Logo

Statistical Physics of Fracture, Friction and Earthquake

Small book cover: Statistical Physics of Fracture, Friction and Earthquake

Statistical Physics of Fracture, Friction and Earthquake
by

Publisher: arXiv
Number of pages: 52

Description:
We review the present status of our research and understanding regarding the dynamics and the statistical properties of earthquakes, mainly from a statistical physical viewpoint. Emphasis is put both on the physics of friction and fracture, which provides a 'microscopic' basis of our understanding of an earthquake instability, and on the statistical physical modelling of earthquakes, which provides 'macroscopic' aspects of such phenomena.

Home page url

Download or read it online for free here:
Download link
(2MB, PDF)

Similar books

Book cover: Engineering Seismology, Geotechnical and Structural Earthquake EngineeringEngineering Seismology, Geotechnical and Structural Earthquake Engineering
by - InTech
The book deals with different topics aiming to mitigate geo-hazards: Seismic hazard analysis, Ground investigation for seismic design, assessment and remediation, Earthquake site response analysis and soil-structure interaction analysis.
(5650 views)
Book cover: Essentials of PaleomagnetismEssentials of Paleomagnetism
by - Scripps Institution of Oceanography
This work is a comprehensive, up-to-date textbook on extracting and using rock and paleomagnetic data in archaeological, geological, and geophysical applications. Designed for students and professionals with knowledge of college level physics.
(8320 views)
Book cover: Applied GeophysicsApplied Geophysics
by - Pergamon Press
A selection of papers published in the Soviet journal Applied Geophysics are being presented to the Western scientists. The intention is to illustrate some of the achievements of the Russian applied geophysicists by translating their publications.
(11974 views)
Book cover: Geodetic Sciences: Observations, Modeling and ApplicationsGeodetic Sciences: Observations, Modeling and Applications
by - InTech
This presents recent results in space geodetic techniques and sciences, including GNSS, VLBI, gravimetry, geoid, geodetic atmosphere, geodetic geophysics and geodetic mass transport associated with the ocean, hydrology, cryosphere and solid-Earth.
(5447 views)