On Scaling of Fracture Energy and Stress Drop in Dynamic Rupture Models: Consequences for Near-Source Ground-Motions

  1. Rachel Abercrombie,
  2. Art McGarr,
  3. Giulio Di Toro and
  4. Hiroo Kanamori
  1. P. M. Mai1,
  2. P. Somerville2,
  3. A. Pitarka2,
  4. L. Dalguer3,
  5. S. Song4,
  6. G. Beroza4,
  7. H. Miyake5 and
  8. K. Irikura6

Published Online: 18 MAR 2013

DOI: 10.1029/170GM28

Earthquakes: Radiated Energy and the Physics of Faulting

Earthquakes: Radiated Energy and the Physics of Faulting

How to Cite

Mai, P. M., Somerville, P., Pitarka, A., Dalguer, L., Song, S., Beroza, G., Miyake, H. and Irikura, K. (2006) On Scaling of Fracture Energy and Stress Drop in Dynamic Rupture Models: Consequences for Near-Source Ground-Motions, in Earthquakes: Radiated Energy and the Physics of Faulting (eds R. Abercrombie, A. McGarr, G. Di Toro and H. Kanamori), American Geophysical Union, Washington, D. C.. doi: 10.1029/170GM28

Author Information

  1. 1

    Institute of Geophysics ETH Zurich, Schafmattstrasse 30, 8093 Switzerland

  2. 2

    URS Corporation 566 EL Dorado Street, Pasadena, CA 91101-2560

  3. 3

    Department of Geological Sciences, San Diego State University San Diego, CA 92182

  4. 4

    Department of Geophysics, Stanford University 397 Panama Mall, Stanford, CA 94305-2215

  5. 5

    Earthquake Research Institute, Univ. Tokyo, 1-1-1 Yayoi Bunkyoku, Tokyo 113-0032, Japan

  6. 6

    Aichi Institute of Technology 1247 Yachigusa, Yagusa, Toyota 470-0392, Japan

Publication History

  1. Published Online: 18 MAR 2013
  2. Published Print: 1 JAN 2006

ISBN Information

Print ISBN: 9780875904351

Online ISBN: 9781118666272

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Keywords:

  • Seismic waves;
  • Energy dissipation;
  • Faults (Geology);
  • Seismology

Summary

This chapter contains sections titled:

  • Introduction

  • Dynamic Rupture Modeling and Sourceparameter Extraction

  • Stress Drop Scaling

  • Fracture Energy Scaling

  • Discussion

  • Conclusions