By Christopher H. Scholz
This revised and carefully up to date version continues and develops the 2 significant subject matters of the 1st version. First is the relationship among fault and earthquake mechanics, together with fault scaling legislation, the character of fault populations, and the way those outcome from the techniques of fault development and interplay. moment is the crucial position of the rate-state friction legislation in earthquake mechanics, which supply a unifying framework in which a variety of faulting phenomena might be interpreted.
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