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Microscopic and Macroscopic Simulation : Towards Predictive Modelling of the Earthquake Process : Pageoph Topical Volumes - Peter Mora

Microscopic and Macroscopic Simulation : Towards Predictive Modelling of the Earthquake Process

Pageoph Topical Volumes

By: Peter Mora (Editor), Mitsuhiro Matsu'ura (Editor), Raul Madariaga (Editor), Jean-Bernard Minster (Editor)

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Numerical simulation models provide the means to improve earthquake hazard forecasting and analysis systems based on predictive modelling and comphrehensive understanding of the phenomena. This volume is aimed at mathematicians and geophysicists.

Introduction
Numerical of Localisation Phenomena in a Fault Zone
Shear Heating in Granular Layers
Extension of the Lattice Solid Model to Incorporate Temperature Related Effects
Hybrid Modelling of Coupled Pore Fluid-solid Deformation Problems
Numerical Simulation of Rock Failure and Earthquake Process on Mesoscopic Scale
Damage Localization as a Possible Precursor of Earthquake Rupture
Evolution-induced Catastrophe and its Predictability
Dynamic Propagation and Interaction of a Rupture Front on a Planar Fault
Criticality of Rupture Dynamics in 3-D
Spontaneous Rupture Propagation on a Non-planar Fault in 3-D Elastic Medium
Constraints on Stress and Friction from Dynamic Rupture Models of the 1994 Northridge, California, Earthquake
Parallel 3-D Simulation of Ground Motion for the 1995 Kobe Earthquake: The Component Decomposition Approach
Computer Simulation of Strong Ground Motion near a Fault Using Dynamic Fault Rupture Modeling: Spatial Distribution of the Peak Ground Velocity Vectors
Numerical Simulation of Dynamic Process of the Tangshan Earthquake by a New Method - LDDA
Nonlinear Structural Subsystem of GeoFEM for Fault Zone Analysis
3-D Physical Modelling of Stress Accumulation Processes at Transcurrent Plate Boundaries
The Edges of Large Earthquakes and the Epicenters of Future Earthquakes: Stress-induced Correlations in Elastodynamic Fault Models
Precursory Seismic Activation and Critical-point Phenomena
Evolution of Stress Deficit and Changing Rates of Seismicity in Cellular Automaton Models of Earthquake Faults
Accelerating Seismic Energy Release and Evolution of Event Time and Size Statistics: Results from Two Heterogeneous Cellular Automation Models
The Plausibility of Long-wavelength Stress Correlation or Stress Magnitude as a Mechanism for Precursory Seismicity: Results from Two Simple Elastic Models
Scale-dependence in Earthquake Processes and Seismogenic Structures
A Physical Scaling Relation Between the Size of an Earthquake and its Nucleation Zone Size
Regional Difference in Scaling Laws for Large Earthquakes and its Tectonic Implication
Continuous GPS Array and Present-day Crustal Deformation of Japan
Implications of a Statistical Physics Approach for Earthquake Hazard Assessment and Forecasting
Application of Linked Stress Release Model to Historical Earthquake Data: Comparison between Two Kinds of Tectonic Seismicity
Development of a New Approach to Earthquake Prediction: Load/Unload Response Ratio (LURR) Theory
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ISBN: 9783764365035
ISBN-10: 376436503X
Series: Pageoph Topical Volumes
Audience: General
Format: Paperback
Language: English
Number Of Pages: 567
Publisher: Birkhauser Verlag AG
Country of Publication: CH
Dimensions (cm): 24.41 x 16.99  x 3.02
Weight (kg): 0.93