Experimental Folding of Rocks Under Confining Pressure: Buckling of Single-Layer Rock Beams

  1. H. C. Heard,
  2. I. Y. Borg,
  3. N. L. Carter and
  4. C. B. Raleigh
  1. John Handin,
  2. Melvin Friedman,
  3. John M. Logan,
  4. Linda J. Pattison and
  5. Henri S. Swolfs

Published Online: 15 MAR 2013

DOI: 10.1029/GM016p0001

Flow and Fracture of Rocks

Flow and Fracture of Rocks

How to Cite

Handin, J., Friedman, M., Logan, J. M., Pattison, L. J. and Swolfs, H. S. (1972) Experimental Folding of Rocks Under Confining Pressure: Buckling of Single-Layer Rock Beams, in Flow and Fracture of Rocks (eds H. C. Heard, I. Y. Borg, N. L. Carter and C. B. Raleigh), American Geophysical Union, Washington, D. C.. doi: 10.1029/GM016p0001

Author Information

  1. Center for Tectonophysics, Texas A&m University, College Station, Texas 77843

Publication History

  1. Published Online: 15 MAR 2013
  2. Published Print: 1 JAN 1972

ISBN Information

Print ISBN: 9780875900162

Online ISBN: 9781118664063

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Keywords:

  • Brass;
  • Calcite twin-lamella;
  • Coconino sandstone;
  • Confining pressure;
  • Lueders limestone;
  • Pressure cell;
  • Single-layer rock beams;
  • Stress-strain curves

Summary

This chapter contains sections titled:

  • Apparatus

  • Experimental Results

  • Lueders Limestone

  • Indiana Limestone

  • Coconino Sandstone

  • Brass

  • Petrofabric Results

  • Conclusions