|
|Edition description:||Revised Edition|
|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.