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The mechanics of earthquakes and faulting

Author: Christopher H Scholz
Publisher: Cambridge New York, NY Port Melbourne Cambridge University Press 2019
Edition/Format:   Print book : English : 3rd editionView all editions and formats
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Brittle fracture of rock -- Rock friction -- Mechanics of faulting -- Mechanics of earthquakes -- The seismic cycle -- Seismotectonics -- Earthquake prediction and hazard analysis
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Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Christopher H Scholz
ISBN: 9781107163485 110716348X 9781316615232 1316615235
OCLC Number: 1042157802
Notes: Includes bibliographical references and index
Description: xxi, 493 Seiten Illustrationen, Diagramme, Karten
Contents: Preface to the first edition; Preface to the second edition; Preface to the third edition; 1. Brittle fracture of rock; 2. Rock friction; 3. Mechanics of faulting; 4. Mechanics of earthquakes; 5. The seismic cycle; 6. Seismotronics; 7. Earthquake prediction and hazard analysis; References; Index.
Responsibility: Christopher H. Scholz, Lamont Doherty Earth Observatory, Columbia University, New York

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Scholz's classic text provides a unified treatment of earthquakes and faulting. This major update presents a wealth of new topics, including slow earthquakes; friction of phyllosilicates; fault  Read more...

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