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The mechanics of earthquakes and faulting

Author: Christopher H Scholz
Publisher: Cambridge ; New York ; Melbourne : Cambridge University Press, 2019.
Edition/Format:   Print book : English : 3rd editionView all editions and formats

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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Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Christopher H Scholz
ISBN: 9781107163485 110716348X 9781316615232 1316615235 0521655404 9780521655408
OCLC Number: 1089829355
Description: 1 v. (XXI-493 p.) : illustrations en noir et en coul., couv. illustrations en coul. ; 26 cm
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.
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'When graduate students or postdocs ask what to read to improve their background in fault mechanics, Christopher H. Scholz's book has always been at the top of my list. This much awaited third Read more...

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