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Aspects of Tectonic Faulting: In Honour of Georg Mandl

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Edited By: F K Lehner and J L Urai

226 pages, 88 figs, 5 tabs


Hardback | Dec 2000 | #109395 | ISBN: 3540657088
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This book provides an overview of modern approaches to the dynamics of tectonic faulting. The contributions were selected from papers which had been presented at a conference organized on the occasion of Georg Mandl's 70th birthday. The understanding of structural geology and the mechanics of tectonic faulting which was always in the center of his interest was substantially advanced by Mandl's work.Topics covered are: Particle flow modelling, analog modelling techniques, large-scale tectonic models, onset of faulting above evaporites, dynamic triggering of earthquakes, growth of initially segmented fault zones.


Biography of Georg Mandl; List of Publications by Georg Mandl; List of Contributors; Numerical Experiments on Rough Joints in Shear Using a Bonded Particle Model; On the Competition of Interplate Shear and Surface Erosion at Convergent Plate Boundaries; Approximate Theory of Substratum Creep and Associated Overburden Deformation in Salt Basins and Deltas; Fractal Concepts and their Application to Earthquakes in Austria; A Plasticity Model for Discontinua; Folding and Localized Faulting in a Frictional, Cohesive Overburden Resting over a Viscous Substratum; Structural Evolution within an Extruding Block: Model and Application to the Alpine-Pannonian System; In-situ Stress Measurements in Model Experiments of Tectonic Faulting; Development of Joint Sets in the Vicinity of Faults; Dynamic Triggering of Fault Slip; Normal Fault Growth: Evolution of Tipline Shapes and Slip Distribution; Subject Index.

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